ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 1080 TI Platinum Edition Review: Page 5 of 10

Posted by Damon Bailey on Friday, December 1, 2017 - 8:00am

System Configuration & Software

CPU: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Mobo: ASUS ROG STRIX X399-E

Ram: 64GB (4x16GB) Corsair Dominator Platinum 3200Mhz

SSD: Samsung 960 Pro 2TB

chassis: Hydra Bench

OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional

 

All testing was performed at stock settings with the exception of system memory that had its XMP profile enabled.

The software is comprised of only a pair of Utilities and a ROG skinned version of TechPowerUp’s GPUz.

ASUS GPU Tweak II

Do More with One Click Than You Ever Thought Possible

ASUS GPU Tweak II provides an intuitive interface to access serious functionalities, all right at your fingertips. And the best part is, you can access all that on-the-fly, even in-game ─ all with one click.

  • Enjoy your music and videos by clicking Silent Mode
  • Game for hours on with Gaming Mode as the default setting in ASUS graphics cards
  • Bench and play the most demanding games by clicking OC Mode to unlock maximum performance
  • Stream and record your gameplay on-the-fly with XSplit Gamecaster

ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB Platinum Edition

ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB Platinum Edition

The Poseidon comes with 3 profiles:

Silent Mode:

ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB Platinum Edition

Featuring a clock speed of 1684 MHz and boosting to 1974 MHz.

Gaming Mode (default):

ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB Platinum Edition

Featuring a clock speed of 1709 MHz and a boost speed of 1987 Mhz.

And finally,

OC Mode:

ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB Platinum Edition

With the highest clock speed and performance, featuring a clock speed of 1734 MHz and boosting to over the 2 GHz mark to 2012 MHz.

 

ASUS Aura Sync (GPU)

ASUS Aura Sync takes RGB lighting beyond the checkbox, combining and controlling the LEDs of all your Aura-enabled products from a single application to achieve perfect, synchronized harmony. From motherboards and RGB strips to graphics cards and beyond, Aura Sync enables a veritable symphony of light for ultimate personalization.

ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB Platinum Edition

ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB Platinum Edition

The side logo and RGB header on the rear can be controlled by the Aura software.

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