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Originally Posted by ecnelitsep View Post
Agreed but i'd still rather a C6 Vette
take it from someone who has driven a ZR1.......the C6 isn't that great anymore

back on topic!! lol cant you buy 2 GTX590s for the price of 1 MARS II??
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for the price u pay it should at least come with a custom waterblock in the packaging.
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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...
Agreed.

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take it from someone who has driven a ZR1.......the C6 isn't that great anymore
My C32 is getting up there in age and have looked at a C6 but i think a 2012 Mustang GT is calling my name. It doesn't have the pedigree of Mercedes but that price is half of what a C63 would cost me.
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RoG? where's the 3GB's? not worthy
I hope asus hears all the whining
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RoG? where's the 3GB's? not worthy
I hope asus hears all the whining
This.

Also needs to shoot laser beams from the dvi ports too.

Very impressive performance but the price kills it imho. Just get two MSI 580 lightning extremes for ~$1200.
Edited by wermad - 8/18/11 at 5:44pm
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lol, it's 2 580s for the price of 3, what a deal!
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Nice looking card, no doubt about it. And no free game for that price?
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Companies make stupid products like this because they know stupid ppl exist. Fight stupid products by not being stupid.

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My C32 is getting up there in age and have looked at a C6 but i think a 2012 Mustang GT is calling my name. It doesn't have the pedigree of Mercedes but that price is half of what a C63 would cost me.
I think the new 5.0s are very nice! I mean anything with mods and tunning naturally aspirated that can run 10s in the 1/4 mile deserves respect!!!
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Asus killed the sale of that card by making it 1.5GB per GPU. It could have easily been 3GB with that price tag. It's nice to see how a GTX 590 performs while not being limited by that 607MHz clock though.
Oh don't worry, we aren't

I was honestly not impressed by the MARS II, but I would have still loved to have tried pushing it.

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Wow thats big fail. 2 x GTX590s use less power then that.
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Exactly! WTH are all the extra power phases for, if I cant push them to 1.3v for the GPUv? All they do is waste more power... what a crock!
I keep telling people the VRMs are not the problem on the 590. Doesn't matter how many you slap on if it isn't done right.
Edited by RagingCain - 8/18/11 at 7:05pm
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