PowerColor HD7870 PCS+ Review

3D Mark

PowerColor HD7870 PCS+ Review

3D Mark Vantage

Looking at the P Scores it's worth remembering that I have a lot less CPU power available to me than Tom with his mental 3960X, so the result will suffer a little in such a CPU dominant score. Indeed looking at those one would assume we're dealing with a card along similar lines to the GTX560Ti. However as the quality stretches into the Extreme preset we can see that the HD7870 PCS+ is only 1000 points behind the HD7950 which is right where we'd expect it to be given the pricing.

3D Mark 11

On to 3D Mark 11 which is far better at relying upon the GPU to take the strain we see the PCS+ really makes the most of its overclock, passing the stock HD7950 with ease. As it's pushed so hard by PowerColor already our overclock doesn't give us a huge boost, but any free performance is nice.

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Most Recent Comments

11-04-2012, 05:00:48


Time to take a look at a HD7870 on steroids, courtesy of the fine folks at PowerColor.

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11-04-2012, 05:22:03

The 7870 is the only next gen card that is worth the price to performance ratio in my opinion, especially given the overclockabillity to the level of a stock 7950, still more than they should be but definitely good cards.Quote

11-04-2012, 05:32:12

Great review, and what an impressive card!Quote

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