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    We've come to expect big things from ASUS, and their latest powerhouse is the Radeon EAH6870. It's a reference design for the most part, but it brings voltage tweaking capabilities to enthusiasts looking for something special. Boasting some strong gaming horsepower at a very competitive price, it sounds very tempting. Let's take a closer look at the ASUS Radeon EAH6870 1GB and see what it can do.



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    Damn Jake, you are really pumping out the review tonight.

    Interesting layout board though, they've moved the VRMs to the front of the card instead at the back of the card like the most graphics cards. I know this card have better thermal performance for the GPU than the 5870 but did you have a chance to make the observation on the VRMs temps?

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    Nice review Jake, the 6870 is a much better contender above the 6850 performing almost on par with the 5870 looking good for future cards in the 6xxx series here.

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    One more review still coming, up in about a half hour. I deserve a frickin medal LOL!

    VRMs....keep in mind monitoring software may need updates since these cards are so new, but here's what I show in GPU-Z:

    VReg: 47C / 71C

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    ok...I'll compare with the 5870's VRM temps to see if it's any better since they are sitting in the front of the air flow path.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    One more review still coming, up in about a half hour. I deserve a frickin medal LOL!
    you deserve to keep those cards.....just pat yourself on the back instead then.

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    I'll settle for some sleep instead LOL.

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    Nice review Jake
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    Well done! another great card from Asus, we have two more from them on the way !

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