Sapphire is using a custom cooler on their card, I miss the Sapphire identity a bit, but at least the card has a blue PCB, which is a trademark of the company.
The card requires two slots in your system.
Display connectivity options include two DVI ports, one full size HDMI port and one full-size DisplayPort. You may use all the outputs at the same time.
An HDMI sound device is included in the GPU, too. It is HDMI 1.4a compatible which includes HD audio and support for Blu-ray 3D movies. The DisplayPort outputs are version 1.2 which enables the use of hubs and Multi-Stream transport.
You may combine up to two HD 7870 cards from any vendor in a multi-GPU CrossFire configuration for higher framerates or better image quality settings.
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