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ASUS MARS detailed , GTX285 Going Quad

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by sxs112.tw, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. sxs112.tw New Member

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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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    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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    Who said that its two GTX260?:wtf:

    What a great VGA from ASUS, thanks for the pics sxs112.
     
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    See picture #4
     
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    4th picture mate.
     
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    oh yeah, didnt see it.:shadedshu
     
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    Yeah right.
    In reality it has 2 vGPU phases and 1+1 memory phases on each card.
    Marketing.
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    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.
     
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