PowerColor Radeon HD 6950 Vortex PCS+ 2GB PCIe

  • PowerColor Radeon HD 6950 Vortex PCS+ 2GB PCIe
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Pros:

  • Excellent cooling performance with low noise, Good overclockability, Ability to run up to four monitors, Excellent game performance, Low idle power.
  • Can be modded to HD 6970, Overclocked out of the box, Low noise, Good overclocking potential, Native HDMI output, 2 GB video memory, Support for voltage control, Support for DirectX 11

Cons:

  • Tripleslot cooler, "Vortex cooling" doesn't offer any cooling advantage, No PhysX, Couldn't unlock extra shaders
  • Vortex fan adjust feature shows only minimal improvements, Cooler mounting mechanism not optimal, too little mounting pressure, High power draw in Bluray, Second DVI connector only singlelink, No support for CUDA / PhysX

Expert reviews and ratings

By Overclockers Club on -

Going back now to the first question that I had asked, are you looking for a new video card solution for your current system or a new system that you may be building? Well if the answer is yes, then you may just want to keep looking at the PowerColor...

By Benchmark Reviews on 89

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...

By Kitguru.net on 90

A fantastic showpiece from Powercolor and one of our favourite HD...

By techPowerUp! on 84

PowerColor's HD 6950 Vortex II introduces a new and innovative thermal solution. Several technical innovations in the cooler make it a much better heatsink than the reference design. Everything is improved - the HD 6950 Vortex cooler runs quieter...

International Review By ComputerBase on -

Was die Leistung anbelangt, reit die PowerColor Radeon HD 6950 Vortex PCS+ wahrlich keine Bume aus, dazu liegen die Frequenzen zu nahe an den Referenzvorgaben. Nicht weiter schlimm, denn die Karte soll in erster Linie ber das...