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PowerColor PCS+ 7870

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Posted March 18, 2012 by Jake in Video Cards

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Features and Specifications

Below are the key features and specifications of the PowerColor PCS+ 7870:

  • Graphics Engine: RADEON HD7870
  • Video Memory: 2GB GDDR5
  • Engine Clock: 1100MHz
  • Memory Clock: 1225MHz x 4 (4.9 Gbps)
  • Memory Interface: 256bit
  • DirectX® Support: 11.1
  • Bus Standard: PCIE 3.0
  • Standard Display Connecors: DL-DVI-I/ SL-DVI-D / HDMI / MINI DPx2
  • OpenGL: Supported
  • CrossFireX Technology: Supported
  • ATI Stream Technology: Supported
  • ATI Eyefinity Technology: Supported
  • Board Dimensions: 241.3mmx111.2mmx38mm
  • Minimum System Power Requirement: 500W
  • Extention Power Connector: Two 6-Pin PCI Express Power Connectors

Below is what the PowerColor PCS+ 7870 looks like in terms of details:

As you can see, there are many similarities to previous generation at first glance, such as the 2GB of GDDR5 memory, but the major difference is the new Pitcairn chip on a 28nm process. With the new architecture comes new horsepower, and meanwhile, the clocks come in excellent 1100/1225MHz speeds.

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One Comment


  1.  
    Anders Olsen

    Thank you for a great review.

    Gonna buy 2 of these to replace my 2 6870 OC’ed graphics cards in CFX.





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