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ASUS MARS detailed , GTX285 Going Quad

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It’s much harder to make MARS than GTX295, especially in cooling and power design.

ASUS took a lot of efforts in design to make two GTX285 into one MARS.
Custom-made heatsink with total 8 heat-pipes (4 each side) to keep it cool

5+1 phase power for each GPU
With astonishing 4GB memory onboard

Now we can make GTX285 run from Tri-SLi to Quad-SLi.
This one is really going to be a record breaker.

Some details for MARS.













 

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#2
this was covered in the news some time ago.
 

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Uhh GTX295 is not two GTX260 its 2 GTX275s for start.
 
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5+1*2=12 phases
Yeah right.
In reality it has 2 vGPU phases and 1+1 memory phases on each card.
Marketing.
:rolleyes:
 
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#9
I dont see why marketing these specs, they worth nothing to someone that will buy 2, because only buying one is just plain stupid, since a quad295 would be cheaper
 
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You would think that the marketing team knows that most of the people who would buy a card like this are enthusiasts and can see right through the marketing propaganda. I guess they are aiming for the rich kid with too much money and not enough brains :/
 

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its a marketing presentation not geared to end users
 
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great bigger gpu less space on the mobo.