HIS Radeon HD 5870 review

This card offers a lot of grunt for your cash, but is it too much?

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For
  • AMD's fastest single-GPU chipset
  • Fantastic image quality
  • Competitively priced for a 5870
  • The de facto DX11 architecture
  • Low idle power consumption
Against
  • Still very expensive
  • 1GB of memory not always enough
  • Too expensive compared to 5850 boards
  • AMD's tessellator looks weak
  • Hefty peak power consumption
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