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Asus EAH3870X2

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R680: Two Become One - ASUS EAH3870 X2 1GB review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Overclocking Given our heat-related issues trying to run this board at stock speeds, it probably won't come as any surprise to hear that we were unable to eke any extra performance out of our particular sample.  Others with better ventilated systems may well have more impressive results to show in this area, but on this occasion we simply couldn't raise clock speeds at all without causing stability issues.
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ASUS EAH3870X2 review

IT-review.net
8 March 2008
  • Conclusion: We can see that the 3870X2 scales excellent when compared to a single 3870 board, and that it not that different than two 3870 boards in Crossfire mode. When compared to the current NVIDIA flagship, the 8800 Ultra (which is End Of Life), the 3870X2 comes on top by a comfortable margin, and loses only to an SLI configuration of 8800GTS 512 cards, which are quite more expensive and also limit your motherboard choice to high end NVIDIA models.
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Expert Review

Red&Blackness
6 March 2008
  • Conclusion: This is an excellent card with excellent cooling. I knew that the card would perform great but I was unsure how loud it would be. I have after all this testing came to the conclusion that the noise is bearable, the heat sensor tunes the speed to a acceptable level when possible, and I still have yet to have stability issues.
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ASUS EAH3870X2 1G Graphic Card Review

goldfries
22 February 2008
  • Conclusion: It’s hot but the cooling system was sufficient in handling the heat generated with a little sacrifice on noise level. The only drawback would be that you might need to upgrade your power supply if you’re on anything less than 500watt. Do note that HD3870X2 cards of any brand would bear the same negative points such as being a power hogger and generating quite a significant amount of heat. So for anyone out there that’s looking into a. The ASUS EAH3870X2 is a great card.
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
13 March 2009
  • Summary: Two GPUs on one card sounds promising in theory, but this card didn't shine in all our tests. It does have four DVI ports though, so if you've always wanted to run four monitors off one PC, then this is the card for you.
  • Pros: Four DVI ports, excellent performance when playing DirectX 9-based games at maximum detail levels and high resolutions, doesn't run very hot, doesn't require a CrossFire-capable motherboard
  • Cons: Poor performance in the DirectX 10-based game Crysis, can't use all four DVI ports in CrossFire mode
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Overall 4
4.0

Asus EAH3870 X2 review

expertreviews.co.uk
15 August 2008

Expert Review

Cowcotland
1 November 2009
  • Summary: Que pouvons nous dire au terme de notre comparatif ? Tout simplement qu'avec sa nouvelle série de GPU, Nvidia frappe encore une fois très fort sur le marché milieu de gamme.
  • Pros: Performances seule et en SLI, Silence, Refroidissement, Sorties vidéo nombreuses, Prix, Performances, Overclocking, Prix, Performances en hautes résolutions, Silence en 2D, Refroidissement
  • Cons: Rien, Système de refroidissement, Prix, Bruit en 3D, Drivers
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Test: Asus EAH3870 X2 1GB (Grafikkarte)

CHIP Online
13 March 2009
  • Conclusion: Wer kauft eine solche Grafikkarte? HD-Inhalte hin oder her – Asus richtet sich mit der EAH3870 X2 eindeutig an Spieler. Nur diese Nutzergruppe kann das enorme Potential ausreizen. Derzeit bekommen Sie auf einer Karte keine vergleichbare Leistung. Lediglich Crossfire- oder SLI-Systeme erreichen ähnliche Leistungswerte. Schön, dass Asus mit dem Preis auf dem Boden bleibt. Suchen Sie den Leistungsoverkill, sind 400 Euro hier gut investiert.
  • Pros: Zwei GPUs, 1 GByte Riesenspeicher, Gute Ausstattung, Extrem schnell
  • Cons: Platzprobleme, Stromfresser
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