Well here we what has been looked forward to for months, the ASUS ARES 4GB Limited Edition Video Card which is essentially an HD 5970 at reference HD 5870 clocks. The ASUS ARES is one of the most expensive single video cards ever released up at $1,200 so this is not for your average user, or even most enthusiasts. Read on to tame your curiosities about one of the beefiest video cards ever made!
The ASUS ARES has been seen at various events for many months now and is a custom video card that ASUS designed off an ATI prototype video card called Petunia. The ASUS ARES is basically two RADEON HD 5870 GPUs on a single PCB and they retain their factory clock speeds and memory. This means the card runs at 850MHz on the cores and 1200MHz on the 4GB of GDDR5 memory that the card has!