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PowerColor Radeon HD 5870 PCS+ Review

RHKCommander959    -   March 7, 2010
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Specifications:

Graphics Engine
Radeon HD 5870
Video Memory
1GB GDDR5
Engine Clock
875 MHz
Memory Clock
1225 MHz (4.9 Gbps)
Memory Interface
256bit
DirectX Support
11
Bus Standard
PCIE 2.1

 

Features:

  • 2.15 billion 40nm transistors
  • TeraScale 2 Unified Processing Architecture
    • 1600 Stream Processing Units
    • 80 Texture Units
    • 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units
      • 32 Color ROP Units
  • 256-bit GDDR5 memory interface
  • PCI Express 2.1 x16 bus interface
  • DirectX® 11 support
    • Shader Model 5.0
    • DirectCompute 11
    • Programmable hardware tessellation unit
    • Accelerated multi-threading
    • HDR texture compression
    • Order-independent transparency
  • OpenGL 3.2 support
    • Image quality enhancement technology
    • Up to 24x multi-sample and super-sample anti-aliasing modes
    • Adaptive anti-aliasing
    • 16x angle independent anisotropic texture filtering
    • 128-bit floating point HDR rendering
  • ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology
    • Three independent display controllers
    • Drive three displays simultaneously with independent resolutions, refresh rates, color controls, and video overlays Display grouping
    • Combine multiple displays to behave like a single large display
    • ATI Eyefinity Technology requires a Display Port out of three outputs
  • ATI Stream acceleration technology
    • OpenCL 1.0 compliant
    • DirectCompute 11
    • Double precision floating point processing support
    • Accelerated video encoding, transcoding, and upscaling
    • Native support for common video encoding instructions
  • ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU technology
    • Dual, triple, and quad GPU scaling
    • Dual-channel bridge interconnect
  • ATI Avivo HD Video & Display technology
    • UVD 2 dedicated video playback accelerator
    • Advanced post-processing and scaling
    • Dynamic contrast enhancement and color correction
    • Brighter whites processing (blue stretch)
    • Independent video gamma control
    • Dynamic video range control
    • Support for H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2
    • Dual-stream 1080p playback support
    • DXVA 1.0 & 2.0 support
    • Integrated dual-link DVI output with HDCP11
      • Max resolution: 2560x1600
    • Integrated DisplayPort output
      • Max resolution: 2560x1600
    • Integrated HDMI 1.3 output with Deep Color, xvYCC wide gamut support, and high bit-rate audio
      • Max resolution: 1920x1200
    • Integrated VGA output
      • Max resolution: 2048x1536
    • Integrated HD audio controller
      • Output protected high bit rate 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI with no additional cables required
      • Supports AC-3, AAC, Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio format
  • ATI PowerPlay™ power management technology
    • Dynamic power management with low power idle state
    • Ultra-low power state support for multi-GPU configurations
  • Certified drivers for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP

 

 

 

 

All Information courtesy of PowerColor




  1. Introduction & Closer Look
  2. Closer Look (The Video Card)
  3. Closer Look (Drivers & Programs)
  4. Specifications & Features
  5. Testing: Setup & Overclocking
  6. Testing: Far Cry 2
  7. Testing: Crysis Warhead
  8. Testing: Darkest of Days
  9. Testing: Call of Duty World at War
  10. Testing: Warhammer 40,000 Dawn of War II
  11. Testing: Batman Arkham Asylum
  12. Testing: Resident Evil 5
  13. Testing: Left 4 Dead
  14. Testing: 3DMark 06
  15. Testing: 3DMark Vantage
  16. Conclusion
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