ASUS unveils ROG ARES II graphics card

ASUS has tossed a new piece of hardware into its Republic of Gamers line but if you think it’s just another ASUS something then you are hugely mistaken!

This time the acclaimed company has prepared the ROG ARES II graphics card, which may easily compete for being the fastest video card solution on the planet right now. The ASUS ROG ARES II comes with two AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition GPUs and a dual slot cooling solution that combines air and liquid cooling into one. Available in just 1000 units the ARES II sports DIGI+ VRM and 20-phase Super Alloy Power for improved stability, longevity and improved overclocking.

The specs list includes two Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition cores that operate at 1050 MHz (1100 MHz in Turbo mode) and 6 GB of GDDR5 memory at 6600 MHz effective clock speed. There are DVI-I, DVI-D and Display Port outputs as well as ASUS GPU Tweak – special software that allows the user to tweak its graphics card.

According to ASUS the ARES II is the fastest graphics card right now scoring up to 13 per cent better than the competing dual-GPU GeForce GTX 690 solutions. Apart from limited availability though the only downside is price – the ARES II costs USD 1500.

Source: ASUS

Related posts

AMD presents first Godavari chip

AMD presents first Godavari chip

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) today unveiled the first Godavari chip, called A10-7870K. The new accelerated processing unit (APU) acts as a replacement for the current top AMD Kaveri chips and offers several unique technologies that may make it a hit on the APU market such as best-in-class...

Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset System

Psyko Audio Labs Inc., a leading innovator in PC Gaming headphone technology, is ecstatic to unleash the dawn of audio as a weapon through the immediate availability of the highly anticipated Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset System to USA and Canada. Psyko’s patented PsykoWave Technology empowers PC...

Dell gives up on Windows RT

The famous US computer manufacturer Dell has officially announced that it drops support for Windows RT – an operating system created by Microsoft and targeting tablets and notebooks with ARM processors. The news is another major blow for software maker Microsoft. The...

Leave a comment