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Questions about the GeForce GTX 295 Mars

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  1. The ASUS GeForce GTX 295 "Mars" made from Two GTX 285 cores instead of Two GTX 275 cores. I have not found this card available ANYWHERE on the internet. Apparently only 1,000 of them were ever produced.

    Given that fact, they probably cost around the same as a top of the line Nvidia Quadro.

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    But really, how much do they cost? Where can you get them?

    Are there any of them even left?
     
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    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    When they came out I think they were around $1200 US
     
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    You might be able to find on on ebay, they aren't sold in retail and they are around $1200 dollars plus. I believe ASUS is making a 5970 Ares which will be following the same thing for wealthy "in the know" enthusiasts. Either way, it would be a heck of a lot of fun to play with. :toast:
     
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  4. What is the 5970 "Ares"?

    How will it be faster than the standard HD 5970?
     
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    Questions questions ..... hmmm ... :shadedshu ... when are you hoping to get this build finished .... :laugh: ...

    If you are really serious about purchasing a mars .... please dont ...

    get a 5970 .... or 2 x 5870s .... if you have money to spend ...
     
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    The price was much more than that of two 295's. It's even much more than two 480 or two 5970...
    Think twice before committing to purchase.
     
  8. I'm not, I was just asking a question.
     
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  10. I wasn't planning on buying one, I was just curious about the price, and where, or if they can still be bought.
     
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