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Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
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By APC Magazine on 90

With so many GPUs available these days, it can be hard to know what's what. This week we're explaining what to look for in a graphics card and assessing five of the best models on the market.We could have limited this GPU roundup to just the...

By Phoronix on

Unfortunately due to tightened hardware availability with the latest generations of AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards, this graphics card comparison isn't too particularly exciting for this review, but it does show where the AMD Radeon HD 6870...

By IT Reviews on

With the HD68xx series, AMD isn't trying to reinvent the wheel but is just refining the technology started by the HD5xxx series, and the low pricing shows just how seriously the company takes the threat of Nvidia's GTX460. Although...

By PC Advisor on 90

We’ve been raving about the nVidia GTX 460 for the last couple of months, but the Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 now takes over in the £151-plus graphics card category. This fantastic card costs less than £200, but is even able to rival the...

By Fudzilla on

AMD recently announced the HD 6800 series, and our today’s test subject was Sapphire’s HD 6870. The card is priced at about €204, which is a pretty good bang for a buck. With its HD 6800 series, AMD introduced competition to HD 5800...

By Neoseeker on

The AMD Radeon HD 6870 is an impressive card for under $250 dollars and the Sapphire model is a very well executed use of the new architecture. In nearly all tests this model was able to achieve higher frame rates than the 1GB GTX 460, and in some...

By LanOC Reviews on 100

We already knew how well a performer the HD6870 was from our prior review, but we did learn a couple important things this time around. First, the cards take to overclocking very well. You can expect to see in-game results with even the smallest bump...

By Kitguru.net on 90

Sapphire’s holding a winning pair here, no doubt. It has to be said again that we have been comparing these cards against the very best, overclocked GTX460 cards on the market. AMD could have launched its second generation DX11 cards with a...

By Motherboards.org on

AMD has been on a roll lately with their video card releases. Last year they released their first DirectX 11 video cards in the form of the Evergreen family of video cards. The high-end last year was taken up by the Radeon HD 5870 and Radeon HD 5850...

International Review By Magnus.de on 86

Die 3D-Leistung stimmt: Im 3DMark Vantage erreicht die Karte 16.964 Punkte, im 3DMark 11 sind es 4276 Punkte. Insgesamt ist die Sapphire HD 6870 schnell genug, um Spiele in FullHD flüssig darzustellen. Die Karte ist unter Last kein Leisetreter, die...

International Review By svethardware.cz on

Radeon HD 6870 je na trhu již několik týdnů a jeho cena se přiblížila hranici 5000 Kč, kam je tlačen příchodem GeForce GTX 570 a také Radeonem HD 6950. Z našich článků...

International Review By freeocen.de on

Die Sapphire HD 6870 zeigte uns ihre beiden Gesichter.Erst mal hat die Karte richtig viel Power, sie überzeugte glänzend in den Benchmarks.Die Übertaktungsraten mit dem CCC waren wirklich sehr gut und dabei waren wir sicherlich noch nicht...

International Review By AwardFabrik on 80

Das Paket, das AMD mit der Radeon HD6870 abliefert, ist gut. Wenig spektakulär, aber rundum gelungen. Man bietet eine hohe Leistung bei einem guten Stromverbrauch und vor allem zu einem guten Preis, sodass sich die HD6870 von uns eine...

International Review By Hardware-Mag on

Was die Features der neuen Radeon HD 6000-Familie betrifft, konnte man im Vergleich zur Vorgänger-Generation deutlich zulegen und hat vor allem in Sachen Bildqualität und Videowiedergabe (3. Generation UVD) die Chips deutlich aufpoliert....

International Review By BitCity on 89

Il modello Radeon HD 6870 proposto da Sapphire in questa occasione sfrutta il design di riferimento AMD, sia per quanto riguarda il PCB, sia per il sistema di raffreddamento dual slot.Sotto il grosso convogliatore si trova la GPU Radeon HD 6870, nota...

International Review By PcHS.IT on

Dopo questa panoramica sulla nuova HD6870 possiamo affermare che il nuovo progetto di AMD è sicuramente valido sia per quanto riguarda le performance che per l'efficienza. Seppur inferiore alla "vecchia" HD5870, alla quale però come detto...

International Review By PCBrain on 90

Dopo il lancio delle prime proposte nVidia Fermi, il mercato delle VGA era entrato in una fase di stallo, visto il poco successo ottenuto dalle schede del brand di San Jose, che erano afflitte da dei notevoli problemi di OverHeating e di consumo....

International Review By Nexthardware on

Le HD 6870 sono schede versatili, si posizionano sotto il profilo delle performance tra le HD 5850 e le HD 5870, ma con un prezzo di lancio decisamente più allettante. Le HD 6850 ridefiniscono nuovamente...