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Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X - The Cool Dude

Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X - The Cool Dude

9.0

While all Radeon HD 5870 cards are equal, some are more equal than others. With so many Radeon HD 5870 cards to choose from, the Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X distinguishes itself by sporting a custom cooler and being factory-overclocked. We take a look at this special Radeon HD 5870 to see what it's made of.

ATI Radeon HD 5970 - The King Returns

ATI Radeon HD 5970 - The King Returns

8.0

The Radeon HD 5870 might be fast, but it is not the undisputed speed king yet. That will all change, however, as the all-new dual-GPU Radeon HD 5970 enters the fray. Boasting two Cypress XT GPUs on a single PCB, the King returns to reclaim its crown in a bigger and bolder fashion.

The Power of 3 - Investigating the Trinity

The Power of 3 - Investigating the Trinity

Intel and NVIDIA have allied themselves in the battle against AMD with the introduction of the "Power of 3" platform. Simply put, it is any combination of Intel's P55 chipset and Core i5 processors, and NVIDIA's graphics card. Today, we are going to pit it against an all AMD system to see if it is really the superior setup.

Sibling Rivalry - ATI Radeon HD 5850

Sibling Rivalry - ATI Radeon HD 5850

9.0

Sporting fewer stream processors and lower clock speeds than the Radeon HD 5870, the Radeon HD 5850 has thus far been largely overlooked. Today, we are checking out the little brother of the Cypress range to see what kind of performance it brings to the table.

ATI Radeon HD 5750 - More Mainstream Goodness

ATI Radeon HD 5750 - More Mainstream Goodness

Hot on the heels of the Radeon HD 5870, HD 5850 and HD 5770 comes the HD 5750. Despite packing the least processing horsepower amongst ATI's current Evergreen line-up, it has an attractive price that cannot be ignored. We see if it has the performance to match up with the PowerColor PCS HD 5750 Premium Edition.

Takes Two to Tango - ATI Radeon HD 5770 in CrossFire Action

Takes Two to Tango - ATI Radeon HD 5770 in CrossFire Action

The Radeon HD 5770 falls short of fantastic, but how would two of them in CrossFire configuration perform? Would it surpass the dual-GPU Radeon HD 4870 X2? Check out the results to find out.

Mainstream Attack - The ATI Radeon HD 5770

Mainstream Attack - The ATI Radeon HD 5770

The cogs of ATI's war machine are turning and they are not letting up. After the awesome Radeon HD 5870 and 5850, they are continuing the assault on NVIDIA by releasing the Radeon HD 5770. The 4700 series used to be ATI's mainstream selection, how would the 5770 perform? Let's find out.

Creating the Juggernaut - ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX Analysis

Creating the Juggernaut - ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX Analysis

The Radeon HD 5870 is undoubtedly fast, but how would two of them perform? In an attempt to simulate the performance of the upcoming Radeon HD 5870 X2, we put a pair 5870 cards together in CrossFireX and compare it with two 4870 X2 cards. Along the way, we also examined how such a configuration would perform on an Intel X38 and an X58 setup.

Racing Pedigree - ASUS EAH4890 Formula

Racing Pedigree - ASUS EAH4890 Formula

8.0

With ATI's latest Radeon HD 5870 already launched and out the in the wild, the Radeon HD 4890 is looking more and more like last season's flavor. However, the good thing is that the older Radeon 4800 series card will be subjected to price pressure, and this might tilt things in the ASUS EAH4890 Formula's favor.

Changing the Game - ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5

Changing the Game - ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5

10.0

The next round of the graphics card war begins with the launch of the world's first fully DirectX11 compatible graphics card - the ATI Radeon HD 5870. Manufactured using a 40nm process, packing a staggering 2.15 billion transistors, and with twice the stream processor count of the Radeon HD 4870, we put it through its paces to see what ATI's new GPU is capable of.

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