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ASUS Launches the GeForce® GTX Titan

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PRESS RELEASE

Most powerful single-GPU graphics card boasts NVIDIA® GPU Boost 2.0 technology and 6GB GDDR5, with intuitive tuning by ASUS GPU Tweak

London, England (22 February, 2013) - ASUS today announced the GeForce® GTX Titan graphics card, based on supercomputer-grade NVIDIA® Tesla K20X architecture. The new card delivers the world's most powerful single-GPU performance to PC gamers and multimedia enthusiasts. It is optimized for DirectX® 11.1 and PCI Express 3.0, with a GPU clock of 876MHz achieved by use of NVIDIA® GPU Boost 2.0 technology. The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan offers 6GB of GDDR5 video memory clocked at 6000MHz.

It presents the advanced graphics processing power required to fully enjoy the next evolution in gaming technology and multimedia in standards well beyond full HD 1080p. The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan ships with the user-friendly GPU Tweak utility in the box, which allows customers to easily modify performance parameters through a clear yet detailed interface.

NVIDIA® GPU Boost 2.0 technology and ASUS GPU Tweak graphics card tuning

The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan uses a single GPU rated at 876MHz. NVIDIA® GPU Boost 2.0 technology drives the GPU clock, enabling higher core frequencies while ensuring stability and thermal efficiency. Customers can also change clock speeds, power consumption profiles, and control GPU temperatures via the NVIDIA® GPU Boost 2.0 interface.

Exclusive ASUS GPU Tweak integrates into this package, offering even more detailed graphics card performance modification options. Customers may change core and memory clocks, voltages, and fan speeds, plus create dedicated profiles for different games and applications. Proven and tested on a host of ASUS graphics cards, the latest GPU Tweak version uses an intuitive and friendly interface that puts all customers, beginners to seasoned hardware enthusiasts, in full command of the great power afforded by the ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan.

Supercomputer-grade graphics power

The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan utilizes a design derived from NVIDIA® Tesla K20X technology. NVIDIA® Tesla graphics cards are popular in supercomputer applications used by graphics professionals, designers, and researchers all over the world. The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan uses 2688 CUDA cores and a 384-bit memory interface for its 6GB GDDR5 video memory, which is clocked at 6000MHz. As such, it delivers power that can easily handle the most advanced games and multimedia in resolutions above 2560 x 1600. It further supports smooth DirectX® 11.1 performance, even with all effects and graphics settings set to maximum. For gamers and PC graphics enthusiasts, it arrives as the card of choice for next generation entertainment.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

Global release scheduled for 25 February, 2013. Recommended retail price US$999, though prices may vary by location. Complete information available from local ASUS representatives.

Full specifications are available at www.asus.com.

About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world's best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC(TM). ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2011 was approximately US$11.9 billion.