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PowerColor Introduces HD 5870 PCS++ Graphics Card

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Why not just go the extra step and clock it to 1GHz?
 
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Couse they have to integrate a water cooling system on the card to reach stable 1GHz clock speed.
 
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Wait ... what? Big overclock on the GPU but stock memory speed? They couldn't bump it up? Even a little bit?
 
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Couse they have to integrate a water cooling system on the card to reach stable 1GHz clock speed.
I'll bet anything that this PCS++ will do 1GHz just fine on stock cooling.
 
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It is not the max wattage that PCS++ cooler can disperse, but cooling capacity to deal with thermal peaks (temp delta). Look at the log of your monitoring tool, temps are jumping up and down very fast with air cooling.
 

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Couse they have to integrate a water cooling system on the card to reach stable 1GHz clock speed.
There are plenty of people running 1000Mhz on just the reference cooler for 24/7 usage. Water cooling is not a must.
 

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:cool:Is that thing can beat the GTX 480? Overclocking of these things are just owesome.