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News Asus shows off dual Nvidia Fermi card

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 16 Jul 2010.

  1. Sifter3000

    Sifter3000 I used to be somebody

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    Omnituens New Member

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    Footlong toastie anyone?
     
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    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    Andy Mc Well-Known Member

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    words......fail.........
     
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    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    jsheff New Member

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    Wow, just imagine how many holes you could drill in THAT PCB, eh Bit-Tech? :p
     
  7. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    What's the pink block hiding in the first picture?
     
  8. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    OMG lol REALLY? seriously? So I guess dual PSU are back in style then ~_~ and so is rolling black outs >.<
     
  9. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    I would assume it's a diagnostic port of some kind, something for an engineer's test board, but something that won't make it onto the final version.
     
  10. Krayzie_B.o.n.e.

    Krayzie_B.o.n.e. New Member

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    I guess Asus has money to burn as their Asus Ares (dual HD 5870) is a total waste of time and money.
    for a $1000 I rather buy a car as a HD 5870 2GB ($500) can power a 6 screen Eyefinity set up quit nice.

    It's cheaper to just get a gtx 480 SLI set up instead of a $1200 single card that want perform any better than a GTX 480 sli

    3 GF 104s on one board would have been better as 3 way GTX 460 sli is not supported.
     
  11. somidiot

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    The little geek in me says this is kinda cool. It does seem pretty extreme though since 1 GTX 480 seems to fit the bill for most games, I'll even give props to AMD for making a good card in the 5870.

    I think that's stupid that an Nvidia upper would be mad about that, if they sell more units why should he be all up in arms about it?
     
  12. trig

    trig god's little mistake

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    3 eight pin pci-e connectors? jesus...

    lolz @ drilling holes in the card jsheff...too funny...
     
  13. willyolio

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    watt is this i don't even....
     
  14. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    It almost might be worth it to buy it at the MSRP price point and re-sell it on flebay for a nice mark-up.
     
  15. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    So I was wondering what is really holding back dual gpu cards from being able to connect 4 cards? like on either side XFire or SLI, why couldnt they add an additional connector like on single gpu cards? is it possible but ATI/NVIDIA doesnt want to allow it or is there currently a limitation?
     
  16. azrael-

    azrael- I'm special...

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    The word "insane" comes to mind...
     
  17. confusis

    confusis Kiwi-modder

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    I predict a 3 slot cooler :p
     
  18. thehippoz

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    lol too much.. bet huang is tossin in his bed dreaming of choking out asus engineers

    the clover honey in his pink teacup doesn't taste quite as sweet anymore :D
     
  19. Star*Dagger

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    Does anyone even pay attention to nVidia based graphics cards anymore, its been a long long time since they beat ATI.
     
  20. xaser04

    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    Looks like Asus are putting a cheeky middle finger up to Nvidia with this card. Well that and the 'because we can attitude they seem to have.

    The entusiant in me loves it, the practical person in my thinks they are mad.
     
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