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XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB Dual Fan Edition Review: Page 6 of 7

The XFX Dual-Fan HD 6870 is one of the quietest video cards I’ve seen in a long time. Even at full 100% fan speed the card was subjectively quieter than the reference HD 6870 card was at normal operating speeds. By Elric Phares

Performance

Test System

  • ASUS P6X58D Premium motherboard
  • 24GB Kingston DDR3-1866MHz memory
  • Thermaltake SpinQ CPU cooler
  • Intel Core i7-980x CPU
  • XFX RADEON HD 6870 1GB Dual Fan Edition video card running Catalyst 10.12a Preview
  • Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate Edition
  • Cooler Master 1100 UCP Ultimate Circuit Protection Power Supply

Tests

  • Uningine Heaven benchmark 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF benchmark
  • Just Cause 2  1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF benchmark
  • Aliens Versus Predator 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF Custom FRAPS walkthrough
  • Dirt2 1920x1200 8x FSAA 16x AF benchmark
  • 3DMark11 Performance preset

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