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At least they got something out unlike AMD.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xNovax View Post

I like the idea of integrating the clc onto the card and not making you get something aftermarket but I don't think a 120.1 will be able to cool all of that horsepower.

My prediction from experience would be temps between 35-50deg depending on the rooms temperature. Which is excellent for such a small cooler but no where near as good as a custom loop.
    
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post #33 of 198
And exactly how badly is the 7970 outperformed by a 680 in BF3?
I always laugh at nit-picking flatulent statements.
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I thought a 7970GE edged out a 680 in BF3 with the latest drivers?
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Price/Performance AMD wins
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Would still get a 690 over this just because of more smoothness and less microstuttering
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thestache View Post

Lol. Nvidia fan boys in denial the HD 7970 and HD 7990 beats everything in BF3.
Why couldn't you release this or the 2 slot 4GB GTX 680 6 months ago ASUS. Might need to pick up two of them and some 120FPS screens.
Be interesting to see how a single 120mm rad can cool it... Monitor outputs? 6 MDPs please.

The Asus 8GB MARS III (680 x2) was made and then cancelled due to nvidea's strict rules on ZERO modification of the GTX690s Cooler/design which is why there is only reference versions
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interesting, will these have hot wire?
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I would love to get my hands on either the ARESII or the MarsIII. Both of them are amazing and they perform very much alike.
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post #40 of 198
Nice!

$1999.99 msrp just for the heck of it Asus?!?!?!?!?!?!


anyways, cool to those who can splurge on this (or these), but honestly, two 7970s is a more practical approach for the rest of us who can't afford it frown.gif.
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