Asus Ares hands on WORLD FIRST

Under the Hood

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Under the Hood (aka taking our brave pills...)

Anyone who doubts where some of your money has gone, doubt no longer. Two mahoosive lumps of solid copper ensure that the chips are cool at all times. Yes you read that right, solid copper.

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As you can see here this is no "copper base and aluminium head". No siree. Quad-heatpipe loveliness with a shine we haven't seen since Matt Lucas' head.

With the blocks off we find that everything that could have its head spread or sinked has been. No expense spared indeed.

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The backplate and main power cooling/RAM assemblies are one-piece jobs which not only make our lives easier, but without any gaps it's much easier to ensure even heat build-up and dispersal. Surface area is king with heat.

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Finally the naked board in all its cover-your-eyes-gorgeousness.

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It seems strange to be talking about value-for-money with a card at this price-point, but the whole thing just oozes quality.

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Finally a bit of a 'Haynes Manual' shot with the card nicely laid out.

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So as you can see, there is nothing on the planet that comes close to the build-quality, thought and sheer gorgeousness of a ASUS Ares card. We can't wait until we're allowed to tell you how it goes too.

What's that? There is another page to go? Really?

I wonder what could be on that one.

Shall we find out boys and girls (and heads of jealous websites)?

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Most Recent Comments

30-06-2010, 16:02:57

AMDFTW
were were were

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30-06-2010, 16:25:19

BloomerzUK
Oh my god gracious me.Quote

30-06-2010, 16:37:30

FragTek
WOW. My eyes are poppin' out over here. Now that thing packs some serious heat. Can't wait to see the bench results with those badboys in Crossfire!Quote

30-06-2010, 17:17:56

AMDFTW
That thing is freaking awsome i mean wow wow wow

and you have 2 of them woooop i cant wait for next weekQuote

30-06-2010, 17:23:18

Pitbull#2
Ok WOW I cant wait to see what this thing can do! lol. I hope it crushes the 5890 and the Nvidia 480.lol. I Also hope it will run ALOT cooler than both! Man I cant even Imagine what Kinda of powerdraw this thing is gonna have. Thank god i have a 1200wt PSU! lol.;-)Quote
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