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ASUS Introduces Dark Knight series Graphics Cards

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In order to cater to users who require excellent graphical performance boosts and exceptional cooling from their graphic cards, ASUS, world-leading producer of top quality graphic solutions, has today introduced a range of self-designed version graphics cards comprising the latest EAH4870 DK and EN9800GTX+ DK Series. These ASUS designed graphics cards will come equipped with the Dark Knight Fansink that delivers extreme cooling and low noise-levels—greatly enhancing gaming enjoyment. The inclusion of the EMI Shield, DIP Spring Chokes, LF PAK MOS, and Japan-made Solid Capacitors will allow users extreme performance and peace of mind at the same time; and furthermore, users will enjoy up to 9% performance improvements for gaming experiences with the ASUS EAH4870 DK TOP and EN9800GTX+ DK TOP.

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i wish that you'd've used a better title, it sounds like you're sorta advertising asus.
 
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"Luxurious Components" means gold, platinum or something similar? :laugh: Very bad choice of words, even for a taiwanese press release...
 
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"Luxurious Components" means gold, platinum or something similar? :laugh: Very bad choice of words, even for a taiwanese press release...
I think they mean this:

EMI Shield, DIP Spring Chokes, LF PAK MOS, and Japan-made Solid Capacitors
They are custom made PCB's as opposed to reference ones.

Any thoughts on the actual products themselves people? :p
 
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Yes, my thoughts were exactly for those "luxurious products" that other companies also use, or something similar. Wait and see... But "luxurious" is a word that makes me go away of the product itself... Sorry for OT...
 
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Custom made PCBs...but still not black. Weird.
 
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Custom made PCBs...but still not black. Weird.
They made the 9800 Blue. But I agree, using black PCB's would have really finished off the Dark Knight theme
 

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Always liked ASUS's cards innovations, just not their prices :)
 
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Preach preach!!!! Tell it to em Pinchy, if they would have a more appealing bundle or just flatout make custom pcb performance cards for a reasonable enough price vs asus's current price premium, everything would be dandy!
 

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I think the relevant question is how these cards will perform in comparison to both reference and non-reference cards in the same category equipped with aftermarket coolers. If they perform the same or better then folks wont have to spend money on aftermarket HSFs. Too bad that few reviews actually do these comparisons.
 
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Seems to my the Asus design team hasnt seen any batman movie.. do they really think the dark knight wears red and blue? Maybe they are color-blind.
 
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only the good 9xxx card's from nvidia is the 9800 gtx+
 
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Forget about the name. The board looks cool and ASUS won my respect after buying a 9800GT Ultimate - Fantastic card and price!