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Hardware Asus RoG Mars Quad SLI Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Claave, 18 Sep 2009.

  1. Claave

    Claave You Rebel scum

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  2. Hustler

    Hustler Well-Known Member

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    Most pointless Gfx card ever...?

    Right up there with Voodoo 6000
     
  3. Farting Bob

    Farting Bob New Member

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    Wow. I'll have to deploy a fleet of ROFLcopters on anyone who pays that much for a graphics card that IN SOME GAMES gets a few more FPS than cards that cost less than a 1/3rd of the price. Especially when you could wait a month or 2 and get a new DX11 card which is likely to match or beat this thing without making you weep when you compare your bank statement to your FPS readout.
     
  4. Denis_iii

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    rather do crossfire 2xHD5870 2GB
     
  5. erratum1

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    Their was some guy on youtube with two of these in his comp. Man thats a lot of money.
     
  6. 500mph

    500mph The Right man in the Wrong place

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    I was hoping for some shots of the cooler.
     
  7. johnnyboy700

    johnnyboy700 Active Member

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    Do ASUS really think that someone will buy a graphics card for that price?

    Sheesh, I'd love to know what their sales predictions are for this one.
     
  8. Dave Lister

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    Exactly, whats the point in releasing this thing now ? I don't think they will even sell 1000 of these with the DX11 cards just round the corner.
    Doh !
     
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    hey the Veyron can suffer from bad drivers too..
     
  11. Yoy0YO

    Yoy0YO Lurky Lurker

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    SWEET MOTHER OF GOD YOU GOT YOUR HANDS ON ONE! Wow.
     
  12. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    They got their hands on TWO!!
     
  13. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    Two :p
     
  14. RichCreedy

    RichCreedy Hey What Who

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    to me it doesn't score high enough to warrant that amount of cash
    if i read it right the 4870x2 scored higher in some of the benchmarks, showing it is still a good card for its age
     
  15. flibblesan

    flibblesan Destroyer

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    I don't care about Folding so ther 4870x2 would be the best of the bunch for me. Considering it's a bit old, it's still doing well.
     
  16. Yoy0YO

    Yoy0YO Lurky Lurker

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    Correction, two.
     
  17. iwog

    iwog Linux cursed

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    I'm guessing as they're limted additions you were under strict orders not to pull them apart and have a proper look at the coolers :(
     
  18. M7ck

    M7ck Ⓜod Ⓜaster

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    But can it run Crysis?

    Yes it can :D I have been waiting for this review for months now. And the results dont really surprise me, I would love these tests to be run again with more mature drivers (when available) and im sure they will be far better.
     
  19. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Bottomline: Get two if you want to make the world record in 3dmark. If not, just grab a GTX285.

    I just saved 1700 € from everyone looking to SLI these. Feel free to mail me a cheque.
     
  20. Claave

    Claave You Rebel scum

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    When available? If available more like - the Mars is really just two GTX 285s in SLI, and the GTX 285 has been on sale since January - that's nine months of driver updates, and it still throws up weird results and bugs... :(
     
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