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June 26, 2012

ASUS is preparing a video card ROG ARES 2 on the basis of two GPU Pitcairn


The Taiwanese company ASUS is preparing to market another product line of Republic of Gamers (ROG). The range of new products was commercially known as ARES 2 and a dual-modification of the graphics card AMD Radeon HD 7870.

The first modification of the ARES, shown in the photo above, was a video card, which was based on two GPU HD 5870. Graphics Card ASUS ARES 2 is based on the basis of two 28-nanometer GPU Pitcairn. The cost of a graphics card ASUS ARES 2 will be between 650-750 dollars. Despite the fact that the graphics core work of reference frequencies, the performance of novelty easily bypasses top graphics cards Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition and NVIDIA GTX 680.

Each GPU Pitcairn includes 1280 stream processors, 80 texture units, 32 raster operations unit and 128 blocks of Z / Stencil. Video RAM of GDDR5 is 4 GB, 2 GB per core. The additional power is supplied by two vosmikontaktnym connectors. TDP of 300 watts graphics card. Unfortunately, this is all that is known at this time.

Source: Techpowerup.com