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ASUS Designs Own Monster Dual-GTX 285 4 GB Graphics Card

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Now you know why there is extreme piracy...

@ weer: But 2560x1600 is rare and hardly anyone uses it...I bet you rich ppl wont buy those screens until they're more popular...
What are you talking about, African brother? 750 US$ for the 30-incher.
 

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What are you talking about, African brother? 750 US$ for the 30-incher.
Not African....I just immigrated there.
I'm trying to say 2560x1600 is not as popular as 1920x1080
 

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usually i am convinced that there is no point in going 2 GB VRAM. simply because any card would be too slow (fps wise) at such settings. no difference between 7 and 14 fps.. both isnt playable. with this card however, there might be chance that we could see some benefits.

only exception might be gta4 which seems to benefit nicely from more memory even at less demanding resolutions/AA. read: shit engine. not to mention the extremely gay DRM - i boycott it for benchmarks
Yup. That's just about what I said/thought. And I got some back-up.

Since the first time a graphics card was forcefully glued 1024MB of vRAM without needing it because it was an entry-level card, this card is the only one that makes the ridiculous amount of memory seem cool.

Oh, and I hate the crappy porting job those idiots did to GTA 4. Isn't it fun to laugh at them?
 

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Not African....I just immigrated there.
I'm trying to say 2560x1600 is not as popular as 1920x1080
and if even 1/10th of the people with those 30" screens want these monster cards, asus would sell out.

its not like these are going to be mass produced and sold at best buy for $2K for the next 2 years. they're a brief thing for those that want the best, and want it now.
 

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Not African....I just immigrated there.
I'm trying to say 2560x1600 is not as popular as 1920x1080
So, you're white living in a black man's world?! White power, brotha!

Yes, and gold is not as popular as bronze. I used to have bronze.. then I gave it away to someone who wouldn't be able to use that past tense as quickly as me. Hey, if they ever came out with a 37" ~3400x2130 resolution, I'd do something else with the 30". Although, since it was refurbished from Dell when I got it, I may not just give it away. Besides, it's fucking awesome.
 

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and if even 1/10th of the people with those 30" screens want these monster cards, asus would sell out.

its not like these are going to be mass produced and sold at best buy for $2K for the next 2 years. they're a brief thing for those that want the best, and want it now.
My.. god. You just described me. Except, I don't want it for that high of a price. No can do, huh?

This is going to be as expensive as the Ultra. Gosh, I wonder if there's someone who doesn't know what I am talking about.
 

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Great news btanunr!:toast:

Fantastic cooler, but I think the ''all-black'' would be better.. Is there any picture with the cooler itself?
 

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Great news btanunr!:toast:

Fantastic cooler, but I think the ''all-black'' would be better.. Is there any picture with the cooler itself?
The first picture is the complete card :)

Edit. it doesn't have the expansion bracket in the first picture.
 

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So, you're white living in a black man's world?! White power, brotha!

Yes, and gold is not as popular as bronze. I used to have bronze.. then I gave it away to someone who wouldn't be able to use that past tense as quickly as me. Hey, if they ever came out with a 37" ~3400x2130 resolution, I'd do something else with the 30". Although, since it was refurbished from Dell when I got it, I may not just give it away. Besides, it's fucking awesome.
Guess again!:laugh:
Im Taiwanese:)
 
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get ready to morgage you home for it lol!!

still Holy Mother of Moses is that a beast.:D
 

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@ weer: But 2560x1600 is rare and hardly anyone uses it...I bet you rich ppl wont buy those screens until they're more popular...
we will be adding 2560x1600 to future vga reviews. all praise zotac for providing us an LG 30"

using 2560x1600 is like going from weed to cocaine. i really really have to buy one for my desktop.
 

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I will when I have cash...:p
those 30"ers are Frikkin expensive!!
 
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How can this beast work with 1 x 8-pin?
 
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That's one 8-pin connector per PCB. Two in all.
 
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i swear this thread was about a 4GB GTX 295?
now it says "Dual GTX 285"?
 
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we will be adding 2560x1600 to future vga reviews. all praise zotac for providing us an LG 30"

using 2560x1600 is like going from weed to cocaine. i really really have to buy one for my desktop.
That's actually a pretty accurate metaphor.

Too bad they don't have such awesome deals in Germany.
 

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Too bad its only a collector edition. Id like to see something like this for ATI cards as well.
 
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Wow. Now the only burning question remaining for me is where's the part that allows me to sex it?
 

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Wow. Now the only burning question remaining for me is where's the part that allows me to sex it?
The SmartDoctor app comes with a/some sliders.
 

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Looks bad.... EVGA precision FTW!!:rockout:
 

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System Name My Comp | Fiancees Comp
Processor i7 5820k @ 4.6Ghz 1.285v| i5 2500k
Motherboard MSI x99 SLI Plus | AsRock Z77 Pro 3
Cooling Watercooled
Memory 16GB DDR4 2400 @ 2666 | 12GB DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) AMD R9 290x | MSI 5850 OC
Storage 128gb SSD + 2x 2TB | 2TB
Display(s) Asus 27" LCD | 25" Hanns G
Case CM Storm | CM Elite 430
Audio Device(s) Creative Recon 3D PCIe
Power Supply Enermax Galaxy 1250W | Rosewill 630w
Mouse Logitech G700s | Logitech G100s
Keyboard Logitech G901 | Logitech G105
Software Win 8.1 Ultimate x64 | Win 8.1 Ultimate x64
Benchmark Scores 3D Mark - Fire Strike Extreme - 4403
Another Asus innovation, seems they should almost be making their own GPU's as they also are the only company who makes 4850x2's.
 
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System Name Cyberline
Processor Intel Core i7 2600k
Motherboard Asus P8P67 LE Rev 3.0
Cooling Arctic Freezer Pro 7
Memory Corsair (4x2) 8gb 1600mhz
Video Card(s) AMD HD6950 x 2
Storage Kingstone 60gb SSD + WD 1tb x 2 + WD 2tb
Display(s) Philips 32inch LPF5605H (television)
Case antec 600
Audio Device(s) Focusrite 2i4 (USB)
Power Supply Seasonic 620watt 80+ Platinum
Mouse Elecom EX-G
Keyboard Rapoo V700
Software Windows 10 Pro 64bit