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#1 Nemo

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 10:34 PM

OCC reviewer RHKCommander959 takes on another HD 5870 videocard. This time it's the factory overclocked PowerColor Radeon HD 5870 PCS+ - http://www.overclock...owercolor_5870/

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:04 AM

Well the card seems pretty good. Anyway i really like the new big graphs. They are much clearly readable.
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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:26 AM

NIce Review! :)

But can someone please explain to me whats going on here in Batman Arkham Asylum?

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:58 AM

Batman likes power and colors, PowerColor offers both.
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Posted 08 March 2010 - 12:15 PM

NIce Review! :)

But can someone please explain to me whats going on here in Batman Arkham Asylum?

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Remember the card is overclocked. Its scoring about 10 frames more then a stock 5870. Hope that helps :)

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 12:34 PM

Remember the card is overclocked. Its scoring about 10 frames more then a stock 5870. Hope that helps :)


But the OC'ed one got less FPS? Seems like sometimes going too high with the overclock gets you less FPS.

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 05:45 PM

ahhh ok I was looking at the base score my bad. Ya overclocking sometimes does not help in games, just depends. I am not sure what happened there Mark can explain it or even double check the did label it correctly.

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 06:56 PM

:lol: i just found it very strange that the Powercolor 5850 shot up at the highest resolution to 10fps more then a 5870 and ontop of that it scored less when Overclocked :P

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:35 PM

The card is an overclocked HD5870 not HD 5850 if that splains it. And yes an overclock that is a little to high on the memory will show a net decrease in FPS in some games.
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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:59 PM

The card is an overclocked HD5870 not HD 5850 if that splains it. And yes an overclock that is a little to high on the memory will show a net decrease in FPS in some games.



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Posted 08 March 2010 - 09:01 PM

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 09:57 PM



I got a chuckle out of that LOL
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