Asus announces Poseidon GTX 780, with hybrid air and water cooling

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Asus are planning to expand their Republic of Gamers line-up with two new high-end Nvidia cards - The Poseidon GTX 780 and the GTX 780 Ti DirectCU II. The Poseidon will add a hybrid cooling solution to the GK 110 GPU at the core of the standard GTX 780.

Giveaway: Win an Asus gaming notebook and Assassin's Creed IV

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Want to sail the high seas in style? We're giving away an ASUS ROG G75JH gaming notebook and a copy of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag to one lucky buccaneer. All you have to do to enter is fill out a quick survey, and like PC Gamer and Asus on Facebook. U.S. residents only.

Asus SSD announced with RAIDR high-speed PCIe interface

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Taiwanese manufacturing mogul, Asus, are aiming their Republic of Gamers alter ego squarely at the performance SSD arena by announcing its very own PCI-Express solid state drive. The top SSDs are already bumping up against the limits of the SATA 6Gbps interface, so if you want to push past that these PCIe drives are the way forward. Well, until the hybrid SATA Express interface sees the light of day anyways.

ASUS demos glasses-free 3D gaming laptop

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To 3D or not 3D, that is most definitely the question which we're finding ourselves asked every time we wander in to a shop to buy a new monitor or laptop. If your objection to stereoscopic gaming is having to wear sunglasses indoors, ASUS has a potential answer in the shape of the Republic of Gamers G53SX laptop that's being shown off at Computex right now. It's the world's first glasses-free 3D laptop.

If it helps, you can think of it as a giant Nintendo 3DS for playing WoW on.