Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCu

A Closer Look

Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU

A Closer Look & Initial Impressions


Those who have closely followed Asus' performance Radeon HD products will recognise the box theme of a horse driven warrior backed by a somewhat violent landscape. The design adds an aspect of 3D into the characters, which is fairly nifty; albeit not as interesting as what lies inside...

Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU      Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU

Don't worry we'll get to the graphics card soon, but first we have some accessories. Aside a manual, Asus persist in providing Molex to PCI-Express adapters for those who don't care for Power Supply Units. Also you will find two HDMI to DVI adapters, which many might find useful when using HDTV's perhaps.

Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU      Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU

...and here it is. You should have noticed by now that the key difference behind this HD 6870 is it's custom cooling solution.

Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU      Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU

The graphics card itself is made artifically long by nature of the fan duct design.

There are also four inputs available on the graphics card, consisting of two Displayport and two DVI-D.

Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU       Asus Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU

Over the page we will discuss the differences behind the EAH6870 DirectCu in more depth.

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28-01-2011, 04:10:24

tinytomlogan
Asus are back with a midrange champion for the enthusiasts, how does it perform in the OC3D labs?

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28-01-2011, 04:30:55

Zeals
No comparisons with the GTX 560 Ti? It's right in that price range.Quote

28-01-2011, 04:34:02

tinytomlogan
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No comparisons with the GTX 560 Ti? It's right in that price range.
Mul compared to the 460 as that is what he has tested on his system in the past. We are all aware that the 560 is better than the 6870 though Quote
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