ASUS NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB ROG POSEIDON Watercooled
ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti ROG POSEIDON GAMING 11GB GDDR5X VR Ready Graphics Card, 3584 Core, 1594MHz GPU, 1620MHz Boost
The ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti is NVIDIA’s new flagship gaming GPU, based on the NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture. The latest addition to the ultimate gaming platform, this card is packed with extreme gaming horsepower, next-gen 11 Gbps GDDR5X memory, and a massive 11 GB frame buffer. #GameReady.
Air or Liquid: Your Choice to Chill
Liquid cooling has evolved to the point where it is not only about delivering superior cooling performance, but also adding personalised style to your gaming system.
The ROG Poseidon graphics card delivers on both fronts. With next-gen DirectCU H20 hybrid cooling and Patented Wing-Blade 0dB Fans that let you choose between air and liquid cooling, the ROG Poseidon combines superb performance with convenient flexibility. When it comes to aesthetics, ASUS Aura Sync and a unique, infinite-reflection design provides stunning RGB lighting effects, allowing you to build a gaming system that truly outshines the competition.
Next-Gen DirectCU H2O Hybrid Cooling: Complete Flexibility with Your Choice of Air or Liquid Cooling
Next-Gen DirectCU H2O is a hybrid thermal solution that combines a vapour chamber and water channel. Compared to the previous-gen design, the DirectCU H2O's in-channel water-flow rate has been increased by 22% for better heat dissipation. The new ROG Poseidon is constructed with a larger 2.5-slot cooler, providing 40% more surface area for thermal dissipation compared to previous 2-slot designs, leading to lower temperatures and quieter performance.
Standard G1/4-Inch Terminal Block
With a new G1/4-inch terminal block*, the Poseidon allows you to choose from a wide variety of fittings and makes plumbing a custom water loop easier than ever.
*Barbs need to be purchased separately.
Make the Cooling Even More
The ROG Poseidon features our patented wing-blade design fans that provide maximum airflow. With IP5X certification, the fan bearings are protected from dust ingress, ensuring a long lifespan. Armed with an efficient cooler and 0dB fan technology, the ROG Poseidon allows you to play light gaming sessions in complete silence and has the credentials to tackle heavier workloads with minimal noise.
Patented Wing-Blade Design: Max Air Flow with 105% More Air Pressure
Patented wing-blade fans deliver maximum air flow and 105% greater static pressure over the heat sink, while operating at an up to 3X quieter volume than reference cards.
0dB Technology: Game in Complete Silence
Innovative 0dB technology stops the fan completely when the GPU temperature remains below a set level*, letting you enjoy light gaming in complete silence.
*55°C for ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
IP5X-Certified Dust Resistance: Longer Fan Lifespan
The fans in ROG Poseidon graphics cards are certified under the International Protection Marking (IP code) as IP5X dust resistant for improved reliability and a longer lifespan. This stringent certification process ensures ROG Poseidon graphics cards provide optimal fan performance, even under severe conditions.
ASUS FanConnect II: Optimal System Cooling
ASUS FanConnect II features two 4-pin, hybrid-controlled headers that can be connected to both PWM and DC system fans for optimal system cooling. The connected fans reference both the GPU and CPU, operating automatically based on the one with the higher temperature. A comprehensive set of tuning options allow you to tune fan speeds for efficient cooling.
GPU Tweak II Lets You Easily Set These ASUS FanConnect II Modes
• Auto Mode: Chassis fan speeds reference GPU temperatures and operate based on the default factory setting.
• Manual Mode: Allows you to set a fixed speed for connected fans.
• User-Defined Mode: Allows you to set chassis fans to reference either the CPU or GPU temperature to determine rotational speed. Additionally, a smart, automatic calibration routine senses the controllable range of connected fans and allows you to fine-tune speeds for efficient cooling and low noise.
Premium Quality and Best Reliability
Auto-Extreme Technology: Industry-only 100% Automated Production Process
All ASUS graphics cards are now produced using Auto-Extreme Technology, an industry-exclusive, 100% automated production process that incorporates premium materials to set a new standard of quality. Auto-Extreme Technology ensures consistent graphics card quality as well as improved performance and longevity. Since the introduction of Auto-Extreme technology, reliability has improved by 30%. This new manufacturing process is also environmentally friendly, eliminating harsh chemicals and reducing power consumption by 50%.
• 100% automation removes human fallibility from production.
• Fortify component overclocking stability.
• Advanced and stringent quality control.
• Advanced components design innovation.
• Smooth circuit board without sharp bumps.
• Flux-free production.
10+2 Phase Super Alloy Power II: Enhanced Durability and Efficiency
ASUS engineers have integrated premium alloy components into their graphics card designs to reinforce overall reliability. Super Alloy Power II components greatly enhance efficiency, reduce power loss and achieve thermal levels that are approximately 50% cooler than previous designs.
Personalised Gaming Style
ASUS Aura Sync: Infinitely Outshine the Competition
Featuring Aura RGB Lighting on both the shroud and backplate, the ROG Poseidon implements a mirror-reflection design concept, giving the illusion of a lighting effect that extends to infinity. The lighting can be customised to display your choice of millions of colours and six different effects. Combined with ASUS Aura Sync RGB LED synchronisation technology, you can enjoy a totally personalised gaming system when you pair the ROG Poseidon with an Aura-enabled gaming motherboard.
Aura Lighting Effects:
• Static: Always on.
• Breathing: Fades in & out.
• Strobing: Flashes on & off.
• Colour Cycle: Fades between the colours of the rainbow.
• Music Effect: Pluses to the beat of your music.
• CPU Temperature: Changes colour with GPU load.
Gear Up for Ultimate Gaming Experience
VR-Friendly HDMI Ports: Easily Enjoy Immersive Virtual Reality Experience
ROG Poseidon graphics cards have two HDMI ports for connecting a VR device and display at the same time, so you can enjoy immersive virtual reality experiences anytime without having to swap cables.
Cool to The Extreme: The Best Combo for Your Water-Cooling System
ROG teamed up with the geniuses at Bitspower to develop an all-new, integrated water-cooling solution for Maximus IX Extreme — one that elevates simplicity and efficiency to extraordinary levels. Designed from the ground up, and ready to work right out of the box, Maximus IX Extreme's built-in monobloc has flow-rate, water-leak and temperature sensors all seamlessly integrated — plus Aura Sync RGB lighting, for instant curb appeal! (Not included, sold separately.)
Enjoy the Flawless and Complete Gameplay: The Best Combo for Ultra-Smooth Gaming
NVIDIA G-SYNC™ synchronises the ROG Swift gaming monitor's refresh rate to the GPU in your GeForce® GTX-powered PC, eliminating screen tearing and minimising display stutter and input lag. With ROG Poseidon gaming graphics cards and ROG Swift gaming monitors, scenes appear instantly, objects look sharper, and gameplay is super smooth, giving you a stunning visual experience and a serious competitive edge. (Not included, sold separately.)
Gaming Performance, Brilliantly Boosted.: Boost Game in SLI Configuration with ROG SLI HB Bridge
The all-new ROG SLI HB (High-Bandwidth) Bridge doubles the available transfer bandwidth of the previous generation to deliver gloriously detailed graphics and silky smooth gameplay. Support for multiple 2-way configurations — both 3-slot and 4-slot — provide maximum flexibility. ROG SLI HB Bridge features ASUS-exclusive Aura RGB lighting that displays millions of colours to express your unique gaming style, and Aura Sync technology that perfectly synchronises lighting for a system that really shines. Connect to on-board 4-pin RGB header of ROG Poseidon for Aura Sync. (Not included, sold separately.)
Game Your Way
GPU Tweak II with XSplit Gamecaster: Intuitive Performance Tweaking
Redesigned with an intuitive, all-new UI, GPU Tweak II makes overclocking easier and more visual than ever, while still retaining advanced options for seasoned overclockers. With one click, the new Gaming Booster function maximises system performance by removing redundant processes and allocating all available resources automatically.
• Gaming Booster: One-click Performance Up
• Visual Effects: Boost your performance by turning off windows visual effects.
• System Services: Automatically or manually turn off windows services or process.
• Memory Defragmentation: Re-arrange & free your system memory without closing any processes.
XSplit Gamecaster: Instant Gameplay Streaming
An included 1-year XSplit Gamecaster premium license* — a $99 USD value — lets you easily stream or record gameplay via a convenient, in-game overlay. The overlay also displays GPU clock speed, temperature, and VRM usage, and has GPU Tweak II controls, so gamers can choose a gaming profile and boost performance with just one click.
The GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti is the world's fastest gaming GPU. 3584 NVIDIA® CUDA® cores and a massive 11 GB frame buffer deliver 35% faster performance than the GeForce GTX 1080.
GeForce® GTX 10-Series graphics cards are powered by Pascal to deliver up to 3X the performance of previous-generation graphics cards, plus breakthrough gaming technologies and VR experiences.
Discover next-generation VR performance, the lowest latency, and plug-and-play compatibility with leading headsets—driven by NVIDIA VRWorks™ technologies. VR audio, physics, and haptics let you hear and feel every moment. Features • NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti: The fastest gaming GPU that delivers 35% faster performance than the GeForce GTX 1080.
• Next-Gen DirectCU H2O Hybrid Cooling: Complete flexibility with your choice of air or liquid cooling.
• Standard G1/4-Inch Terminal Block: Let you easily choose from various of barbs and plumb a custom water loop.
• Patented Wing-Blade IP5X-Certified Fans: Maximum airflow and longer fan lifespan.
• ASUS FanConnect II: Hybrid-controlled system fan headers for optimal system cooling.
• Industry Only Auto-Extreme Technology with Super Alloy Power II: Deliver premium quality and best reliability.
• ASUS Aura Sync: Perfect RGB LED synchronisation enables system personalisation.
• VR-Friendly HDMI Ports: Let you enjoy VR experiences anytime without having to swap cables.
• GPU Tweak II with XSplit Gamecaster: Intuitive performance tweaking and real-time.
|Chipset||GeForce GTX 1080 Ti|
|Edition||ROG POSEIDON GAMING|
|Manufacturing process||16 nm|
|Core Clock||1594 (1620 in OC Mode) MHz|
|Boost Clock||1708 (1733 in OC Mode) MHz|
|Memory Clock||11010 (11100 in OC Mode) MHz|
|Memory Bus||352 Bit|
|Cooling Solution||Hybrid: Custom Water Cooling + Air Cooling|
|Cooler Design||DirectCU H2O with RGB LED|
|Interface||PCIe 3.0 (x16)|
|Maximum Digital Resolution||7680x4320 @ 60Hz|
|Maximum Analog (VGA) Resolution||N/A|
|Max. Concurrent Displays||4 Displays|
|NVIDIA SLI Support||2-Way SLi with High Bandwidth Bridge Support|
|GeForce GTX VR Ready||Yes|
|Microsoft DirectX Support||12 API with Feature Level 12.1|
|Low Profile Compatible||No|
|Low Profile Support||N/A|
|Graphics Card TDP/Power|
|Graphics Card Power Connectors||2 x 8-pin PCIe|
|Minimum Recommended PSU|
|Maximum GPU Temperature||91 °C|
|Dimensions||158 x 50 298 mm|
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Date Issued: 10th Mar 2017
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