Wednesday, 12 January 2011 14:28

PowerColor HD 6870 PCS+ tested

Written by Sanjin Rados
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PowerColor HD 6870 PCS+ is a special version of Radeon HD 6870 card that comes factory overclocked and strapped with special cooling.

Just a reminder – at the end of October 2010, AMD launched two new graphics cards from its Northern Islands family Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 cards. Radeon HD 6870 beats the Radeon HD 5850 but it is slower than Radeon HD 5870.

PowerColor overclocked it HD 6870 PCS+ card as you can see from the GPUZ screenshot.

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The Barts XT, known as the HD 6870 card, has 14 SIMDs, with 80 Stream Processor per SIMD (total of 1120 Stream Processors) and 56 texture units (TMUs). As noted it has a 256-bit GDDR5 memory interface and comes with 32 Raster Operation Processors (ROPs). The fully enabled Barts, or the Barts XT, has 2TFLOPS of computational power. The reference Barts XT GPU ended up clocked at 900MHz for the GPU and 4200MHz for 1GB of GDDR5 memory paired up with a 256-bit memory interface.
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-19 #1 Warrior24_7 2011-01-13 03:10
"Radeon HD 6870 beats the Radeon HD 5850 but it is slower than Radeon HD 5870." The 5870 is also faster than the 6970 in certain games too. This is utter garbage! They factory overclock an 6870 but won't put their name on a 6970?!! Oh, thats right they threw water on it or it would've burnt the hell up! Anybody who buys this $h!t is outta their frickin minds!!! :D
 
 
+7 #2 MrScary 2011-01-13 14:21
Quoting Warrior24_7:
"Radeon HD 6870 beats the Radeon HD 5850 but it is slower than Radeon HD 5870." The 5870 is also faster than the 6970 in certain games too. This is utter garbage! They factory overclock an 6870 but won't put their name on a 6970?!! Oh, thats right they threw water on it or it would've burnt the hell up! Anybody who buys this $h!t is outta their frickin minds!!! :D

A complete mindless nonsense coment from our troll child warri... i dont even can get what your point, are you asserting, comfronting, or just playing around as allways...

Oh boy, tell your mommy to change your diapers, you are a bit wild again.
 
 
+5 #3 MATTEEDO 2011-01-13 16:54
You cant pollish a turd...
 
 
-3 #4 Warrior24_7 2011-01-13 23:28
Quoting MATTEEDO:
You cant pollish a turd...



Yeah, but AM-DUNG sure the hell tries don't they?!! :D
 
 
+5 #5 TechHog 2011-01-14 03:45
Quoting Warrior24_7:
Quoting MATTEEDO:
You cant pollish a turd...



Yeah, but AM-DUNG sure the hell tries don't they?!! :D

Hey, can I have some of whatever you're smoking?
 
 
-3 #6 Warrior24_7 2011-01-14 11:34
Quoting TechHog:
Quoting Warrior24_7:
Quoting MATTEEDO:
You cant pollish a turd...



Yeah, but AM-DUNG sure the hell tries don't they?!! :D

Hey, can I have some of whatever you're smoking?












I thought you were smoking from AM-DUNG's bong? :-x
 
 
+1 #7 majorpayne 2011-01-17 13:41
As expected in any AMD article there is a little "THING" who disguise as a human being however its creator lose interest in creating that "THING" so the result is a uselss piece of crap and that my friend is the uselss "THING" known as Warrior24_7.
 

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