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Yes to this Saphire 7870 2gb Ghz addition?

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November 24, 2012 7:05:56 PM

This is the only info the site gives me.. No specs, so if you can tell between the codes in the bracket whether this is a good model, please say as it is really cheap and I'll order it in a few days!

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RADEON HD 7870 GHZ EDITION - 2 GB GDDR5 - PCI-EXPRESS 3.0 (11199-00-21G)

Take your PC experience up a notch with the Sapphire Radeon HD 7870! Perfect for gamers and advanced PC users, the Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 graphics card features AMD HD3D technology. The result is that the gaming experience becomes unforgettable. The Radeon HD 7870 card is made for high-end gaming and delivers a top notch HD experience. With DirectX 11 support, you get an unparalleled refresh rate and unbeatable number of frames per second. Be prepared to eliminate all your opponents! Also perfect for playing HD videos and video editing, theRadeon HD 7870 graphics card from Sapphire is a key addition that will up your computer power.
November 24, 2012 7:13:07 PM

Or HIS 7870 iceQ x?
a c 109 U Graphics card
November 24, 2012 7:20:22 PM

Sapphire is a good brand and exclusive for amd and that model is really good.
Also sapphire>his.
Go for the sapphire.
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November 24, 2012 7:34:55 PM

That one is £50 more than the one I posted :/ .. If I was in that price bracket I could go for a 7950.!

The ones I posted are £160
November 24, 2012 7:42:44 PM

i'm sorry i didnt see any budget or price....
November 24, 2012 7:45:06 PM

Yea sorry my bad, I just wanted someone's opinion on those two models really whether they are decent as I've seen a few sapphire 7870s that are different :s

I wasnt having a go at you nor did I mean to be rude, I apologize
a b U Graphics card
November 24, 2012 7:56:44 PM

djangoringo said:
Sapphire is a good brand and exclusive for amd and that model is really good.
Also sapphire>his.
Go for the sapphire.

Aw, I love my IceQ X. Sapphire's good too, though.
November 24, 2012 7:58:29 PM

Is yours the turbo?
November 24, 2012 7:59:15 PM

Ah sorry yours isn't the 7870, I don't know if you can get turbo for your model but is there much difference?
a c 109 U Graphics card
November 24, 2012 8:17:54 PM

You still thinking on the iceq ? cause the sapphire has better clocks, cooling, performance.
a b U Graphics card
November 24, 2012 8:31:06 PM

^I doubt it has better cooling - even with one fan, the IceQ and IceQ X coolers are legend for being cool and quiet.

I've got my HD 6870 clocked up past the Turbo X version of my card on stock voltage. You can definitely do the same with an HD 7870.
November 24, 2012 8:34:45 PM

Well all the 7870s from either HIS or sapphire are all clocked at 1000mhz with mem clock of 4800mhz.. But from what I've read, HIS have better cooling but it is louder than sapphire (obviously due to having two fans)
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November 24, 2012 11:06:46 PM

fort90 said:
http://www.waeplus.co.uk/product/1606425/HIS-Radeon-HD-...

Is this the IceQ x turbo clocked at 1100mhz? It doesn't have the x in the name and no specs

Yes. I guess there's not a Turbo X version yet.

I was just saying that there is a Turbo X version of the HD 6870, and I've got mine clocked past its specs.
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