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    Reviews - PowerColor Radeon HD 6870 X2 graphics card review

    Can two 'Barts' GPUs on a single PCB challenge the established hard hitters?
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    Re: Reviews - PowerColor Radeon HD 6870 X2 graphics card review

    Looks like a phenomenal card. I guess that the data mining capabilities would be akin to 2x6870's so no need to honk on about distributed computing capabilities. With the GPU running so hot, It'd be great to see how you'd watercool something like this? Is that something that would be reasonable to ask for as an inclusion, or maybe even a seperate article....?
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    Re: Reviews - PowerColor Radeon HD 6870 X2 graphics card review

    If it came in at under £300 I'd be sorely tempted to reboot my entire rig and pick up one of these.

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    Re: Reviews - PowerColor Radeon HD 6870 X2 graphics card review

    The fact that it's Powercolor puts me off. I have one of their "overclocked" 3870 cards and it won't even run at the speeds they claim for it. It only just manages stock speeds so I won't be buying anything else from them anytime soon.
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    Re: Reviews - PowerColor Radeon HD 6870 X2 graphics card review

    I had the same experience with an XFX 8800GT (had to underclock the memory to make it stable!). So I know exactly where you're coming from with that. The fact you can also buy 2x 6870 for about £254 now is also very tempting.

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