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PowerColor Unveils the Fastest Radeon HD 4890

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TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, today announced a powerful addition to the PowerColor HD 4890 series: PCS+ HD 4890. PowerColor’s Professional Cooling System PLUS or PCS+, delivers the ultimate overclocking ability with GDDR5 onboard memory, 950MHz core speed and 1100MHz effective memory speed with memory data transmission rates up to 4.4Gbps, offering the power to tackle the most extreme 3D games.

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Nice cooler. Will most probably be more silent and effective than the stock ones.
 
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Anyone know where I can get that cooler by itself? Or something similar?
 
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Anyone know where I can get that cooler by itself? Or something similar?
An arctic cooling accelero would probably be just as good with a 120mm fan strapped on, would be cheaper too :D
 

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It's a zero-therm...
 
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.. 950 isnt that great.
 

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.. 950 isnt that great.
No for overclocked, but for pre overclocked card is great...
I noticed also that the voltage regulation is analogic and not digital, probably not volterra present and not software voltage mod possible.
 
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Lets hope its better than the old hd4870 pcs+. It looks like the same cooler, just different color. I have one of those and had to rma the first i got after a week, the second is water-cooled now, the cooling wasn't that great to say the least and the factory overclock was way too much for it to handle.
 
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No for overclocked, but for pre overclocked card is great...
I noticed also that the voltage regulation is analogic and not digital, probably not volterra present and not software voltage mod possible.


I seem to get artifacts above 975MHz, might need more voltage, I'll do more testing but I want a better heat sink first.
 

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950MHZ Core is amazing. I can get mine up to I think 820 or some.
 
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I can run 3dm06 @ 850 and vantage @ 890 core, but that's without voldmods, haven't tried with vmods yet.
 

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"PowerColor’s PCS+ HD4890 features ZEROtherm’s exclusive cooling system."
Pretty sure it is lol
 

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"PowerColor’s PCS+ HD4890 features ZEROtherm’s exclusive cooling system."
Pretty sure it is lol
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950Mhz is good but many people are at 1Ghz now!

I have an Asus 4890 Tweak running 1Ghz Core and 1,150 (4600Mhz) Memory. V Core set @ 1.375. Ran Farcry2 and Crysis warhead for two hours each with no problems. Excellent card!
 
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As much as I want it. Already bought the stock cooling. Good thing come to those who waited. :banghead:
 
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Is that heatsink just a little bit too big for it to remain a 2 slot solution? If it is that's pretty lame, considering how close it would be.
 

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Is that heatsink just a little bit too big for it to remain a 2 slot solution? If it is that's pretty lame, considering how close it would be.
I have a PCS 4870, and the cooler is a standard 2 slot. The angled pictures are just causing an optical illusion.
 
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Fastest Radeon , i think ASUS do something like this or maybe more