Terrific 3D gaming performance.
Triple monitor support.
Lifetime warranty (with product registration).
Good bundle (coupon for Dirt 2).
Attractive design (graphics on card and box).
DirectX 11 Support.
Quiet In Comparison With Older Radeon Solutions.
AMD Eyefinity Technology Support.
HDMI 1.3a, DisplayPort.
Rather Noisy Under Load.
No PhysX Support.
By PC Advisor on June 29, 2010
On paper, the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5870 1024MB is a better card than the latest nVidia offerings. But graphics cards aren’t run on paper, and the reality is that the 5870 can’t compete with the 480. Against the 470, it fares a lot better,...80
By I4U on December 07, 2009
The XFX Radeon HD 5870 offers loads of performance and works very well for gamers that like high-performance video cards. The XFX Radeon HD 5870 is a fantastic video card with the best performance I have tested. ...90
By ComputerPowerUser on November 17, 2009
The best “accessory” for the XFX Radeon HD 5870, however, is its warranty. XFX offers a lifetime warranty on their Radeon HD 5870 that is transferrable to a second owner should you sell the card in the future. Warranties aren’t exactly exciting, but XFX...80
By Maximum PC on November 16, 2009
The fastest GPU on the planet combined with a terrific warranty All of the Radeon HD 5870s reviewed here are essentially identical—they’re the fastest single-GPU graphics cards you can buy currently. Out of the box, you get a typical...90
By Neoseeker on October 28, 2009
HD 5750, HD 5770, HD 5870 With Nvidia's next-gen Fermi architecture still not close to eager hardware reviewers such as myself (and with no release date pinned), the XFX HD 5870 enjoys an almost untouchable position on the top of gamers' video...-
By VR-Zone on October 21, 2009
You have probably seen an article posted by Gizmodo listing 7 reasons to stick with Windows XP. Well, there are certainly some reasons for sticking with Windows XP and the one that really makes sense is if your current system is too old to support...88
By HardwareHeaven on October 10, 2009
In our 5870 launch article we praised the performance and features of the reference design card. It was able to outperform the fastest product from Nvidia and had a much better list of features, including DirectX 11, DirectCompute and connectivity. ...90
By Overclockers Club on October 07, 2009
The XFX HD 5870 performed admirably. Benchmark scores were phenomenal and the level of performance that this card offers even at stock is high above the last generations capabilities. The box was very sturdy and the card was well protected by the...-
By TechTree on October 07, 2009
Soon after ATI launched Cypress, we now see HD5870s from other manufacturers slowly trickling in, and the first to hit our labs is the one from XFX. Today we have the standard edition of the HD5870, which goes by the same name. At the moment, there is...70
By Digital Trends on October 06, 2009
The wheel has now come full circle: AMD, once content to leave the high end of the graphics processor market to Nvidia, is lording over its rival with a GPU that’s not only supremely powerful, but reasonably affordable, too. Then again,...90