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Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

Possibly late January to some time in February is when we will see these on store shelves. in the meantime, your 6850 should keep you satisfied till then.

I sure hope it is January, my 580 is starting to struggle even at 1080p in a few games I play and I am ready to switch to the red team.
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post #92 of 99
hey peeps does any one know if this card will have a waterblock made for it ?
im looking to get rid of my sapphire 7970s for two of these as i need the display ports for my monitors tongue.gif
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post #94 of 99
Why do video card manufacturers insist on such long winded product names?

Keep:

ASUS = Obviously necessary, it's the brand
ROG = Republic of Gamers, Keep this... ROG has done a great job promoting eSports... ROG actually represents something.
7970 = The Product

Eliminate:

MATRIX = This represents their LED lighting features, not a significant enough feature to warrant complicating the product name.

HD = Part of AMD's branding, but still... the term "HD" has strayed so far from it's original meaning, I hope it dies out quickly.
Again, it's not something that represents any stand-out product features.

GHz Edition = Gigahertz edition? Wut? It's already the R.O.G edition. Maybe if you weren't diluting the R.O.G brand with a bunch of other
useless words people might actually come to associate the R.O.G name with overclocked and higher performance versions of your products.


ASUS 7970 - Republic of Gamers Edition

or

ASUS - R.O.G 7970

Either of those would stand out much more.
K.I.S.S.
Edited by cgraham23 - 10/23/12 at 2:42pm
     
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post #95 of 99
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ASUS R.O.G 7970, Somehow that stands out more.

How does that stand out more when there were already two ASUS ROG 7970 models available? And Matrix is the name ASUS has designated to the line of cards they've started releasing with higher stock overclocks, voltage options, and premium components above the DirectCU II line.
Edited by burningrave101 - 10/23/12 at 2:36pm
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Hey, the more impressive names - the flashier! ASUS R.O.G. Matrix Platinum = super duper biggrin.gif
(I want this card, and not because of the name!)
   
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My luck with cards this generation.

Asus Reference 7970 - 1300mhz at 1.3 with 100% fan. 1225 daily.

EVGA 670 - 1150

680 classy - 1280 w/o volt control.

All depends on luck really. Got a bad 670, decent 680 and an amazing 7970.
    
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post #98 of 99
is there chance to change color of matrix leds
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Please start a new thread in the AMD/ATI section rather than bumping an old news thread!
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