ASUS Unveils Complete Range of Best-of-breed Graphics Solutions for DIY PC Enthusiasts
ASUS unveiled its latest range of innovative graphics cards that address, fulfill and exceed the demands of every DIY PC enthusiast. For those who seek exhilarating in-game graphics and massive overclocking potential without compromise, ASUS offers the Republic of Gamers (ROG) MARS, the fastest graphics card on earth. Armed with an unprecedented two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 GPUs and 4GB of onboard 1024-bit memory, the ROG MARS unleashes the full potential of both GPUs, enabling users to break benchmark world records with ease.
Users who seek to master every gaming situation with optimized hardware performance and customized settings, the ASUS ROG MATRIX GTX285 with the exclusive Super Hybrid Engine delivers optimal performance through real-time hardware loading detection with 5-level LED indicators and automatic adjustment. It also features the upgraded iTracker2 utility that offers the world's only memory timing tuning and VBIOS burn-in and recovery functionality—giving users the control they need to conquer the graphics requirements of the most demanding of games.
For users who rank cooling as important as graphics, the ASUS Formula Series presents the ideal balance. Inspired by Formula One racing cars, Formula Series graphics cards boast an aerodynamic design that leverages ASUS' proprietary micro surface technology and a special dust-proof fan to improve thermal efficiency by up to 33%—keeping the card cool even during graphically intensive tasks.
For discerning individuals who desire enhanced image quality, the remarkably energy efficient ASUS Bravo 9500 makes watching movies on the PC as good as watching them on a top-of-the-line consumer television. Featuring Splendid Plus technology, the Bravo 9500 features a light sensor that auto-adjusts image brightness to suit the surrounding light level, ensuring optimal clarity and comfort. The Bravo 9500 also comes with Bravo Media Center which allows users to access their media collections via a bundled remote control.
ASUS ROG MARS: Limited Edition. Unlimited Power. The World's Fastest Graphics Card with 23% Performance Boost!
Harnessing exclusive ROG features to unleash the power of NVIDIA GeForce GPUs, the ASUS ROG MARS is currently the fastest graphics card in the world. Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 GPUs, an awe-inspiring 4GB of onboard memory and the world's first 1024-bit memory bandwidth work seamlessly with cutting-edge technologies from NVIDIA such as Quad SLI and PhysX to deliver astronomical graphics. With its expert integration of ROG and NVIDIA technologies, the ROG MARS yields an astounding 23% improvement in terms of single card performance when compared to reference designed boards, setting eye-popping 3DMark Vantage Extreme, High and Performance Preset scores of X25949, H34711 and P40824 respectively with Quad SLI—cementing the perfect partnership between ASUS and NVIDIA. The FPS (Frames Per Second) of the ASUS ROG MARS is 28 versus the 16 of a reference design board when running Crysis Warhead at 2560x1600 Very High Resolution. The ROG MARS increases its performance by 75% to allow users to fully enjoy games without lag or stuttering—even at the highest resolutions and maximum quality settings. The ROG MARS features an improved thermal design that increases heatpipe coverage by 65%—as well as the heat dissipation rate by 20%—to ensure cooling even during graphically intensive operations.
The ROG MARS will only be available as a limited edition. Just 1000 units will be produced, with each graphics card assigned a unique serial number—making the ASUS ROG MARS a true masterpiece of power and performance.