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XFX Radeon HD5970
7.8 out of 10

XFX Radeon HD5970

850 Mhz Core Clock 4800 Mhz Memory Speed 4GB GDDR5 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with XFX Radeon HD5970

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Overall 6
6.0

Take Your Chance

Anonymous, Newegg
11 October 2010
  • Summary: I only had this system for less then a week and I had the BSOD because of the video card overheating. Restarted my computer didn't even get to load complete video card froze. Updated bios and now video card is dead. Currently disappointed with XFX still have open ticket with them.
  • Pros: Performance is very well when working. Really this is all the good I have to say. ATI control panel easier to use then nvidia.
  • Cons: 1 - Fan only runs at 30% regardless how hot it gets and you cannot change the speed. 2 - vBios update allows you to manually set your fan speed. Beware of updating. I know how do update bios and vbios did everything right on screen displayed that both master and slave bios were updated restart an...
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Overall 6
6.0

I have a mixed review

ERIC CROWDER "Eric Crowder", Amazon
22 August 2010
  • Summary: I installed this video card in a new PC I built to be used with iRacing driving simulation software. I compared this card to the HD 5870. This 5970 is basically a two GPU version of the HD 5870, but with the two GPU chips throttled down.
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Overall 6
6.0

XFX HD 5970 BE

Robert T., Newegg
20 April 2010
  • Summary: I disappointed this card didn't function properly but I also understand things like this happen. I hope I can get a good replacement.
  • Pros: From everything I have read about this card it is outstanding I am using XFX products atm and have no complaints. So my expectation was this card would be no different in quality and workability out of the box.
  • Cons: As soon as I put the card into my system I had issues some of them I was able to resolve with the help of goggle. Main problem no matter what rev driver I installed I could not get around the driver crash went through driver profile change no help. As soon as I launched a game the card would loos...
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Overall 6
6.0

Wasted money

Joseph M., Newegg
10 March 2010
  • Summary: Never should've wasted $741.00. Maybe problem is drivers or the EVGA MB doesn't like the 5970. No help from XFX or EVGA. Get great scores in COD4 and MW2 using my old Q9450 with Asus p5N-D MB and Evga 9800GTX versus Evga E657 For The Win MB and XFX 5970 Black Edition.
  • Pros: Haven't really seen any yet.
  • Cons: No real gains in COD4 and MW2. I was expecting to see great improvements, but NOT.
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Overall 6
6.0

Worked Great for a 1/2 a day...

DESIRAY F., Newegg
12 February 2010
  • Summary: This truly is a great buy. With the overvolt utility you can easily get the same clocks as a 5870 with a little increase of the voltages. The Fan is loud, but definatly will keep this card cool with an overclock. To bad I got a bad one...
  • Pros: This card is a beast. When it's running good, it's unbelievable. I was playing crysis full 1080P all high settings. 8xAA with an average frame rate of 55 FPS! You cant beat that. XFX Double Lifetime Warranty! XFX OVERVOLT application so you can truly overclock this beast
  • Cons: Card worked good for a few hours, then I got black lines across my screen and lots of flickers. I have a 950 watt power supply so no, it wasn't that. When I was playing in games I would also get artifacts. LOUDEST FAN EVER!!!!!! Man you crank up that fun and you can hear it on the other side of y...
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