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Graphics Mars II

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by rickysio, 16 Jul 2010.

  1. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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  2. Phalanx

    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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    ASUS continue on their stupid road of making equipment that any sane person would never even consider. I mean CHRIST man, 550W!!!!
     
  3. Penfold101

    Penfold101 New Member

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    They msut have sold all of the 1000 Mars they made though to consider this. At the end of the day, it's how technology marches on - innovations must be made and risks taken...
     
  4. 13eightyfour

    13eightyfour Formerly Titanium Angel

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    Thats not the point imo, yes its going to eat as much power as it can and you'd have to sell all your internal organs just to buy it.

    But they're proving it can be done and thats all that matters.
     
  5. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    its a halo part designed to improve the brand
     
  6. sleepygamer

    sleepygamer More Metal Than Thou

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    And yet I would purchase one. There is a stupid gene hard coded into me that makes me want to buy overpriced, overpowered, silly hardware.

    Although I think at this point Asus should consider waterblocking at least some of these. Maybe a special dual GPU block cooler because of the IMMENSE HEAT it will undoubtedly produce.
     
  7. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    Willy waving, pure willy waving.

    Why you would want to wave your willy around when it is on fire is a question for a highly paid psychologist...ahhh, I know, douse it in water!

    It would have to be water cooled or else you would need a case like this...

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    Kudos to Demonstealth for the image...
     
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  8. roosauce

    roosauce Looking for xmas projects??

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    I. Want. One. Now.

    No ... make that two.
     
  9. sleepygamer

    sleepygamer More Metal Than Thou

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    You buy those, and send me your 5870s. I'm struggling along on the 9800GT still. :p
     
  10. paisa666

    paisa666 I WILL END YOU!!!

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    I think is not a stupid road, ASUS is famous for making hardware its though to be impossible.
    and 550W isnt that much considering the monstruosity of a card you're looking here.

    Now correct me if im wrong, but if the lenght of that card is 10.5" or 11", then the width of the card is hilariusly big, you will need a modded case to fit this thing maybe
     
  11. John_T

    John_T Member

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    'Mars II'?

    Come on, it should've been a King-sized Mars surely... :D
     
  12. Guest-23315

    Guest-23315 Guest

    ASUS = Always stupidly uber stupid?

    Its just a great exaple of willy waving and a lack of common sense.

    Ninja: WOOOH. Post 8888 :)
     
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  13. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    I think this just might replace my central heating system in my house.
    And it would be a worthy upgrade from my 7900GS. Hmm....
     
  14. memeroot

    memeroot aged and experianced

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    im an idiot with a gx2.... day 1 buy if cheap!
     
  15. deathtaker27

    deathtaker27 #noob

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    i have but one question,

    just why?
     
  16. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    [​IMG]
     
  17. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    Or just take off your side panel :D
     
  18. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    So it's going to be as large as the Voodoo 5?
     
  19. Tom @ CCL

    Tom @ CCL AKA: Yewen

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    I saw cards as low as 7 and the last card (999) of the production run, they most certainly made them.

    Ares is going well also, so why not do a MARS II.

    Means Asus can claim to innovate and push the boundaries of each generation and offer something the other brands do not.

    Marketing to help their standard parts and improve the brand image, all part of why Asus products normally command a price premium over the Palit brothers... yet are the same design.
     
  20. llamafur

    llamafur WaterCooled fool

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    Shut up, I have a 9600 GT :lol:
     

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