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Old March 3, 2010, 09:47 AM
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Default ASUS ARES ROG Card Spotted

For many people who saw the concept drawing of the ASUS ARES, they felt the card would never actually turn out to be designed that way. Pictured in this article is that same HD5970 ARES spotted, being benched no less. It is nice to see since that news release that it will indeed feature the full copper cooling , and sport ROG's customary colours o... [ Read full article ]
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2.5KG Of Copper goodness.

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Is that two 8s and a 6 for power?
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Is that two 8s and a 6 for power?
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And assuming they go with PCI-E 1 standards, which is 75w on the x16, that's a 450w card. :O
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And assuming they go with PCI-E 1 standards, which is 75w on the x16, that's a 450w card. :O
In Theory Yes, but in reality the Powerdistribution on the card is broken up so that way you don't draw too much from one Rail.
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2.5KG Of Copper goodness.

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Pair that up with a TRUECu and watch your board buckle
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Pair that up with a TRUECu and watch your board buckle
Hey, Project Buckler begins!


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Found this on PCPer - A bench result!
PC Perspective - ASUS ARES Graphics Card is true dual HD 5870 goodness

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