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ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan Sets Four 3DMark World Records

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PRESS RELEASE

Graphics card based on NVIDIA® Kepler supercomputer technology proves its power when paired with an ROG Rampage IV Extreme motherboard

London, England (2 April, 2013) - ASUS today announced that the ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan graphics card has established four new 3DMark world records, supervised by in-house ROG overclocking experts Andre Yang and Shamino. The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan is the most powerful single-GPU graphics card currently available, as demonstrated with record-breaking 3DMark11 scores of 36658 marks in the Entry preset, 37263 marks in the Performance preset, and 22076 marks in the Extreme preset. It has also set a world record of 21818 in 3DMark Fire Strike, the latest and most demanding benchmark from Futuremark®.

The new world records

ROG overclocking expert Andre Yang set the new 3DMark11 records using liquid nitrogen-cooled ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan cards in a four-way NVIDIA® SLITM configuration with an ROG Rampage IV Extreme motherboard and an Intel® CoreTM i7-3970X processor. Additional information on these world records and the configurations used can be found at http://www.3dmark.com/hall-of-fame/.

The 3DMark Fire Strike world record was achieved by Andre Yang and fellow ROG team member and overclocker Shamino using two ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan cards in NVIDIA® SLI(TM). This achievement also used an ROG Rampage IV Extreme motherboard and an Intel® Core i7-3970X processor.

About the ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan

The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan has a dual-slot design with a full NVIDIA® Kepler GPU - a GPU previously reserved for supercomputer applications. It features 2688 CUDA cores and a 384-bit memory interface for its 6GB GDDR5 video memory, clocked at 6000MHz. The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan is DirectX® 11.1 compatible, and can easily run the latest PC games in resoutions of 2560 x 1600 and above.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

The ASUS GeForce® GTX Titan is currently available worldwide with an MSRP of US$999 and availability may vary. Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.

About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world's best-selling and 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 PCTM. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.