If i required the extra DVI ports, then i can justify the need for the TOP edition, but i dont even have the room for 8 x 22″ Widescreens! Three years parts and labour Nvidia has been pretty dominant at the top of the graphics card market ever since the GeForce GTX launched back in November and it’s fair to say that AMD has struggled a little in recent times. It’s an expansion pack to the original Company of Heroes, Opposing Fronts and quite a bit of fun to play. Two heatpipes start from the copper plate that leans on the core. Under full load with the fans turned on, the thermal solution is loud, but not vacuum cleaner loud, and temperatures are maintained at a reasonable level.

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Reference cooling on these cards is built from copper and aluminum, whereas the Asis card has heatpipe technology. It’s an expansion pack to the original Company of Heroes, Opposing Fronts and quite a bit of fun to play.

Are they worth the extra cash for a bit more umpf? It comes in an even bigger box – the requisite amount of goodies we’ve come to expect from top-tier manufacturer ASUS’ flagship cards are supplied incidently.

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The dual-fan cooling solution exhausts hot air back into the case, which can be troublesome in chassis that have poor in-out airflow. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Equipped with the eha DRR3 0. They will not be making anything for the x2.

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For those of us that always crave more, Asus overclocked their card to MHz, and that resulted in memory speed of MHz.

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We shall see if the RVs will need this amount of mem throughput. More in this category: I really don’t like that much heat x22 tapped in the case, even with good airflow. Sapphire decided that it wasn’t happy with the Radeon HD ‘s standard cooler and decided to make something better.

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Then when the PCIe v2. The heatsinks are hidden behind a brushed aluminum shroud. Asus Apple Sony Google Valve. Nvidia has denied rumours started by Digitimes that it is to quit the ssus chipset market in favour of concentrating on its graphics card technologies. I also found that the TOP edition, even with the two fans had higher temperatures due to its really inefficient cooling design.

It would be nice if it was the original one card solution, I know it still takes up the same amount of slots, but it’s just not the same.

Under full load with the fans turned on, the thermal solution is loud, but not vacuum cleaner loud, and temperatures are maintained at a reasonable level. We have a look at the fastest of the two cards being released – the ATI Radeon HD – to find out if makes up for lost ground with the HD series.

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Opposing Fronts to whet your whistle. We have a look at Sapphire’s Radeon HD to find out eag it continues in the same direction as the impressive Radeon HD reference card. PCSTATS would recommend a rear exhaust fan to help get rid of all that hot air before the internal case temperature rises too high.

ASUS EAH3870X2/G/3DHTI graphics card – 2 GPUs – Radeon HD 3870 X2 – 1 GB Series

The standard Asus x2 fan blows the air across the card, and releases the hot air via the back of the card thru the grill. Read on to out how it gets on!

About Us Employment Privacy Policy. All that without any change in the design Three years parts and labour Nvidia has been pretty dominant at the top of the graphics card market ever since the GeForce GTX launched back in November and it’s fair to say that AMD has struggled a little in recent times.

I prefer the standard Asus x2.