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Old 27-01-14, 10:07 AM
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ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX780 Review



Today we're looking at the ASUS Poseidon GTX780, combining water-cooling with air-cooling to be all things to all men.


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Old 27-01-14, 10:10 AM
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Tom, one small suggestion, usually I'm not a grammar Nazi as long as I understand what anyone is trying to say but the way you pronounce "Poseidon" made me cringe when I was watching the Rushkit video
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Old 27-01-14, 10:23 AM
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Tom, one small suggestion, usually I'm not a grammar Nazi as long as I understand what anyone is trying to say but the way you pronounce "Poseidon" made me cringe when I was watching the Rushkit video
Thats not grammar though
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Old 27-01-14, 10:28 AM
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Thats not grammar though
Pronounciation Nazi sounded weird in my head :P
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I really like this card, it looks absolutely awesome. In my opinion though Asus need to drop the price by £30-40 to further distance that gap between full cover and this hybrid cooler.

Personally, if I was going all out to watercool my rig and considering the costs of the Poseidon is the same as a 780 with a full cover block, I would go for the full cover over this.
But, if the price of the Poseidon was that £30-40 cheaper then I (and many others) would be more than likely to go for it.

For the convenience and warranty issues and all the rest of it, it is worth it though.
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I really do like this card, very good design. A well deserved innovation award.

It was a shame ASUS were unable to change it to a 780Ti variant, but that's more nvidia's fault than anyone else, releasing a new gaming flagship without any notice.

I do hope we will see more cards of this design in the future.
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Old 27-01-14, 11:26 AM
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A good review, but I'm afraid I personally wouldn't choose this card over a standard reference card, full coverage block and backplate.
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Tom, one small suggestion, usually I'm not a grammar Nazi as long as I understand what anyone is trying to say but the way you pronounce "Poseidon" made me cringe when I was watching the Rushkit video
I feel your pain mate, it's like scratching a blackboard to me.

Is it a deliberate thing though as in posser idon.... I don't now. Its Poseidon, as in the Greek god of the seas.......
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awesome review TTL, i've been looking forward to this review for some time!
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Old 27-01-14, 04:09 PM
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Great review as always, but yeah "poseidon"...
At least your being creative
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