Printed from http://www.electronista.com

ASUS preps MARS 295 Limited Edition graphics card

updated 01:55 pm EDT, Fri May 29, 2009

ASUS MARS 295 LE

ASUS is developing a new high-end video card, the MARS 295 Limited Edition. Although officially branded as a variant of the GeForce GTX 295, the MARS in fact combines two GTX 285s -- creating a more powerful card, and a combined memory pool of 4GB, though each GPU only has access to 2GB. The cards are enclosed in a single casing, and said to be bridged together with a third-party chip, not an nForce 200.

The MARS occupies two expansion slots, and is believed to be taller than the reference GTX 295. The hardware is moreover SLI-capable, allowing it to form the basis of a quad-285 setup when placed in a matching pair. Pricing is unknown, but an official debut may come as soon as next week's Computex expo, which begins June 2nd in Taipei.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Adesso Compagno X Bluetooth keyboard

The shift from typing on physical keyboards to digital versions on smartphones and tablets hasn't been an easy for many consumers. Fro ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News