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Axle Announces its ATI Radeon HD 5970 Accelerator

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Thats cool and all, but who are AXLE and why haven't I heard of them before
 

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Thats cool and all, but who are AXLE and why haven't I heard of them before
i just looked them up

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http://www.axle3d.com/eng/distributors.php

apparently (as far as i can find) the oldest card i seem to be able to find from them is the 6600GT which is old...but they make everything upto todays cards...maybe skipping a couple...maybe their some kind of distributer? like wholesale only?
 
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Yeah maybe your right, well to me its good to see more company names, hopefully they arent like Palit or Gecube lol! :roll:
 
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I'll happily wait for Sapphire to make a VaporX version of the 5970. Forget unknown vendors.
 
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I'll happily wait for Sapphire to make a VaporX version of the 5970. Forget unknown vendors.
Yeah true dat, Im curious to see the Toxic coolers!:twitch:
 

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Palit made an aftermarket 4870X2, new PCB and cooler, I can only hope this happens for the 5800/5900's.
 
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I'll happily wait for Sapphire to make a VaporX version of the 5970. Forget unknown vendors.
Does VaporX system actually work?
 

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Excuse my ignorance but who in the hell is Axel?

 

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Maybe they are an OEM builder like foxconn?
 

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Doesnt the 5970 & other ati cards of 5800 series have only 256bit wide memory bandwidth?? The article says 512bit?? Or do they mean 2x256??
 
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Doesnt the 5970 & other ati cards of 5800 series have only 256bit wide memory bandwidth?? The article says 512bit?? Or do they mean 2x256??
They mean 2x256bit, it just look better when they say 512bit memory interface:p
 
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Axel F .. actually watching beverly hills cop 1+1 now
 
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No, you didn't. They don't make one.
lol yeah i just realized, typed in hd4870x2 toxic just came up with hd4890 vapor cards!:eek:
 
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Does VaporX system actually work?
Yes it does. My 4870 has the VaporX cooler and it runs 25c at Idle and only about 62c under full load with Furmark. Where the reference cards run anywhere from 60~70 at idle and over 100c under load from what I've read. If you've got a case with good airflow, you can't beat it for a stock cooler.