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#1 bp9801

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 09:48 PM

OCC has a new video card on the test bench from the folks at Sapphire. See how it performs in the OCC review of the Sapphire HD 7870 - http://www.overclock...pphire_hd_7870/

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 06:04 AM

Thanks for the review! However, it seems the Unigine Heaven benchmark page has a Civ V screenshot on it :P

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 06:38 AM

Good review! I'm thinking of upgrading soon and I'm on the fence between a 7950 and 7870, so this helps! Still not sure which i'm gonna go with as they're both good cards.

One thing I noticed though, in the table on the Specifications page, you list the 7870 as having 640 Stream Processing Units. Isn't this the SPU count for the 7770? Newegg lists the 7870 as having 1280...


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:44 AM

4-5 days ago, one my friend bought this card. Its a great card!

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:00 AM

One thing I noticed though, in the table on the Specifications page, you list the 7870 as having 640 Stream Processing Units. Isn't this the SPU count for the 7770? Newegg lists the 7870 as having 1280...


Fixed it, thanks for catching. As for the Civ V screenshot instead of the Unigine one, I'll have to see who can fix it that has the screenshot available.

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