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ASUS EAH5970 - Radeon HD 5970

Discussion in 'Reviews' started by W1zzard, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    HXL492, random, rampage and 34 others say thanks.
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    awesome review wizz. An amazing card, but it costs more than 3 times as much as i paid for my 4890.

    It's nostalgic seeing ATI firmly on top again. They havent had a foothold like this since the 9700/9800 era.
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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    Overall a pretty good card, goes to show driver work has been done as she has posted scores above double a single 5870, cant wait for those 9.12's

    and It can play crysis!, I bet that was nice to see W1z, ~75 fps @ 1920x1200 with AA, we can finally play the game :)

    any chance you can revisit 5870 CF with these drivers? the performance should be above and beyond this card even.

    DAMN good work ATi, things are coming along nicely.
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    Amazing - about the same idle watts as a 4850...but my 5870 is more than enuf for me even at stock...
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    Speechless....
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    that is a sexy review, thanks wizz, im most likely gonna purchase one then apply a WB too it once they release one and oc the crap outta the thing, itll be sexy and overpowered. lol
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    Binge Overclocking Surrealism

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    I thought it would OC more. Oh well, still extremely impressive and well beyond my expectations.
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    Finally a good reason to spend my deployment money...THANKS ATI!
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    Nice to see that it is a winner in just about every test, and really pulls its weight at higher resolutions. Crysis 2560*1600 4xAA = 46.7FPS. :)

    Also nice to see that it can stay in the mid 80s temperature wise. Wonder if that can be noticeably lowered with a higher fan speed.
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
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    I hail from a cold place. It was 7F last night.


    This plus a waterblock for me would be awsome.


    Now is there any way to get a GTA4 screenshot at max settings? And mebey a benchmark........
    10 Million points folded for TPU
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    the crysis bench..

    SPEECHLESS!
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    agree

    we need another breathtaking games to kill the GPU
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    I will answer it once and for all. "Does it play Crysis"....."Yes Motherf---ker. It will stomp a mud-hole in Crysis and walk it dry."
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    This is the new beast and that is one huge card. Floored by performance, and really price isn't that bad. About what I expect the GT300 to come in (mebbe more along their dual gpu price) I can wait for prices to come down in a year. Awesome review!
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    wow, it's really monster card, i can't say anymore.


    i really want to buy it, even if i must sell my soul to the devil
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    Sold, I will call Lu about that offer and his people will call your people.....and kill them....you may want to look for new people while you are dicussing this deal.
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    It smashed crysis to pieces!

    Even playable at super high res.

    Bout time.
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    so when i can get this card from Lu


    do you think i can get air conditioning in hell, it's really hot in there
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    how about a direct comparison between the HIS and this one, see if clocks, or quality are different as of performance numbers.
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    304w load doesn't make it any cooler either...:laugh:
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    Great Review
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    Damn. That is awesome. Need to start saving.
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    Can´t wait to get my hands on one of those.....

    Did i say one ? i want 10 :laugh:

    kickass review m8´s

    thx !
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    welp I just Poped one in my pants reading this..I have been waiting for this card to come out for awhile now. I want!

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