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PowerColor Radeon HD 6870 X2 graphics card review

by Parm Mann on 15 July 2011, 16:35 4.0

Tags: PowerColor (6150.TWO)

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Benchmark: 3DMark 11

3DMark 11 is the latest version of this hugely popular synthetic benchmark. Making use of DX11 features such as tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading, it provides modern-day results and is available as a free download.

The synthetic 3DMark benchmark gets us off and running, and it begins to paint an interesting picture. PowerColor's card appears to have found a gap we never knew existed by slotting in between single-GPU GeForce GTX 580 and dual-GPU GeForce GTX 590.