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PowerColor HD 5770 PCS++ 1 GB

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PowerColor's HD 5770 PCS++ could be described as an evolutionary step from the HD 5770 PCS+, targeted at overclockers. It is the first HD 5770 that comes with a Volterra voltage regulator which allows software voltage control. This enables tweakers to get higher overclocks out of their card without complicated modding.

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The price is mighty high, but considering you get 70% of the performance of a 5850, for ~56% of the price, it's in fact quite balanced when compared to the rest of the 5000 generation.
The problem here is that the overall price/perf ratio of this entire generation is too high :(
 
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to much $$ over its little brother
 

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Is overclocked and uses LESS power than reference design, well that's a first. Nicely done, but I still like my Vapor-X :)

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These numbers are good, but we have seen higher clocks on the Sapphire HD 5770 Vapor-X which managed 990 / 1450.
That sure is a nice sample, mine crashed on MSI Kombustor with 950/1400 has to be core then seeing all these do over 1400 on memory. But nothing a little voltage bump don't fix, haven't just tweaked more yet.
 
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Is overclocked and uses LESS power than reference design, well that's a first. Nicely done, but I still like my Vapor-X :)
Stock HD5770 has this famous Vapor-X heatsink too, but it is under the Batman shroud and can't be seen.

What PowerColor HD 5770 PCS++ brings is a Digital VRM + Voltera PWM.

Can we solder a PWM fan connector to this board?
 
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Well I wouldn't spend that much for only 25mhz more on the mem maybe on the core but you can easily overclock it to that. then spend that $5 on something you need
 

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Stock HD5770 has this famous Vapor-X heatsink too, but it is under the Batman shroud and can't be seen.

What PowerColor HD 5770 PCS++ brings is a Digital VRM + Voltera PWM.
Yeah, but it runs 10C hotter and is more noisy idle than Vapor-X on load!

And that's why this model is also more expensive than the previous model, prefectly just.
(Now if they could only make 5850s like it, but cheaper :p)
 
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