Asus ROG 5970 Tags: Graphics Cards AMD Graphics Product Last response: February 27, 2010 6:45 PM in Graphics & Displays Share WarraWarra February 25, 2010 3:45:52 PM Hello, any idea when this card would be available and how is the performance ? http://www.techpowerup.com/116084/ASUS_ROG_Ares_Specifi... Finally someone with common sense making a over 1gb vram video card. 2gb / 4gb = acceptable. 1gb = O shame. What is up with the 5800's price fixing ? $200 for a 5830 WT? 5850 $300 WT? Should be $80 = 5830 , $150= 5850 , $220 = 5870 , $300 = 5970. 2GB vram please catch a wake up AMD then at least it can be useful for opencl Ati Stream. Intel's $1.5B settlement to AMD has obviously gone to AMD/ATI's 5800 1gb vram narrow minded heads. Should I wait for the 5970 ROG and buy a power company instead of a new power supply or the Nvidia 480gtx 4gb. More about : asus rog 5970 mohsentux February 25, 2010 10:03:01 PM What is up with the 5800's price fixing ? $200 for a 5830 WT? 5850 $300 WT? Should be $80 = 5830 , $150= 5850 , $220 = 5870 , $300 = 5970. In your Dreams.LOL m 0 l soundefx a b U Graphics card February 26, 2010 10:32:57 PM $300 for a 5970? Seriously? I mean, seriously??????? m 0 l Related resources Whats my best bet? ROG Matrix 5870 or Asus 5970? - Forum Asus rog g750 ssd - Forum Asus ROG Front Base Panel - Forum Asus ROG fans - Forum Asus 4k Monitor or wait for ROG Swift? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rofl_my_waffle a b U Graphics card February 27, 2010 4:52:01 AM Anyway that card seems quite excessive to me. I am saying that because the 4GB of memory is a waste. Most games hardly use 1GB. The cores are still 5870 cores, the only reason it is clocked at 850mhz/1200mhz is because it has a better cooler. I have the 5970 w/ waterblock. Idles at 30C and loads at 40C, which means I do have it at 950mhz/1200mhz. Waterblock is $120 price premium. That card on the other hand doesn't seem like it only has a $120 price premium. The people on that forum is called out $1000. Woah that crazy for an extra 2GB of memory. m 0 l microterf February 27, 2010 4:57:36 AM The reason nothing uses 1GB, is because that is the max any card has per GPU until now. m 0 l rofl_my_waffle a b U Graphics card February 27, 2010 3:15:21 PM Memory is uses for storing textures. At even 2560x1600 resolution with very large textures most games will still have trouble filling up 1GB of video memory. Games don't load everything at once. Things are loaded as you go pass through levels. 2GB if uncessary, 4GB is useless. You should be more concerned about core clock than memory capacity. m 0 l microterf February 27, 2010 6:45:02 PM +^ I agree, except that there are games that max out 1GB, (GTA4, Crysis) and it's not 4 GB per gPu, it's only 2GB per GPU, so you can only effectively use 2GB m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedASUS ROG G750JM temp Forum SolvedMSI GT70 Dominator-895 17.3" vs ASUS ROG Notebook Intel Core i7 16GB Memory 750GB HDD + 8GB SSD Blu-Ray Forum Solvedasus rog g750jm temperature Forum SolvedAbout the ASUS ROG G750JZ DS71 Forum SolvedAsus ROG G750 Forum SolvedAsus ROG G750js for gaming and video editing/streaming Forum SolvedAsus ROG Front Base Compatibility Forum SolvedAsus ROG Ranger Forum SolvedNew Asus rog boards Forum SolvedSapphire R9 290X vs. ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 780 Forum SolvedCould I put my Samsung 840 Pro in a ASUS ROG G550JK? Forum SolvedDifferences between the ASUS ROG Maximus VII and VI motherboards? Forum SolvedAlienware 17 vs asus ROG G750 Forum SolvedAsus ROG Matrix GTX780TI Platinum Forum SolvedNEED HELP - Trying to chase someone who has ASUS CROSSHAIR FORUMLA V (ROG) Motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !