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post #11 of 79
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Originally Posted by Death Saved View Post

It looks awesome hopefully i can pick one of these up however im not gonna buy this until i see that it has either support for DX12 & OG 5.0 or that DX12 & OG 5.0 is not gonna launch anytime soon

I agree! Need to know more about DX12 +rep
post #12 of 79
PCB will probably perform about as well as the 7970 matrix one does, not the best in the world but not bad either.

However am I the only one who finds the new asus cooler designs pretty awful, at least when it comes to looks? The 3-slot DirectCU2 and matrix (580, 7970) coolers were awesome looking, but the new directCU stuff and now this matrix just look bland.
 
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post #13 of 79
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PCB will probably perform about as well as the 7970 matrix one does, not the best in the world but not bad either.

However am I the only one who finds the new asus cooler designs pretty awful, at least when it comes to looks? The 3-slot DirectCU2 and matrix (580, 7970) coolers were awesome looking, but the new directCU stuff and now this matrix just look bland.

I disagree, I like the cooler on the GTX 780 (dcu2) more than the one on the 680, for example.

But I like 7970 matrix look more than this one
post #14 of 79
Anyone watch the supposed theft of the card in the 1st link. Skip towards the end and you will see something.

Powers off the pc to take that one yet on the desk???
post #15 of 79
DAMN, all this goodness ruined by ELPIDA!!!!!!!! mad.gif
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post #16 of 79
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Anyone watch the supposed theft of the card in the 1st link. Skip towards the end and you will see something.

Powers off the pc to take that one yet on the desk???

Wasn't that suppose to be a joke? if not that guy is in trouble LOL
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post #17 of 79
So much for the Ares III rumor...
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Yea you can tell was a asus stunt.
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So much for the Ares III rumor...

I know, disappointing...

Hopefully it will still come out in the future but definitely not as soon as we expected mad.gif
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post #20 of 79
I think the card is ugly. It looks like a solid card though. 14 phase power, impressive.

oh well I certainly have no need for one. I will stay with my water cooled reference card.
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