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Originally Posted by General_Jaja View Post
Phenom = fen om ( rhyme with venom)
Acer = ace er
Asus = asoos (ay-sus)
PhysX = fizz ex

That's how I pronounce them.
that's how I pronounce them, except for Asus
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Originally Posted by General_Jaja View Post
Phenom = Phen om ( rhyme with venom)
Acer = ace er Ace er
Asus = asoos A sus
PhysX = fizz ex Fys ex

That's how I pronounce them.
thats how I do it.
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I can't believe that this is still going but I'll post my real opinion. As the E in Phenom is followed by 1 consonant it is traditionally a long vowel, thus it is pronounced fee-nawm. In order to be pronounced fe-nawm it would have to be spelt like this: Phennom
    
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lol i hate how he pronounces physx like fizz ex
well, it technically is fizz-ex as its a trademark name and thats how its said in all nvidias videos..... such as the one at the bottom of this page http://www.geforce.com/#/News/articl...adness-returns
     
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its liek venom. Phenom.
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I've always pronounced it as Fee-Nom.
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I can't believe that this is still going but I'll post my real opinion. As the E in Phenom is followed by 1 consonant it is traditionally a long vowel, thus it is pronounced fee-nawm. In order to be pronounced fe-nawm it would have to be spelt like this: Phennom
Yes, but English often breaks its own rules because of its many different language roots. My dad used to say to me, "I before E except after C, or when sounding in A as in neighbor and weigh... and when it's not."

Drove me nuts in my German class, too. I swear, there at most 20 regular verbs in that language. Everything else is irregular, and FIIK how they're conjugated...
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