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#51
World Record. Just like the first Mars. I only knew gtx 295 Mars, which looks like a VHS tape. Dunno if there's an earlier version
World Records are so far hold by Quad-SLI GTX 580s ;)
Single GPU cards are simply alot easier to cool for extreme OCing.
Not to mention they usually have stronger VRMs than their dual GPU counter part.
 
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#53
That's one sick card!
 
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#54
OMG :eek: :twitch: :wtf:
 

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#55
:O wow, it wont even fit in my case!
 
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#56
I want one :cry: .. but couldn't afford....

 
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#59
i'm sure asus will let me try 1.2v to get the "wizz proof" seal
 
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I would pay extra for that on a graphics card lol
 
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#61
So, is this 1.5GB or 3GB per GPU? If 1.5GB it's not worth any more than the 590 and will still be walked on by the 6990 at resolutions and IQ settings that matter for a card of this pedigree.
 
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#62
Ooh, 6gb on the card would be nice. That's more VRAM than I have system RAM :laugh:
 

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#63
3 words = What the f*ck..
 
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#64
They fucked up the heatsink fins on that, they are BEEEEENT!
 
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I hope they dobled the memory too, 6Gb sexy
 
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Neat and all, but not for me.
 
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#68
Due to the clocks. A 590 is a dual 580. I guess they can as it's not a reference design...
Incorrect, this is significantly more powerful, and with more cores than the 590. The 590 is what is more worthless. It is two 570s, yet if you ran two 570s in SLI, you would get better framerate, and a cheaper price than the 590. If anybody wants the power/performance of this asus mars 2, I would recommend using a workstation card. Preferably the Quadro 4000 if your budget is over 1k for a single card; However, the Quadro 2000 is roughly the same price (maybe a little more) than the GTX590, but with much greater performance and lifespan.
 
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#69
Incorrect, this is significantly more powerful, and with more cores than the 590. The 590 is what is more worthless. It is two 570s, yet if you ran two 570s in SLI, you would get better framerate, and a cheaper price than the 590. If anybody wants the power/performance of this asus mars 2, I would recommend using a workstation card. Preferably the Quadro 4000 if your budget is over 1k for a single card; However, the Quadro 2000 is roughly the same price (maybe a little more) than the GTX590, but with much greater performance and lifespan.
With only 256 CUDA cores to the GTX590's 1000, even the Quadro 4000 will not come close to competing in games.
 
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#70
any news on when this card is going to hit the market? haven't found any updates for a while...