I'm looking at buying a gaming graphics card (Powercolor HD4870 1GB), yet I can't seem to find the difference between the PCS and the PCS+ except the price difference, according to the manufacturer the PCS+ provides an even better cooling solution. However how much is still unclear.
My main questions is whether this PCS+ is worth the investment?
Does anyone reading this have experience with the PCS or the PCS+ card?
I've read some reviews, but i'd also like to hear some personal expriences as to noise level, cooling level and gameplay experience.
I am using XP Pro SP3. The problem was installation problems requiring boot in windows safe mode to finally complete the installation. I also later removed the VRM heatsink and cooler, removed the TIM and applied AS5. that dropped the temps about 4-5c but didn't help in OCing. I am tempted to remove the copper heatsinks on the memory under the cooler as I think they may actually interfere with memory cooling rather than help. As it stands the card is performing well at the stock settings so I'm in no rush to experiment.