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post #51 of 68
i thought these cards come with some sort of support brackets... could be wrong....
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post #52 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by emett View Post
They come with a numbered build plate. I really dout they would be making doubles.
Lets say that in theory ( <-- shut up) they made 1000 card for each country... so that would mean that there are more than 1000 cards made and numbered. It could be possible that companies are purchasing the "Refurbs" and not lableing them as such. I have no evidence though , but 1000 cards is not an option.

I knew this would happen if someone got a faulty card ... people actually called me a hater for saying it too. Sucks that they are like that.... Sorry man
    
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post #53 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by Frankzro View Post
Something is off with that card like that... isn't there supposed to be a support stand for the card due to its size and weight , so that it doesn't break your board?

It's pretty much a simple piece of rubber that you stick on one of the blocked PCI-e slots so that the card can't flex down from the weight. No elaborate kickstand type of thing.

Quote:
Originally Posted by EM2J View Post
i thought these cards come with some sort of support brackets... could be wrong....
Correct.
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post #54 of 68

You mean Asus Mars 2?


Asus Mars 2 is not even a card, it's a brick, you can build houses with these things.
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post #55 of 68
I'm glad that I didn't risk my money on DCII and went with the Lightning XE instead. Too many horrid stories from ASUS for both their mobo and GPUs (at least those that use stock cooling).
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post #56 of 68
You could probably buy a 590 and waterblock plus water cool your entire system for the price of a Mars II.
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post #57 of 68
Biggest card I've ever seen to be honest it must be so heavy.
 
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post #58 of 68
Quote:
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You mean Asus Mars 2?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiaQD0AAMnk

Asus Mars 2 is not even a card, it's a brick, you can build houses with these things.
that video is hilarious
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post #59 of 68
Damm, love that vid. Love a chance to mod that card... I'd do things to that card that are Ohhhhhh
post #60 of 68
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Yeah it sucks and know I didn't buy it in a combo I bought it separately.The card weighs about 2.5kgs and to be honest even with the bumper support the back end of the card really slouches I actually thought it would damage my board in the long run.
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