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Old 06-18-10, 04:33 PM Thread Starter   #1
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[O/C]Gigabyte Radeon HD 5870 SOC (Super Overclock) Review


Gigabyte Radeon HD 5870 SOC (Super Overclock) Review
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I recently received a couple treats from Gigabyte Japan, namely a pair of new Radeon HD 5870 Super Overclock or "SOC" edition video cards. These cards feature a "binned" GPU, a custom PCB with tons of high-end features, and a custom air cooler.They also come with a factory rating of 950MHz for the GPU and 1250MHz for the GDDR5 memory, a significant boost over the 850/1200MHz speed of the reference cards. I took this beast of a card, and as you might expect, I put it through its paces with a buffet of benchmarks to find the absolute limits of performance.

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Nice additional information provided by hwbot.org, supporting Miahallen's conclusion:
http://hwbot.org/article/newsflash/6...erclock_review

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Nice Review Miah...
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Awww I was hoping for some better numbers than these =( But nonetheless those are some great numbers.

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