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Posted 22 February 2010 - 03:03 AM

How will MSI's HD 5770 compare to the competition?

Find out by checking out the review here: http://www.overclock...d5770_hawk_1gb/

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Posted 22 February 2010 - 07:08 AM

Nice review. That is one solid looking 5770!
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Posted 22 February 2010 - 07:33 AM

getting closer to the 6 ghz ram frequency:D

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Posted 22 February 2010 - 10:44 PM

The 5770's scale incredibly well.

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Posted 22 May 2010 - 02:33 PM

How is it possible to get such bad values with this 5770 card. Unbelievable

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Posted 22 May 2010 - 03:38 PM

How is it possible to get such bad values with this 5770 card. Unbelievable

Not every chip can be able to give 120% of their stock speed. I am willing to bet that MSI sent them a cherry-picked GPU (one determined by MSI to be a ridiculously powerful card) to review. Its rather common for these high-end cards to be singled out for reviewers so that the general public can see the capabilities and feel confident when they purchase them. nVidia board makers and Intel are VERRRRY well known for this, but nVidia has recently had problems cherry-picking from their working chips.

For example though, I got one of the Vapor-X 5770s reviewed here on the site. I have a little extra cooling on it and I still have problems reaching the OC that we got here.

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