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post #51 of 92
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Originally Posted by KingT View Post
Just 4 info:

That Ci7 920 @ 3.8GHz from TPU's test platform is a bottleneck for such a beast of a card..


CHEERS..
That really depends on the game itself.

For two GPUs the 920 is more than enough.
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post #52 of 92
I'm guessing still only 1.5gb cuz they aren't targeting multi-display users. The price will go down surely as all cards do, but that is pretty hefty.
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post #53 of 92
That's one HECK of a crazy insane card - as others said, nice to see what 2 GPUs at full speed can do. Then again for around $1500, I'm wondering what the card accomplishes (performance-wise) that say, two 580s can't do. I suppose when I think about the cost of the 580s, the price isn't quite as bad but yeah, a few hundred less would be nice. Then again it was said this is a collector's item so you tend to pay more for that. While it may not always win in performance, it's nice to see ASUS deliver on what otherwise looks to be a rocking card if understood in the right frame of mind.
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post #54 of 92
Its like the ARES all over again.
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post #55 of 92
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10% faster then HD6990 for 100% of the price.
And 300% the epeen.
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How is the Corvette even relevant to that statement? It's the least expensive 400+ horsepower V8 you can buy.
Actually the 2012 400hp Mustang GT is 31K and owns that title
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post #57 of 92
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Actually the 2012 400hp Mustang GT is 31K and owns that title
Ah yes, the newest Mustangs are quite impressive. Quite the handler too! Runs with the M3's from what I understand.
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post #58 of 92
encountered some interesting information that makes this graphics card make sense :O

"When we apply that logic to their graphics cards, I think most of you can remember our ASUS MARS review, a product totally out of well .. any league, expensive, noisy, hot, limited edition .. but it was brilliant marketing as news of that MARS graphics card spread like fire through the web. And for ASUS that meant, mission achieved."
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post #59 of 92
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Ah yes, the newest Mustangs are quite impressive. Quite the handler too! Runs with the M3's from what I understand.
Agreed but i'd still rather a C6 Vette
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post #60 of 92
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Agreed but i'd still rather a C6 Vette
Me too; ever since I got to drive one I've been dying for one... Have to wait until I'm at least 25 though. I laughed when I saw the insurance quote... Haha

It's nice to see American car companies start churning out some real competitors in the performance market. CTS-V's are dirty as well...
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