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Wednesday, 12 January 2011 14:28

PowerColor HD 6870 PCS+ tested - 2. A closer look at HD 6870 PCS+

Written by Sanjin Rados
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Review: Batmobile in action again

PowerColor HD 6870 PCS+ looks pretty nice with the hood seriously makes the card resemble the futuristic racing car pictured on the box.

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The HD 6870 PCS+ cooling is dual slot and the card is 24cm long. Although the card’s PCB is as long as the reference one, reference card’s cooler makes the card 7mm longer.

The fan is 9cm in diameter and is connected to the 3-pin connector. Fan speed regulation can be performed via the Catalyst Overdrive or any other tool you may prefer.

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The I/O panel features two DisplayPort 1.2 connectors, HDMI 1.4a and two DVI connectors (one of them is single-link with maximum resolution of 1920x1200).

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Unlike the Radeon HD 5850, Radeon HD 6870 comes with only one CrossFire connector. This means that you can only use two cards in 2-way CrossFire.

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Radeon HD 6870 consumes 151W at max so it will require two power connectors.

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-19 #1 Warrior24_7 2011-01-13 03:10
"Radeon HD 6870 beats the Radeon HD 5850 but it is slower than Radeon HD 5870." The 5870 is also faster than the 6970 in certain games too. This is utter garbage! They factory overclock an 6870 but won't put their name on a 6970?!! Oh, thats right they threw water on it or it would've burnt the hell up! Anybody who buys this $h!t is outta their frickin minds!!! :D
 
 
+7 #2 MrScary 2011-01-13 14:21
Quoting Warrior24_7:
"Radeon HD 6870 beats the Radeon HD 5850 but it is slower than Radeon HD 5870." The 5870 is also faster than the 6970 in certain games too. This is utter garbage! They factory overclock an 6870 but won't put their name on a 6970?!! Oh, thats right they threw water on it or it would've burnt the hell up! Anybody who buys this $h!t is outta their frickin minds!!! :D

A complete mindless nonsense coment from our troll child warri... i dont even can get what your point, are you asserting, comfronting, or just playing around as allways...

Oh boy, tell your mommy to change your diapers, you are a bit wild again.
 
 
+5 #3 MATTEEDO 2011-01-13 16:54
You cant pollish a turd...
 
 
-3 #4 Warrior24_7 2011-01-13 23:28
Quoting MATTEEDO:
You cant pollish a turd...



Yeah, but AM-DUNG sure the hell tries don't they?!! :D
 
 
+5 #5 TechHog 2011-01-14 03:45
Quoting Warrior24_7:
Quoting MATTEEDO:
You cant pollish a turd...



Yeah, but AM-DUNG sure the hell tries don't they?!! :D

Hey, can I have some of whatever you're smoking?
 
 
-3 #6 Warrior24_7 2011-01-14 11:34
Quoting TechHog:
Quoting Warrior24_7:
Quoting MATTEEDO:
You cant pollish a turd...



Yeah, but AM-DUNG sure the hell tries don't they?!! :D

Hey, can I have some of whatever you're smoking?












I thought you were smoking from AM-DUNG's bong? :-x
 
 
+1 #7 majorpayne 2011-01-17 13:41
As expected in any AMD article there is a little "THING" who disguise as a human being however its creator lose interest in creating that "THING" so the result is a uselss piece of crap and that my friend is the uselss "THING" known as Warrior24_7.
 

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