Can drive up to six monitors at a time.
Delivers good single-monitor gaming performance.
2GB of frame buffer increases performance at highest resolutions.
Mini DisplayPort jacks will require adapters (and possibly expensive ones) for almost all users.
Setup of multiple large monitors can be cumbersome.
Playable frame rates only possible with multiple displays.
By AnandTech on June 01, 2010
The first time I laid eyes on this card I was visiting AMD's headquarters in Sunnyvale before the Radeon HD 5800 series launch event. I could take photos of the 6 displays it was driving, but not the card itself. So we'll start off with a...-
By TechRadar on June 01, 2010
As a fully paid up, card carrying member of the multi-monitor brigade, I should have been the one person on the team getting all gooey over the thought of six (six!) screens powered by one graphics card. I've been running a couple of screens from my...70
By ComputerPowerUser on April 09, 2010
Performance-wise, the games we tested were all capable of running at 30fps or better at 5,760 x 2,160 (not bezel compensated), which alone speaks volumes about the raw pixel pushing prowess of AMD’s flagship GPU. The cost of entry for an Eyefinity 6...60
By PC Mag on March 31, 2010
If you've ever dreamed of having a wall of monitors of your very own, the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity6 Edition video card can make it a reality. But setting everything up won't necessarily be easy or cheap, and the performance may not live up...-
By Tom's Hardware on March 31, 2010
Surely, the Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition is a specialty product, aimed at the few folks out there willing to “go big” on displays. Its competitive position is made that much stronger by the fact that Nvidia’s flagship maxes out...-
By HEXUS.net on March 31, 2010
AMD's 2GB ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition is something of a double-edged sword. The idea behind it, and the theory, is worthy of praise, but the current end results leave plenty to be desired. Aimed at the enthusiast space, the combination of...80
By Guru of 3D on March 31, 2010
Go play some games .. on six LCD screens Think about this for a second, can you even grasp the idea that it has only been six months ago when ATI released its first DX11 class products ... six months (!) Not a month went by with ATI not releasing a...-
By PCPer on March 31, 2010
The area of power consumption isn't drastically affected by the additional 1GB of memory though we were only pushing a single panel in this test; expect it to creep up ever so slightly with more monitors connected. But man, don't expect to see...-
By Tom's Hardware UK on March 31, 2010
Last week was a mad rush to get Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 480 and 470 tested in sufficient depth to draw some very real conclusions about how the new cards perform in today’s games, how they might fare in the future, and the power they’ll...-
By FiringSquad on March 30, 2010
Radeon 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition First ImpressionsBesides DirectX 11, the Radeon 5000 series GPUs second-most groundbreaking feature is without a doubt Eyefinity.Eyefinity, as you no doubt know by now, is ATI’s multi-display technology. With it,...-