Tuesday, November 2nd 2010

PowerColor Unveils Radeon HD 6850 PCS+ Graphics Card

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, adds its own cooling solution to the HD6850 series: PCS+ HD 6850. This powerful upgraded edition embraces the PCS+ series features which equips with superior factory overclocked setting and excellent cooling solution, unlimited the ultra gaming potential in the coolest working environment.

PCS+ HD6850 clocks at 820 MHz core speed, while memory clocks at 1100 MHz. The factory overclocked setting ensures gaming efficacy can effortlessly go beyond the standard version, delivering the out of box gaming performance which will easily blow up gamers’ mind.

The PCS+ HD 6850 also features an ultra cooling performance. With 90mm cooling fan and 3 pure core heat pipes, this new cooling solution can easily dissipate heat from cooper base, which fully covers the GPU, and efficiently cools down the temperature up to 15% compared with reference board design. Moreover, it enables additional headroom for overclocking capabilities that gamers will be able to tune their rig to maximum performance.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Game Bundle
A Record Setting AAA Title for True Gamers To bring more benefits for PCS+ gamers, PowerColor includes the most-anticipated game of the year, Modern Warfare 2, into the PCS+ HD6850. Continuing the gripping and heart-racing action against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse, the Modern Warfare 2 delivers the most realistic and immersive FPS gaming experience with PowerColor PCS+ HD 6850 to all gamers, enabling the most exhilarating gaming experience like never before.
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8 Comments on PowerColor Unveils Radeon HD 6850 PCS+ Graphics Card

#1
DanishDevil
by: btarunr
which will easily blow up gamers’ mind.
Is this marketing, or a product advisory? :roll:
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#2
wolf
Performance Enthusiast
not bad for the first non reference 6850, lets hope all 6xxx cards get this kind of treatment this promptly
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#4
bogie
Don't buy Powercolor as they stuffed me over on a HD4870 x 2 that was still in warranty when it went duff. :banghead:

I would advise anyone in the uk to avoid powercolor like the plague.
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chaotic_uk
by: bogie
Don't buy Powercolor as they stuffed me over on a HD4870 x 2 that was still in warranty when it went duff. :banghead:

I would advise anyone in the uk to avoid powercolor like the plague.
nothing wrong with powercolor , running a powrercolor 5870 pcs+ here no problem
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#6
Cheeseball
I would avoid the PCS/PCS+ versions, especially the ones that use Artic Cooling coolers. There's nothing wrong with the AC coolers themselves, but PowerColor uses really cheap components (e.g. cheap voltage controller that doesn't support software control, non-PWM 2pin fans, less VRMs, etc.) to get the card's price down by a minimal amount.

I had 1 HD 5770 from them where I couldn't even control the fan or voltage to keep up with my other reference version. I sold it and found another reference one for cheap.
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#7
W1zzard
got the card here, review will be up this week
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#8
youoldduffer
by: bogie
Don't buy Powercolor as they stuffed me over on a HD4870 x 2 that was still in warranty when it went duff. :banghead:

I would advise anyone in the uk to avoid powercolor like the plague.
Totaly agree with you, I still have a broken HD4870 which I could not rma to them, even after numerous e-mail's over 9 months.
Duffer.
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