PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Video Card Review - Tahiti LE

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PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Video Card Review - Tahiti LE

Postby Apoptosis » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:56 am

PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Video Card Review - Tahiti LE

Are you looking to buy an AMD Radeon HD 7870 video card? If you are then you've likely noticed that there is no shortage of companies that offer them as Newegg alone has 18 different models to pick from. The PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Edition video card uses the recently released Tahiti LE core and costs under $250. Read on to see how this card performs versus the AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz edition!

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The overclocking performance of the PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST was on par with other Tahiti based video cards that we have reviewed in the past. The card was able to overclock up to 1235MHz on the core and we were able to get an extra 100MHz out of the Elpida GDDR5 memory. The performance jumped up over 10% thanks to this large overclock and can help justify the higher price of this card if all overclock this good...


Article Title: PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Video Card Review - Tahiti LE
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2156/1/
Pricing At Time of Print: $249.99 Shipped
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Re: PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Video Card Review - Tahiti LE

Postby INeedAFnSuffix » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:15 pm

Man, who's going to use a GPU right next to their ears?
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Re: PowerColor PCS HD7870 MYST Video Card Review - Tahiti LE

Postby sbohdan » Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:43 pm

I wonder if the shaders could be opened, to run like a 7950 or were they laser cut? Just wondering... :-k
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Postby INeedAFnSuffix » Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:52 pm

sbohdan wrote:I wonder if the shaders could be opened, to run like a 7950 or were they laser cut? Just wondering... :-k

Laser cut.
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