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    Default Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    Looks interesting.
    http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1839/1/

    May pay to wait a couple weeks and hoping Kepler close behind.


    Later

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    Looks like a good implementation and change from reference design. $20.00 price premium is fair too.

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Looks like a good implementation and change from reference design. $20.00 price premium is fair too.
    Correct,

    And would help by not having to go WC on it when clocked.

    Later

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    I'll ask for a sample, Asus is sending a GTX560 448 core, and a new lower end 6000 series for review, so most likely we will have to publish those reviews first. I do have a couple of 7000 series cards from Sapphire, as well as Vision Tek coming in for review,and Gigabyte said they would send me their new HD7970 OC that they showed off at CES, but we may have to wait at least 30 days for that sample.

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    It sounds like a busy time ahead for you guys,.........can't wait to read it all.

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    Going to need a good Pci-e lane board to run a couple of those , Let alone trip or
    Quad them up and keeping them in the highest BW lanes.

    I only wish.
    Couldn't run two of those on my board.

    later

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    I hate the 3 slot GPUs I'd rather have 2 warm 2 slot GPUs instead

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    I hate the 3 slot GPUs I'd rather have 2 warm 2 slot GPUs instead
    Amen to that.

    Heavy, clunky, ugly, I am an ASUS fan boy but I do not care for these cards one bit.

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    Quote Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
    Going to need a good Pci-e lane board to run a couple of those , Let alone trip or
    Quad them up and keeping them in the highest BW lanes.

    I only wish.
    Couldn't run two of those on my board.

    later
    Not too many people run quad. The 4th card scales poorly and not worth the investment anyhow.

    I think the cards look dyno. I only run 2 cards so no biggie.

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    Default Re: Maybe pays to wait. ASUS

    My mobo couldn't run two of these and my case couldn't hold a third....I'll wait to see what sapphire comes out with

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