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ASUS ROG Ares Graphics Card Benched

jaredpace

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#26
Yeah you can always overclock the 2gb memory to 4gb, and overclock the three volterra slaves to the point that the fourth appears. It's never worth it. You may as well overclock the stock 400 watt vapor chamber too
 
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#27
i'm more a rasional type of guy. i would ever pay more for a single component that only has a higher clock, or a higher multiplier.
Make around 200k a year and you'd be surprised what you'll start slipping into in a couple years.
 
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#28
That's on sexy card. Next article: "OMG, single GFX break 600w barriers" or so I thought.
 

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#29
3 slots wide. 3 power connectors. Ouch!

My PSU could handle this card but my wife would not like the electric bill. :laugh:
 

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#32
So powerful!

god! it needs two 8pin plus one 6pin!
 
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#34
clear doesnt mean that there isnt any for sale, just that asus got them all out thru the door and recieved $$$ for it.
 
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#35
clear doesnt mean that there isnt any for sale, just that asus got them all out thru the door and recieved $$$ for it.
Ya, you're right. Though, I wonder how many actually sold?
 

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#36
Probably about 80%. I know 3 people locally who have 2 of 'em.

Heck I have the X1950 "UBER" edition pair, Toxic 4870x2, paid the same price for both, and have never even put them in a system...