PowerColor LCS HD6970 Review

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Stripped of its plastic shroud the HD6970 looks much better in our opinion. There certainly are enough screws keeping the waterblock tight to the PCB.

PowerColor LCS HD6970 EK Top     PowerColor LCS HD6970 Back plate  

As you can see there is plenty of room "left over" as the waterblock is only a single-slot deep but with the twin DVI connections it's still a two slot card.

PowerColor LCS HD6970 Single Slot     PowerColor LCS HD6970 Acetal Top  

The looks and quality of the waterblock are both fantastic. Outputs are handled by the standard combination of DVI, DisplayPort and HDMI.

PowerColor LCS HD6970 Fittings     PowerColor LCS HD6970 Outputs  

The LCS is provided with fittings for both 1/2 and 3/8 tubing. For our testing we're using 1/2" hose. But I'm getting ahead of myself.

PowerColor LCS HD6970 1/2 Hose     PowerColor LCS HD6970 3/8 hose also possible

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22-04-2011, 05:24:11

Today we take a look at the latest in PowerColor's Graphics Card range, the LCS HD6970. Factory-fitted waterblock Sir?

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22-04-2011, 05:40:02

I must admit i'm impressed. After the first review of the 6970 with an air cooler the 6970 seemed pointless but this version is definietly worth the money especially after looking at the performance results.


22-04-2011, 05:40:56


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