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Gigabyte Radeon HD 6870 (GV-R687SO-1GD)
9.1 out of 10

Gigabyte Radeon HD 6870 (GV-R687SO-1GD)

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HIS Radeon HD 6870 IceQ (1GB)

Legion Hardware
24 October 2011
  • Summary: Here we find HIS attempting to make old technology new as they re-design the Radeon HD 6870, giving it a new lease on life. Although the Radeon HD 6870 is still a current generation product, it is fair to say that after 12 months it is getting a little long in the tooth, especially with the release...
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AMD Radeon HD 6870 & HD 6850 Launch Review

Rage3D
4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: AMD Radeon 6870 & 6850 Launch Review AMD Radeon Graphics Today AMD introduces a controversial new part, the AMD Radeon HD 6800 series. The highly anticipated two new graphics cards are under the microscope before they even launched thanks to a high-strung rumor mill.
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Gigabyte Radeon HD 6870 OC Graphics Card Review

eteknix.com
11 June 2011
  • Conclusion: Final ThoughtsWe’ve taken a look at a few different 6870’s and whilst they have been impressive, none have quite reached the potential of this card. Throughout most of our tests, we found that it kept very close to the figures presented by the 6950’s which shows the potential behind this card is...
  • Pros: Reliable manufacturer, Quality components used, Close to 6950 performance, Quite cooler, Great styling, Pre-overclocked, Pre-overclock amount is minuscule, Quite pricey, Cooling doesn’t live up to the hype
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Overall 9
9.4

Expert Review

Tweak Town
30 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Having looked at a few DirectCU II cards already from ASUS, we check out the HD 6870 version today.
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ASUS EAH6870 1GB Radeon HD6870 Thermal Image Analysis

big bruin
10 March 2011
  • Summary: The revealed two transistors that got extremely hot, while the rest of the card remained in what I would consider safe operating temperatures. This information was useful, as it pinpointed a simple modification to the card that might help to extend its life (as in applying a pair of chipsinks to the...
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Overall 9
9.3

Expert Review

Tweak Town
7 March 2011
  • Excerpt: The latest addition of the Vapor-X line is the HD 6870. We check out this variation from Sapphire and give you the low down.
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Overall 9
9.2

Expert Review

Tweak Town
14 February 2011
  • Excerpt: The first card to get the HAWK label from MSI in the new 6000 series is the HD 6870. Let's see if it deserves it.
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Overall 9
9.3

MSI Radeon HD 6870 HAWK 1 GB

techPowerUp!
14 February 2011
  • Summary: MSI's HD 6870 HAWK comes with a full range of features for overclockers. The most important are software voltage control for three voltages via MSI Afterburner, voltage measurement outputs, OCP disable switch and the dual BIOS which can help to recover the card from a bad BIOS flash.
  • Pros: BIOS switch to change between normal and low-noise BIOS, Quiet, Support for voltage control via I2C, Three voltages can be changed using MSI Afterburner, Overclocked out of the box, Full size HDMI output, Low temperatures, Voltage measurement access, OCP can be disabled via DIP switch, Support fo...
  • Cons: CCC Overdrive limits might be too low, Overclocking potential does not impress, High Blu-ray power consumption, Lack of 3-way and 4-way CrossFire support, Silent BIOS not a quiet as it could be, Higher power draw than reference design, DirectX 11 relevance limited at this time, No support for CUD...
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AMD’s GTX 560 Ti Counter-Offensive: Radeon HD 6950 1GB & XFX’s Radeon HD 6870 Black Edition

AnandTech
8 February 2011
  • Conclusion: Final Words AMD’s GTX 560 Ti counter-offensive leaves us with a few different thoughts, none of which have much to do with the GTX 560 Ti. First and foremost we have the newly launched Radeon HD 6950 1GB.
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Overall 9
9.4

Expert Review

Tweak Town
12 November 2010
  • Excerpt: HIS is the first company to bring us a pre-overclocked HD 6800 series card. It comes in the form of the higher end HD 6870 and falls into the Turbo series.
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