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Review: Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 in two-card CrossFireX

by Tarinder Sandhu on 18 November 2009, 13:00 3.85

Tags: Win 7 - Radeon HD 5970 XF, AMD (NYSE:AMD), Sapphire, ATi Technologies (NYSE:AMD)

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Introduction

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XFX Radeon HD 5850 1GBBFG GTX 295 SLISapphire HD 5870 XFXFX HD 5850 XFBFG GTX 285 SLIBFG GeForce GTX 295 1,792MB Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 2GBBFG GeForce GTX 285 1GBSapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GBSapphire HD 5970 XF
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Earlier today we took a look at AMD's Radeon HD 5970 graphics card. Comprised of two HD 5800-class GPUs on one board, its buttery-smooth performance at a 2,560x1,600 resolution made it, easily, the fastest gaming card on the planet.

But what if that's not enough? How about hooking two of them up for perverse performance. We've done just that and compared them the creme de la creme of the graphics world.

Get ready for mind-numbing numbers as we take a look at the very best PC graphics hardware has to offer.