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ASUS RTX 4090 TUF Gaming OC Review – TUF to beat!

This will be our last RTX 4090 AIB review before the launch of the RTX 4080, so we’re checking out the ASUS TUF Gaming OC model. It’s incredibly well built, but does it perform as well as it looks? Dominic also gives his views on the power adapter situation…

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00:00 Introduction – the power adapter situation
02:54 ASUS TUF 4090
03:26 Design overview, dimensions / weight
04:44 Fans and backplate
05:48 RGB / display outputs
06:36 Disassembly
07:41 PCB and cooler analysis
08:38 Memory thermal pad issue?
09:59 Test setup
10:30 Thermals and acoustics
12:16 Noise-normalised testing
12:47 Power draw and clock speed
13:27 Game benchmarks
13:57 Overclocking
14:45 Closing thoughts

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CPU: Intel Core i9-12900K
Motherboard: MSI MEG Z690 Unify
Memory: 32GB ADATA XPG Lancer DDR5 6000MHz CL40
CPU Cooler: MSI CoreLiquid S360
SSD: 2TB MSI Spatium M.2 SSD
Power Supply: Corsair HX1200
Case: MSI MPG Velox 100P Airflow
Monitor: MSI Optix MPG321UR-QD

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