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ASUS Radeon HD 5870 Sets GPU Speed Record of 1525 MHz (core)

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In an overclocking feat by XtremeSystems community members Elmor and Kinc, an ASUS EAH5870 MATRIX Radeon HD 5870 graphics card was able to achieve a mind-boggling core speed of 1525 MHz (core) from its default speed of 894 MHz, and AMD reference speed of 850 MHz. This translates into 70% over default speeds, and 79% over reference speeds. The not-so-relevant memory overclock was 1300 MHz (5.2 GHz effective), an 8.3% overclock. The card was cooled using liquid-nitrogen evaporators.

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Holy god Lets see if Fermi can match that.:toast:
 

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wow... i wonder what voltage it was using :eek:
 
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their LN pot likely bubbled like a caldron.
 
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Bloody hell
 

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Goes on to show that this is a very well crafted piece of silicon.
 

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Despite this massively impressive overclock, a GTX 480 will be faster and better. This is because nvidia always make the fastest and best cards, bar none.

I'd read the rest from this nvidia PR leaflet, but the dog ate it. :laugh:
 
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Will it blend though? Or you can ride on it backwards?
 

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But could it play Crysis 2?

Inb4 anyone else, yes I'm proud of myself over this little act, and it has made my day.
 
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Maybe I'm missing something, but why is 1300 MHz effective 4.9 GHz? My math says it should be 5.2 GHz (1300x4=5200).
Anyways, nice achievement there :).
 
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Look at that pixel and texture fillrate LMAO, that looks nice! I will take 2 thankyou:toast:
 
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why is the memory clock less than important?
 
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But could it play Crysis 2?

Inb4 anyone else, yes I'm proud of myself over this little act, and it has made my day.

actually gumpty was in before you ...

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cuz its already fast ;)
wouldn't increasing the memory clock help the scores out too, or is it pretty much irrelevant?
 
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wouldn't increasing the memory clock help the scores out too, or is it pretty much irrelevant?
:laugh: why cuz yours is at 1355 :rolleyes: the highest i seen on a 5870 is like 1470 i guess the mem didnt clock so good
 
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it's just a curiosity. It seems like there's always more emphasis placed on core speed rather than mem speed so I'm just wondering why.
 
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it's just a curiosity. It seems like there's always more emphasis placed on core speed rather than mem speed so I'm just wondering why.
idk my asus 5870 v2 if my first card with ddr5 :eek: so idk how much more it matters in benching to clock the mem, i know it does in ddr3
 

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wow...isn't their 3DMark Score higher than that of the 4 way GTX480 sli?
the score for the 4 gtx480 was 23.692 in the extreme bench