HD 5870

July 25th, 2010

ASUS RoG ARES 4GB Review

When we think of high end graphics cards, prices floating around the $600 or $700 mark usually pop up but a number of manufacturers are now trying to push the boundaries of pricing and performance even further.  ASUS has now entered the bleeding edge market with what they are calling the ARES; a dual HD [...]

March 31st, 2010

AMD Expands DirectX 11 Gaming with ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Graphics

Harnessing the world’s most powerful graphics processor,  AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card. Equipped with 2GB of GDDR5 memory, the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 is the first graphics card capable of rendering in excess of 1 billion pixels per second in today’s titles, unleashing PC game [...]

February 11th, 2010

ASUS Radeon HD5870 Matrix – 2GB of Glory ROG Style

ASUS has really banked heavily on their ROG (Republic of Gamers) lineup to inspire performance among enthusiasts. Contiuning in this pedigree of performance is the HD5870 Matrix. Pretenders, please step aside. Details of this upcoming monster are sketchy at best, however although it is based upon the HD 5870 platform its internals have all been [...]

October 26th, 2009

Sapphire reveals the HD 5870 Vapor-X

From before the release of the HD 5870, telltale images of Sapphire’s Vapor-X version have been making their way through the internet. Today we have some additional information about this eagerly anticipated product from the world’s largest ATI board partner. The information we now have points to the Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X being loosely based [...]

October 16th, 2009

Danger Den Announces HD 5870 Waterblock

While EK and Koolance both announced full coverage blocks right after the release of the ATI Radeon HD 5870 video cards, neither company has yet to deliver. Danger Den has not only announced their full coverage waterblock for the hot new video cards, but it is available for sale immediately! The DD-5870 is a full [...]

September 28th, 2009

EK and Koolance Announcing HD 5870 Water Cooling Blocks

With the release of the ATI Radeon 5870 just days old, enthusiasts  excited to watercool their latest toy won’t have to wait much longer. European cooling specialists, EK Water Blocks have announced the arrival of the  5870 blocks with an expected release day of 10-14 days. The EK FCS5870 (pictured right) is a full coverage [...]

September 25th, 2009

AMD/ATI Releases Hotfixed Drivers for 5800 Series Video Cards

Those lucky few owners of ATI’s new Radeon HD 5800 series video cards, may find themselves in a bit of a bind if trying to install the  latest Catalyst 9.9 drivers, as it does not officially support the Cypress series chips yet. As such, this morning AMD has opened up a hotfixed driver package to [...]

September 24th, 2009

ASUS Launches EAH5800 Series Graphics Cards with Voltage Tweak Technology

ASUS, the world’s leading producer of top quality, cutting edge graphics solutions, today launched the new ASUS EAH5870/2DIS/1GD5 and EAH5850/2DIS/1GD5. The first in the world to utilize Voltage Tweak technology, these graphics cards enable users to boost GPU voltages via the SmartDoctor application to enjoy up to a 38% improvement in performance. Both graphics cards [...]

September 23rd, 2009

HIS, Club3D, Powercolor and Vertex3D Roll Out ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Offerings

We are going to lump the remaining cards all into one, as thankfully, their press releases aren’t the brick wall of text that has been bombarding the inbox this morning. HIS HIS unleashed the revolutionary new HIS Radeon HD 5870 1GB GDDR5, the most technologically advanced, feature-rich graphics processor ever in the market. Prepare to plug in for [...]

September 23rd, 2009

MSI Introduces the R5870 and R5850 Series Graphics Cards

As top computer gamers are demanding only the very best hardware, all manufacturers in the industry are constantly striving for the efficiency and performance to fulfill these needs. In order to adequately cater to these ever increasing performance demands, now MSI, leading graphics cards and mainboard manufacturer has joined forces with the renowned graphics chip manufacturer AMD and [...]