Asus Radeon HD 5870 Ares 4GB GDDR5

  • Asus Radeon HD 5870 Ares 4GB GDDR5
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Based on 11 scores, 21 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Wins every performance contest, Good cooling, Looks that can kill, Headroom to overclock

Cons:

  • Available only upon order, Deliberately premium priced

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 80

File this one under the "more money than sense" category. The ARES arrives in a luxurious aluminium case that looks like it should be housing launch codes rather than an expensive gadget, which undoubtedly contributes to the record-breaking price tag....

By APC Magazine on 80

We recently watched an episode of Top Gear where some maniac had squeezed a Lamborghini engine into a VW. It's obvious that the engineers behind the ARES video card have similar inspirations. The ARES is the definition of overkill and excess; those...

By ITP.net on 80

If you’ve got the cash and the power supply the ARES will blow you away with its benchmark busting DirectX 11...

By Atomic MPC on 89

Expensive, exclusive and powerful, the Ares is a card we’d follow into...

By PC Advisor on 90

If price is your first consideration, this isn't the card for you. You have to accept the Asus Ares for what it is: a premium, limited-edition offering. But you get exceptional performance, build quality and exclusivity. This feast of a graphics...

By PCWorld India on 91

Ares, the god of war, can now reside inside your desktop computer. Meant for those who want simply the absolute, in terms of performance and be pampered by their graphics card, the Asus Ares is the last word in PC graphics cards today. It stands head...

By HardwareZone.com on 80

As we expected, the ASUS Ares is comparable to twin Radeon HD 5870 cards in CrossFireX (once you factor in the drver differences) and significantly quicker than the Radeon HD 5970. Hence, the Ares is easily the most powerful and fastest single...

By HardOCP on

There is no doubt about it: The ASUS ARES is a damn cool video card. We can say that it is currently the fastest video card on the planet. If you want the fastest single card offering, this is it, no question. It is big and impressive looking. The...

By Hardware Canucks on

Before reading any further, we’re going place a warning right here and now: this is one heck of a long conclusion. When you’re talking about a $1200 product, there’s a lot to say and that goes doubly for the ASUS ARES. Nonetheless, there...

By PC Games Hardware on

Graphics beast Review of Asus Ares: A divine name, two fully flavoured Cypress GPUs and three power connections: The Asus Ares is a real 3D monster. PC Games Hardware is testing the 1.200 Euro king among the video cards. Video cards that are named...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Asus' new ARES immediately earns bragging rights as one of the fastest single graphics cards ever created. We put the beast through a gauntlet of tests to measure this product's true power. At the end of the day, we answer whether it's worth...

By HotHardware on

Summarizing the Asus ARES' performance couldn't be any easier. Quite simply, the Asus ARES is the fastest graphics card we have ever tested. The ARES' combination of dual-Radeon HD 5870 GPUs and 4GB (2GB per GPU) of fast GDDR5 frame buffer...

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International Review By PC for Alla Extreme on 77

Med ett namn från en krigsgud har vi stora förväntningar på Asus Ares som har två Radeon HD 5870-grafikkretsar. InledningVi testat nyligen ett monsterkort från XFX med namnet XFX HD 5970 Black Edition. Inte nog med att...

International Review By TechSweden on 70

Namnet Ares kommer från den Grekiska mytologin där det var namnet på krigets och ursinnets gud. Han var en vacker gud men samtidigt brutal och känd för sin blodtörst. Att ASUS döpt det här grafikkortet till Ares...

International Review By Hardware.no on

Når et skjermkort leveres i en solid koffert bare James Bond eller Batman har i skapet hjemme, skapes det naturlig nok en god del forventninger. Man skulle nesten tro dette er dataindustriens svar på Buggatti Veyron. Det raskeste du får...

International Review By Tom's Hardware on

Die neue ARES von Asus beansprucht für sich, die schnellste Grafikkarte zu sein, die jemals entwickelt wurde. Wir haben das Produkt vielen Tests unterzogen und prüfen die Aussage ob der vierstellige Preis gerechtfertigt ist. Für erfahrene...

International Review By Pc Tuner on

Non è facile tirare le somme per un prodotto sui generis come la ASUS ARES. Per quanto riguarda la dotazione, la qualità costruttiva e le performance c’è poco da dire: questa scheda è imbattibile. Tutto questo può valere i...

International Review By 01Net on 80

Il y a deux mois, Asus nous présentait enfin la carte graphique Ares. Devant nos yeux grands ouverts et notre mâchoire décrochée, est apparu un magnifique parpaing de 2,1 kg, chargé en processeurs graphiques et modules...

International Review By AwardFabrik on 80

Extrem! Mit diesem Wort lässt sich die ASUS ARES beschreiben. Keine Grafikkarte zuvor kam in einem größeren Karton. Keine Grafikkarte zuvor war schwerer. (Fast) keine Grafikkarte für den Consumermarkt war teurer oder schneller....