XFX Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 PCIe

  • XFX Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 PCIe
87
Based on 12 scores, 20 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Terrific 3D gaming performance.
  • Triple monitor support.
  • Lifetime warranty (with product registration).

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Rather Noisy Under Load.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Advisor on 80

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,...

By I4U on 90

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. ...

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

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...

By Maximum PC on 90

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...

By Neoseeker on

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 88

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...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

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. ...

By TechTree on 70

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...

By Overclockers Club on

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 ITP.net on 100

With XFX’s Radeon HD 5870 you can not only take on existing games but next generation DirectX 11 titles as well. The Eyefinity is also nothing short of...

By Digital Trends on 90

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,...

By Fudzilla on

The new AMD Radeon HD 5870 will definitely be remembered for being the first DirectX 11 card as well as the fastest single-GPU card, and we must admit it performs excellent. As a matter of fact, occasional beating the dual-GPU Radeon HD 4870 X2 card...

By Real World Labs on

ATI has only managed once more what they have done with the Radeon HD 5870 and that was around 7 years ago when they released the glorious Radeon 9700Pro which managed to surpass all NVIDIA solutions at the time and allowed ATI to stay on...

International Review By Hard-H2O on

La XFX HD 5870 se ha comportado de una manera excelente en todos los aspectos; debemos destacar que nuestro equipo y los drivers serán cruciales para sacar el máximo rendimiento, por lo que esperamos que con futuras versiones se vaya...

International Review By Bouweenpc on 100

ATI heeft een grote stap vooruit gedaan met de lancering van de nieuwe DirectX 11 videokaarten. In deze review nemen wij de HD5770 en de HD5870 onder de loep. Om de beste vergelijking te maken zijn beide kaarten van hetzelfde merk: XFX. We nemen de...

International Review By TweakPC on

schnell, schneller, am schnellstenEs ist schon erstaunlich, was man mit einer Radeon HD 5870 CrossFire Kombination an Performance erreichen kann. Ein Extreme-Score von 14.000 Punken in 3Dmark Vantage spricht für sich. Mit etwas Tuning katapultiert...

International Review By Technic3D on 87

AMD setzt die Latte im Leistungsverhalten sowie in der Leistungsaufnahme wieder um einiges nach oben. Die Karte kann sich zu Recht als schnellste Single-Grafikkarte bezeichnen und gibt sich auch in hohen Qualitätseinstellungen und Auflösungen...

International Review By ChannelPartner.de on 74

Die XFX Radeon HD 5870 bietet - gemeinsam mit dem baugleichen HIS-Modell - die derzeit höchste 3D-Leistung pro Euro. Die XFX-Grafikkarte ist ideal für den ernsthaften PC-Spieler mit 24-Zoll-Bildschirm, da die Radeon HD 5870 in fast allen...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Die XFX Radeon HD 5870 besticht durch hohe 3D-Leistung und ist dank DirectX 11 zukunftssicher. Der Test klärt, ob die 330 Euro für die Grafikkarte gut angelegt sind. Die Grafikkarte XFX Radeon HD 5870 folgt dem Referenzdesign der ATI Radeon...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

De Radeon HD 5870 blijft het meest begerenswaardige hardware product van dit moment. 2009 is voor de hardware liefhebber uiteindelijk toch nog een erg leuk jaar geworden: combineer een nieuwe Intel Lynnfield processor met een mooi P55 bord, een Radeon...