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ASUS Mars II Dual GTX 580 3092M

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  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    *BEAST* :eek:

    Seems Nvidia back to Top. Owns single and dual crowns. Game over. Waiting Kepler and Southern Islands.
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    Is this card Quad-GPU? Cuz max power consumption says so :laugh:
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    700+ watts. holy crap that thing would cost a couple of bucks an hour to run....
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    OMG I've only read the conclusion and it looks awesome. :rockout:

    And it blows away the 6990 like I said it would, previously. :)
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    no point running furmark all day @ 700 W

    regular gaming is much less
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    Great review on a awesome card, but the price is a real turn off.
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    Nice review ^_^

    I'm cutting out my heart too purchase this as we speak, nearly there..............................X_X
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    By the gods! What monstrosity. A performance glimpse of the next single gpu solution coming next year only it has double the price.

    and with vsync turned on, it would be definitely lesser.
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    Page 30. The chart in OC Temps is named "Fan noise" and the first word in the conclusion
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    been a while since i posted on these forums , but always reading .......... this card is for the INSANE gamer , meaning if u have the Dough and u want to show then u go MARS .

    i am still using my single gtx 480 , had SLI sold one because i was OVERKILL on games and power usage .......... but none the less nice card MARS ........ i hope to see this power reduced into a single gpu soon =)
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    How you work that out just because of the speed ?.. Hello ?, check the price differences out lol. And i am betting the enthusiasts market is no were near as big when your talking these prices like OMG 1.5k for a v card.

    And with that kinda performance i would get 2 6990's \590's before getting that. So glad i am not a enthusiast.
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    excellent review as always !

    This is a Masterpiece !

    The Bugatti Veyron of the graphics cards, but you also have to be an overclocker do not you just play games.
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    Agreed but luckily your avatar isn't a turn off.:laugh:
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    There's a typo W1zz: "Thw ASUS MARS II is really a monster graphics card."
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    fixed both. thanks
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    How the hell does a card so heavy stay on the motherboard without bending or warping in some way?!
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    FAST!! :eek:

    Price is a joke :roll:

    More power usage then two of my computer's combined lol

    Im surprised the fan noise is that load? :twitch: and i should know i run 2 4870X2's :laugh:
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    Can this run Crysis? :laugh:
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    I hardly call 10% faster @2560x1600 "blown away", TBH I expect more from 2XGTX580 cores and $1499.
    The results are hardly impressive.
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    The thing that makes you scratch your head though, is you can buy 2 gtx 590s or 2 radeon 6990s for the same price.

    It's a nice statement by Asus that they can engineer such a robust card. A little on the expensive side for the performance it brings to the table.
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    10% faster for twice as much money. This must be the new math I'm always hearing about.



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    its sort of a collector's edition card, nothing that will sell in masses. and yes, i do agree 10% difference from HD6990 in 2560X1600 dont make it THAT faster. considering the power consumption of that thing nothing here is a miracle
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    Woow, amazing performance!!! Let's play now some shitty console ports.
    C'mon now people, it's a nice demonstration of power but let's be realistic...
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    So are they going to drop an Ares II Dual 6970 monstrosity for 1500 that is 10% faster than this?

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