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ASUS unveils the ROG TYTAN CG8890 Gaming Desktop PC

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ASUS launches the ROG TYTAN CG8890 Desktop PC, powered by a liquid-cooled Intel Core i7-3960X processor with Turbo Gear enabling 6-core CPU instant overclocking to reach a maximum speed of 4.2 GHz. It comes equipped with the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 graphics card that supports up to four monitors, while dual 128 GB SATA3 SSDs in RAID 0 delivers four times greater data access speeds than generic HDDs. The audio quality is further enhanced by an ASUS Xonar DX sound card, providing 35 times clearer audio than onboard audio codecs, giving gamers an audio advantage over their opponents.

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I want to see a missile massacre mod for this case!
 
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Just by looking at that I wonder:

1. Do you really need to pop the side panels off for a 4.2Ghz overclock?

2. if you are going to pop the side panels, wouldn't you want your fan grills to not choke the fans? Those grills look like they are designed to stop things from coming in. Looks like the engineers and the warranty department got into a fight, and the compromise was to put armor plating in front of the fans.

3. That is a lot of fans. 6 fans just out in front... Even if those fans spin at 1000RPM, that is just a whole lot of extra noise that isnt worth it.

4. What the hell is 10-way venting? The case only has 6 sides lol... the hot air must be stopping for a snack and a stretch at vent 7.

This whole rig is a bit of a drama queen IMO. There are mini ITX chassis that can pack comparable gear (heat and pert wise), with a higher over-clock, and do it with two fans for the whole system.
 
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pretty sure the answer to all of those is .....

because we can.....
 
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What an ugly POS! Asus, gtfo :shadedshu
 
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This can be yours for a measly $10,000 :toast:




j/k have know clue how much it cost....bet im close :shadedshu
 
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Ummmm...I dunno about you all but lasers, missiles, or something that goes pew pew better come out of those sides or I cry RIPOFF! ;)
 
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phanbuey: Oriental designers ARE drama queens, haha, if it is not crazy it is not good. Untill recently, just to comment one example of thousands, until recently gigabyte/asus/etc applications looked more like Space Viruses than serious pieces of software... (I wrote them about it many times and now YOU are enjoying a more streamlined and adult aesthetic experience :)

Regarding this monster.... it is simple: 10-way venting means ... TEN FANS!!

It only lacks some 8-bit music for each "level" of "amazing OC" to be a fully featured abomination...

BTW: 4,2 Mhz???? I am at 4600 with only a 7-way venting Cosmos case... Asus? Hey!
 
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I want to see how they managed the inside of this thing :O
 
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I.....keep hearing Pac man's theme and sound effects every time i look at it. If this was the early eighties......that thing would rock:rockout:
 
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Umm.... NO! How dare you insult the '80s & PacMan with this steaming pile :shadedshu
 
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Hmmm, give it a few missiles in the front venting with a huge red "Fire" button with a hard-acrylic casing around it and maybe we will talk.
 
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i wonder if they use a full water cooler treatment for their dual gpus card, cpu, vrams, and also chipset, it would be an overkill gaming rig desktop from asus...:laugh:
 
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Looks like exhaust ports like on a weird machine thing
 

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I actually kind of like it.
 
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Oriental designers ARE drama queens, haha, if it is not crazy it is not good.
I agree with this.

Only Asia would come up with cars which have excessive camber as a fashion statement.
 

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Let's see here...
According to the ROG press release, it has a Rampage IV Formula housing a 3960x, 4x4GB of DDR3-2133, a liquid cooler for the CPU(looks like an Antec all-in-one), an Asus GTX690, 2 128GB SSDs in RAID0(they look like Corsair drives), and a 2TB HDD.
You could build that yourself(minus the horrid case) for ~$3k USD. They're asking how much for this ugly thing?
 
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That thing will transform and destroy your mouth!
 
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Pretty nice, for what I'm guessing the price might be like $3000-5000. IMO, not worth it.
 
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Ill go with Soundwave for $500?
 

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Hmm, I actually want to check this out, A LOT.

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The first thing I thought was of the original Knight Rider firebird when the car opens up going 350 MPH. Otherwise, rather gimmicky to me.
 
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The first thing I thought was of the original Knight Rider firebird when the car opens up going 350 MPH. Otherwise, rather gimmicky to me.
:roll

So true: