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ASUS Matrix 5870 Platinum 2GB GDDR5
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ASUS Matrix 5870 Platinum 2GB GDDR5


Overall rating 9/10Best Valued for Money

Designed specially for gamers and hardcore users, the ASUS Matrix 5870 Platinum packs a customized cooler and ASUS' Super Hybrid Engine to create what is the company's ultimate Radeon HD 5870 graphics card.


Performance:
7.5
Features:
9
Value:
9
THE GOOD
Extensive overclocking features
Good overclocking overhead
2GB framebuffer for the price of 1GB
THE BAD
Cooler is not effective
Stock clock speeds too conservative

Product Specification

Core Code Cypress XT
GPU Transistor Count 2150 million
Manufacturing Process 40nm
Core Clock 900MHz
Stream Processors 1600
Stream Processor Clock 900MHz
Texture Mapping Units (TMUs) 80
Raster Operator units (ROP) 32
Memory Clock (DDR) 4800MHz DDR
Memory Bus width 256-bit
PCI Express Interface PCIe ver 2.0 x16
Power Connectors 2 x 8-pin
Multi GPU Technology CrossFireX
DVI Outputs 1
HDMI Outputs 1
DisplayPort Outputs 1
HDCP Output Support Yes