July 1st, 2005, 12:16 AM
How to Pronounce ASUS?
Hi Everybody, I saw an ad on TV last night for an ASUS laptop, it's the first time I've ever seen a TV ad from them. At the end the voice over guy pronounced ASUS as - ah zoose, I've always thought it was ay sus, does anyone know for sure how it's meant to be pronounced as I've only ever seen it written and never even thought about pronunciation.
July 1st, 2005, 12:33 AM
A lot depends on what part of the world you live in. Here in the Mid South (USA) it sounds like A suse
Your Down Under accent works for me though.
July 1st, 2005, 12:57 AM
I pronounce it just as it's spelled.
Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe
Athlon64 3200+ Venice
eVGA 6800GS 256MB PCI-E
160GB Western Digital 7200RPM SATA II
1GB (2x 512MB) Patriot Signature PC3200
Antec TruePower II 550W
CM Centurion 5
Windows XP Home Edition SP2
July 1st, 2005, 01:01 AM
July 1st, 2005, 03:43 AM
July 1st, 2005, 06:06 AM
Everyone I know has always used "Ay Suss". I've been wrong before tho -- I went for years thinking "VER ih zon" instead of "ver EYE zon" before I finally heard an ad on TV.
Safe computing is a habit, not a toolkit.
July 1st, 2005, 08:31 AM
naw its ay-soos, i saw a clinic thing on their motherboards at comp usa
July 1st, 2005, 10:59 AM
A-sus for me. 'Assooss' just irritates me
July 1st, 2005, 11:42 AM
I usually pronounce it "Heyzus"
Core i7 2600K @ 4GHz | Noctua NH-C12P SE14 | ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z | 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1600 CL9 | Gigabyte GTX 670 OC 2GB | 256GB Crucial m4 | 2TB WD Green | Samsung DVD±RW | Seasonic X 460w Fanless | Fractal Design Define Mini | Windows 7 Ultimate | Dell 2209WA @ 75Hz
Join the HwC Folding@Home team!
July 1st, 2005, 11:55 AM
hey zeus lol. LONG LIVE CANADA. thats where im running if the states pass that serve 18 months military when you turn 18
July 1st, 2005, 01:01 PM
Opteron firstname.lastname@example.orgGHz (stock HS/fan), Asus A8N-SLI SE (passive NB), 1.5GB RAM (2:3:2:5, 2T), WD Raptor 740GD 74GB, Maxtor DM10 300GB, Asus EN7600GT SILENT@???, M-Audio Revo 7.1, Nebula DigiTV, Dell 2005FPW, Enermax 431W Active.
July 1st, 2005, 07:21 PM
My boss recently went to Taiwan. According to him, when he pulled out his Asus laptop, the locals there pronounced it more like, "Us-us".
But like most of you, I still pronounce it A-sus.
July 1st, 2005, 07:38 PM
I remember the same question coming up a year or so ago. Someone even posted an audio clip of themselves pronouncing it
A-sus for me, I'm afraid.
Not saying it's wrong, but 'Ay-zoos' sounds American, like 'eye-racky' (Iraqi) and 'jag-wahr' (Jaguar)
Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Edition, Gigabyte Z77-D3H, Ivy Bridge i7 3770, nVidia GTX480 1.5Gb, 16Gb Corsair 1600MHz, Creative X-Fi, Seagate 500Gb SATA II, DGM 23" Widescreen TFT
"Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction" -Blaise Pascal
July 2nd, 2005, 11:49 AM
Yeah I've always pronounced it A-sus as well.
Oh well, many words get pronounced differently in different part of the world, I'll bet New-Zealanders probably pronounce it as "E-sis" or something equally kooky.
July 2nd, 2005, 12:13 PM
Originally Posted by dannyboy27
LOL i remember that, it was K62 that done it.
A-sus for me. also, danny, i noticed that in the ******* gumball rally they said Jag-wahr!
EDIT: stupid filter, JackA$$
Shuttle System l Intel Core2Extreme l 8GB Ram l 64GB OCZ SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
IBM ThinkPad T60 l 2GHz Core2Duo l 4GB Ram l 60GB Kingston SSD l Windows 7 Ultimate X64
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)