Back then, we felt that two things had to happen to make the Radeon HD feel more compelling; a current-generation competitor was needed to spark a price war, and driver updates or game optimisations were required to make the most of the cutting-edge, 28nm GCN architecture. We’ve already found ourselves really impressed with what AMD has done with the new Radeon HD series even in reference form. What’s making these new cooling solutions so much more attractive as well is the fact that the new 28nm GPU on the HD series runs so cool that the latest coolers are seeing some awesome performance on the new models. Underneath the dual-fan shroud, the card features a smart-looking black PCB with factory-overclocked components. From there we’ll move on to having a quick look at our testbed, cover the cards we’ll be using in our graphs today and then finally get into the performance side of things before we wrap everything up. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. We’re seeing a lot of companies skip on the MiniDP to DP connector and if you’ve got yourself a DisplayPort monitor, you could quickly find yourself quite disappointed when opening your new card to discover that you can’t use the DP connection until you get an adapter.

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These developments suggest that now is powercolor hd 7870 good time to revisit AMD’s mid-range solution, and to do so we’re taking a look at one of the most eye-catching variants on the market, PowerColor’s Radeon HD Vortex II.

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powercolor hd 7870 Subscribe to our Newsletter. PowerColor’s marketing department may be overreaching with the ‘silent’ description, but this much is clear; the HD Vortex II should offer cooler-than-reference temperatures and relatively-quiet operation. Underneath those two adjustable fans, PowerColor has included three 8mm-thick heatpipes, a large copper contact plate and a card-encompassing array of powercolor hd 7870 ud.

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Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. Shogun 2 11 – Benchmark: We’ve already found powercolor hd 7870 really impressed with what AMD has done with the new Radeon HD series even in reference form. Arkham City 6 – Benchmark: Crysis 2 8 – Benchmark: Just Cause 2 10 – Benchmark: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website.

By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy. It’s interesting to watch a graphics card evolve over time. We’ll see how those improvements affect overclocking a little later in the review, but we suspect it’s the cooler podercolor will most impress.

But that powercolor hd 7870 necessarily mean that the ‘Pitcairn Ud core is running flat out. You can find products similar to this one for sale below. Aesthetically, the card look impressive – black and red is always a good combination for a Radeon – and the backplate that covers the entire length of the PCB is a nice touch.

Suggesting that the card can and will run even faster, PowerColor has imbued the Vortex II with a ‘Platinum Power Kit’ that consists of an improved power design, a digital PWM and high-quality capacitors.

Underneath the dual-fan shroud, the card features a smart-looking black PCB with factory-overclocked components.

From there we’ll move powercolor hd 7870 to having a quick look at our powercolor hd 7870, cover the cards we’ll be using in our graphs today and then finally get into the performance side of things before we wrap everything up. What makes PowerColor’s fans unique is the fact that their position can be manually adjusted by the user. This is very much a custom card, so it’s no surprise to see PowerColor mixing up the outputs, too.

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With a tug and a twist, each 92mm fan can be raised to purportedly powercolor hd 7870 air flow, though what’s arguably more useful is the fact that powercolor hd 7870 fans can be pulled out with ease – making them easy to clean and maintain.

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DiRT Showdown 9 – Benchmark: Once we’ve done that we’ll take a closer look at the card itself before getting into the specifications to see just what kind of overclock we’ve got here today.

Predator 5 – Benchmark: The configuration makes it easy to attach multiple displays in Eyefinity mode, but users should note that AMD’s internal layout is such that powercolor hd 7870 third monitor or any additional must be connected via DisplayPort. Back then, we felt that two things had to happen to make the Radeon Powercolor hd 7870 feel more compelling; a current-generation competitor was needed to spark a price war, and driver updates or game optimisations were required to make the most of the cutting-edge, 28nm GCN architecture.

The price seems right and PowerColor offers more than just a meaty cooler. Both have since materialised.

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The question that’s most probably on the tip of your tongues is how does a beefed-up such as this powercolot to the GeForce GTX Ti? Taking AMD’s reference design and powercolor hd 7870 things up a notch or two, PowerColor’s card makes use of the company’s patented ‘Vortex II’ cooling technology.

Comprised of two adjustable and perforated fans, it vows to optimise airflow for “no-compromise cooling” and a powercolor hd 7870 gaming environment. What’s making these new cooling solutions so much more attractive as well is the fact that the new 28nm GPU on the HD series runs so cool that the latest coolers powercolor hd 7870 seeing some awesome performance on the new models.

Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website.