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Tuesday, 13 October 2009 10:45

XFX Evergreen series locked and loaded in our lab - 3. The Cards: XFX HD5750

Written by Sanjin Rados


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Review: XFX Radeon HD5770, HD5750 and HD5850 round-up












XFX's current offer includes all the so-far launched Evergreen cards, but our today's test is reserved for mainstream and cheaper high-end cards. Of course, we're talking about XFX Radeon HD 5850, XFX Radeon HD 5770 and XFX Radeon HD 5750, the last card being the slowest. The pollowing picture takes us to the world of DirectX 11 cards, marketed by XFX under the slogan "Expand, Accelerate, Dominate".

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All the cards come with the same dual-slot cooling and identical configuration of outs on the I/O panel. As you already know, Eyefinity allows for up to three monitors, but gaming at high resolutions will be a task for the HD5850, whereas the other two mainstream cards are more appropriate for resolutions up to 1920x1200.

XFX Radeon HD 5750

While the HD 5770 differs from the HD 5850 only by the size of the actual card, the HD 5750 comes with different, bug-like dual-slot cooling, which runs pretty quiet. The new 40nm GPU doesn't require much power and runs cooler, so the card won't require better cooling solutions found on the faster models. The XFX HD 5750 card is 18.5cm long, which is about 2/3 size of the Cypress HD 5870 card.

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XFX uses a black PCB for its cards, and the cooler fits the design nicely with its red and black color scheme. The card is powered via one 6-pin power connector.

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The card comes with 1GB of GDDR5 distributed evenly on the front and the back of the card. As you can see from the picture, the cooling isn't in direct contact with the memory.

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The I/O panel features two Dual-Link DVI outs, one HDMI out and a DisplayPort connector. A careful observer will notice that all three of our todays cards feature the same bracket and the same configuration of outs.

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Crossfire performance scaling is getting better with each model, and this card supports it as well.

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