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ATI Radeon HD 5870 2GB Review - to Eyefinity and Beyond!

4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: ATI Radeon HD 5870 2GB - Eyefinity 6 Review AMD Thursday, March 25th - the phone rings, disturbing the Caveman from his near-comatose working day - "Yeah?" "Hi, Rage3D? This is AMD, how are you liking Eyefinity so far?" "Well, you've ruined me for single display gaming. I can't go back to a single display now!" [laughing] "Great! That's what we want to do for the world, ruin everyone for single panel gaming! Bwahaha!
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ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Performance Review

[H] Enthusiast
12 April 2010
  • Summary: If you are running ATI Radeon HD Eyefinity 6 as a single video card, the 2GB frame buffer is not going to help you much in high Eyefinity resolution situations. There are some exceptions, like AvP, but mostly you are going to be GPU limited and not able to tap the potential of the 2GB frame buffer. The real benefits of the Eyefinity 6 video card not realized until you combine it with another and enable CrossFireX.
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ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Performance Review

12 April 2010
  • Summary: While the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition supports up to 6 displays, we are going to be performance testing in the more popular 3x1 configuration. We are going to get a the heart of the video card and see if the 2GB of memory on Eyefinity 6 is really beneficial in Eyefinity resolutions with single GPU as well as CrossFireX.
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Overall 8

ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition: AMD hits one for six

31 March 2010
  • Conclusion: AMD's 2GB ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition is something of a double-edged sword. The idea behind it, and the theory, is worthy of praise, but the current end results leave plenty to be desired. Aimed at the enthusiast space, the combination of the card and up to six monitors can cost well in excess of a thousand pounds. For that amount, most users will want to crank up the latest games to ultra-high resolutions with maximum image quality.
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Overall 8
Performance 9
Battery performance 3
Display 8
Weight 6
Noise 6
Gaming performance 9
Connectivity 9
Keyboard 9
Temperature 8

Review Deviltech Devil 9700 DTX (ATI HD 5870) Notebook

3 January 2010
  • Conclusion: Overall, the Deviltech Devil 9700 DTX has impressed us. The given gaming performance turns out very high due to the Core i7 830QM and Radeon HD 5879. Almost every game can be displayed smoothly in high details and the native FullHD resolution of 1920x1080. The notebook can gather further plus points with its torsional stiffness and simple design, which isn't as prone to smudge due to its matt surfaces.
  • Pros: Excellent applications and gaming performance, Solid and plain case with matt surfaces, Very good display quality, Good input devices, Many connections, You'll be pleased about the enormous gaming performance that the Devil 9700 DTX can supply, due to the Core i7 82QM and Radeon HD 5870, as a demanding gamer. Almost every available game can be played smoothly in FullHD and high details - wow!
  • Cons: Reflective display, Loud system noise, Poor battery life, The fairly high noise development isn't anything for sensitive users. The Devil 9700 DTX is hardly suitable for outdoor use due to the average battery life and the reflective display, as well.
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AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5870 Video Card Review

22 September 2009
  • Summary: AMD’s ATI Radeon HD 5800 series debuts today and the new ATI Radeon HD 5870 is now available. We will give you all the gritty details of the HD 5800 Series, and show you just how well the new flagship ATI Radeon HD 5870 accelerates games. Can you say, “I like twice as much performance in the same power envelope.
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Changing the Game - ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5

Hardware Zone
27 November 2009
  • Conclusion: As the benchmark results clearly showed, the Radeon HD 5870 is outstanding. By packing double the stream processors, ATI has quite simply created a monster of a GPU. It easily outperformed the GeForce GTX 285, and was more than a match for the GeForce GTX 295. We cannot imagine how fast the upcoming Radeon HD 5870 X2 (aka Hemlock) would perform. Performance aside, ATI has also done exceedingly well in terms of improving the power efficiency.
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Creating the Juggernaut - ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX Analysis

Hardware Zone
27 November 2009
  • Conclusion: From our results, we can see that two Radeon HD 5870 cards can work as well, if not better than two Radeon HD 4870 X2 cards. Bearing in mind that a single 4870 X2 boasts dual 4870 chips, this is in fact not a fair match at all - four GPUs on two Radeon HD 4870 X2 cards versus two GPUs on the pair of Radeon HD 5870. This is a testament to the sheer might of the new Cypress XT chip. Overall, there is little to separate the two cards.
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Expert Review

Русский Tom's Hardware Guide
14 May 2010
  • Summary: Нынешняя статья была запланирована задолго до того, как было готово соответствующее оборудование. В ней мы планировали подчеркнуть преимущества производительности новейшего мобильного графического процессора AMD. В данном отношении позвольте провести финальный анализ на игровых приложениях.
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TEST: ATI Radeon HD 5870 - ATIs første DirectX 11-kort

PC World
28 January 2010
  • Excerpt: De første DirectX 10-kortene kom på markedet senhøstes 2007. Nvidia var da noen måneder i forkant av ATI, og når ATI først kom var det med et produkt som ikke kunne konkurrere med Nvidias løsninger - verken når det gjaldt toppmodellene ytelsesmessig, eller når det gjaldt ytelse i samsvar med kort i tilsvarende prisklasse. Nå er det imidlertid ATI som er først ute, og førsteinntrykket er godt.
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