PowerColor HD7870 PCS+ Review
Published: 11th April 2012 | Source: PowerColor | Price: £280 |
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.