Solved Is this a reference XFX 5870? How can I tell? Tags: Graphics Cards Visiontek Radeon Graphics Last response: May 9, 2010 5:52 PM in Graphics & Displays Share booseek May 9, 2010 1:43:22 PM I ordered this XFX Radeon 5870 yesterday, thinking that it was a reference design. I've read elsewhere that a fan on the right side does not necessarily make it a reference card. Is this card a reference design? XFX HD587AZNF9 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... It was between the XFX and the VisionTek, which looks like it is a reference design just by its plainness: Visiontek Radeon HD5870 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... More about : reference xfx 5870 booseek May 9, 2010 2:06:37 PM Actually, from the look of this thread, it is a reference design. Bing Cashback reduces the price to around $349 plus shipping right now at TigerDirect. Best solution WR2 a b U Graphics card May 9, 2010 2:12:24 PM Share Both are reference designs. The decals pasted on the body don't change the physical layout of the design. A couple non-referenced models: Related resources Is the Asus 5870 v2 reference ? - Forum XFX 5850 reference cooler vs custom cooler - Forum Wanted: 5870 Reference Card - Forum XFX 5870 w/ eyefinity X6 2GB having driver install failures! - Forum Non- reference board for 5870 s? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer WR2 a b U Graphics card May 9, 2010 2:26:49 PM A reference design with the shroud off. booseek May 9, 2010 5:49:41 PM Hey WR2, Thanks for the replies. booseek May 9, 2010 5:52:35 PM Best answer selected by booseek. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum[SOLD] reference 5870 crossfire setup 320 obo including shipping ForumXFX 5870 Reference or Non Refrence ForumHow can XFX sale discrete graphics card with mobile components ForumXfx hd 5870 or sapphire hd 5870 ? ForumGTX 460 1GB of RAM very OC'd or GTX 460 2GB of RAM reference Forum5870 xfx 's ForumXFX 5870 vs HIS 6870 ForumAMD HD 5870 and Battlefield 3 issues ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumMy XFX ATI HD5770 V2 (Egg Version) Is Too Hot ForumATI radeon HD 4850 will it work on this Mobo GA-M61SME-S2 ForumXfx 5770 egg or gigabyte 5770 batman cooler ForumXfx hd 4890 ForumXfx hd 4890 Forum[Solved] 2x GTX 260 vs GTX 470 vs HD 5870 More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !