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[ZD] Asus will launch Mars II graphics card behemoth with dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 580

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Asus will launch Mars II graphics card behemoth with dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 580s at Computex
They will call it - GTX 595 ARES Mars

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/computers/...-computex/5949

I hope this isnt a re-post.. last time I found a post with this card it did NOT say it was a dual GTX580


ASUS MARS II GTX 580 X2 TBA TBA TBA 3.0GB 2 x 384-bit




Pros:
2x full 580 GPU's that should OC well "if they want to sell the card" possibly the fastest card (I think they expect this to take the "crown" back)

Cons:
1.5gb x 2 RAM, however as I see it if it has close to the performance of x2 580's in a single card.. that is really powerful. The GTX580 only has 1.5gb of ram. I doubt this will be remotely cheap.

Thoughts:
so imagine SLI-ing this beast If you get somewhere in the ballpark of 4 GTX580's in SLI... Thats a lot of processing power. I would hope it doesn't run too hot.
Edited by Killam0n - 5/30/11 at 2:04pm
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post #2 of 34
they really should've put 6 GB of GDDR5 instead of only 3.
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post #3 of 34
is it 3gb effectively or what
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Me want.
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post #5 of 34
And me want one for free ;D
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post #6 of 34
3gb???
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3gb x2 I suspect
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post #8 of 34
3gb /2 I suspect
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Yeah if it were 3gb x 2 then they would advert it as a 6gb card.
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post #10 of 34
Damn, what a beast... Though I think it should be 6GB total mem.
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