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Originally Posted by MKHunt View Post

I guess. But the MARSII was only $1000 IIRC. Though the MARSII also had a nasty habit of killing itself.... I wonder how much cheaper the card would be if Asus left out all the extra packaging.

MARS II was $1500 at launch as well I'm pretty sure.
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post #32 of 35
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MARS II was $1500 at launch as well I'm pretty sure.

Was it? Holy smokes. Considering that we haven't seen a ton of "My Ares II Self-Immolated" posts, this card is a veritable bargain in comparison! biggrin.gif

I'm always quietly rooting for AMD.
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post #33 of 35
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agree tongue.gif

No seriously, at any resolution in that game an ARES II will be a minimum 10-15FPS faster than a GTX 690. Are they paid or given things by Nvidia to say that so it doesn't loose in every benchmark or what?

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/ARES_II/9.html

Frametimes is a whole other discussion but in FPS it kills it all day everyday.

How can you release a review and benchmarks like that and still have readers when your results are total nonsense. Lol.
    
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post #34 of 35
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No seriously, at any resolution in that game an ARES II will be a minimum 10-15FPS faster than a GTX 690. Are they paid or given things by Nvidia to say that so it doesn't loose in every benchmark or what?

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/ARES_II/9.html

Frametimes is a whole other discussion but in FPS it kills it all day everyday.

How can you release a review and benchmarks like that and still have readers when your results are total nonsense. Lol.

Because that's where Google takes people with a lot of money and little patience for research who are in the market for tech.
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post #35 of 35
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Want a prime example of how much FAIL tom's hardware is?



1 fan on the radiator. If you're going to spend 1500 dollars add another fan on the rad for push pull

Stock is stock. If you're going to buy a 1500$ gfx card you will also OC it to 1200 at least. But these cards were compared stock for stock. You know like many people use them.

Why didn't they add the regular HD7990 by TUL?
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