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I get that, it was more of a figurative comment. I know it wont rip it off. It just looks like a monster

Also, its 4 slot. Not two slot


thats two of them stacked on top of each other biggrin.gif.
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OOOHHH

lmao my bad

I take back what I said. Ahahaha. No wonder, why would anyone need that many outputs? lolol
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I get that, it was more of a figurative comment. I know it wont rip it off. It just looks like a monster

Also, its 4 slot. Not two slot

doh.gif

That's 2 cards.

A 4-slot card is yet to exist, let alone a card with 8 video outputs! Now I get why you asked about the weight and called it a monster hehehe tongue.gif

edit: Beaten to it by Cjp4eva

It does look like a 4-slotter at first glance in that pic, no hard feelings thumb.gif
Edited by Tippy - 6/10/13 at 5:35pm
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Well they have it stacked so perfectly. They could of threw it on a bit of a skew or something. A quick glance makes it look like a 4 slot lol
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Well they have it stacked so perfectly. They could of threw it on a bit of a skew or something. A quick glance makes it look like a 4 slot lol

That's exactly my first thought when I entered the thread knowing Asus' track record with big coolers. I was like "Geeeeeezzze are they going backwards?"
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That's the sexiest Asus card I've ever seen, but wonder why they didn't use two of the new CoolTech fans? Love the splash of red, hard to tell if it can be seen in frontal view. smile.gif

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Call me weird but im still diggin the reference cooler over this card :0
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Call me weird but im still diggin the reference cooler over this card :0
The reference cooler is indeed quite "diggable" tongue.gif but the main purpose of aftermarket is to provide better voltage regulation & overclocking, lower temperatures and quieter operation. Good looks are just a bonus.

This time around the reference cooler has put quite a lot of pressure on the aftermarket cards to be better, we've already seen EVGA's ACX and Gigabyte's WF3 cards and both have been highly impressive.
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It's 2 slot, so really no more than other aftermarket cards? The backplate makes the card more rigid and holds it straighter smile.gif

It won't do anything to your PCI slot lol rolleyes.gif

Want to see a picture of my DCu2 bent?

I'm surprised my card still works with how much the pcb is bent.

As much as I love ASUS and my card, I would never buy a DCU2 again. All that needed to be done to stop the bending is adding a piece of metal or plastic between the end of the card and the pcb near the power inputs.
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Ref design is very good surprisingly. That's why I went for it but I might throw a water block on it in the future. Didn't see the point in spending more on an air cooler when i'll just replace it my self.

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