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post #31 of 92
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Originally Posted by Reslivo View Post
70-90% scaling on a GTX580 in most games; I'd say that's quite impressive.

And people moaning about the price - it's a collectors item, and only 1000 are made. If people want to buy it, let them buy it.

If you want to whine about something, I'm sure there are plenty of Apple patent threads lying about.
No one is stopping anyone from buying it. That being said, I won't stop calling someone stupid for buying it either.
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post #32 of 92
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Originally Posted by SHNS0 View Post
That is PATHETIC

You pay THE DOUBLE PRICE of a 590 for what exactly? Higher clocks, better pcb and better cooling. Cool story bro! You don't even get 3gb of memory per gpu LOL
The packaging the dvi to vga converter isn't even BLACK! The Asus Ares at least had tons of extra goodies, even a mouse!
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post #33 of 92
Its a collector's item. Thus the price....
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Hey hey hey!

...it's a collectors item
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from the article.. pure retard..
Voltage cap on this card is truly a facepalm moment...
    
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post #36 of 92
What the hell happened to the 590 here:



Huh, StarCraft 2 as well...
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I would like to see the Mars II in SLI!
I don't think there are any power supply out there can support this beast in SLI. You need at least 1500 Watt.

I like the card, but price and power draw are the big impact.
    
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post #38 of 92
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70-90% scaling on a GTX580 in most games; I'd say that's quite impressive.
I wouldn't say impressive for this type of card.
It scales pretty much the same as SLI for an extra 50% of the price.

Its disappointing that its not 3GB for this price. Even the original mars had more memory per GPU (2GB instead of 1GB for the basic card).
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What the hell happened to the 590 here:



Huh, StarCraft 2 as well...
Cant AMD have better drivers then Nvidia in some games?
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I don't think there are any power supply out there can support this beast in SLI. You need at least 1500 Watt.

I like the card, but price and power draw are the big impact.
There are several 1500-1600w PSUs out there.

Also, a single PSU is redundant these days for serious systems
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