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SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (100314-3L )

  • 1GB 256-Bit GDDR5
  • 2 x DVI (1 Single Link, 1 Dual Link) 1 x HDMI 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1120 Stream Processors
  • PCI Express 2.1 x16

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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  • Wanda L.
  • 6/25/2015 3:07:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsSapphire HD6870

Pros: Still going like the Energizer bunny. My HD6870 has been running continuously since December 31st, 2010. I figured at least the fan would have broken by now, but it runs fine, particularly with the digital fan controller on Sapphire Trixx. To date this card has never overheated under the load created by any game. The GPU also survived (albeit barely) a new bitcoin miner trojan that infected my PC and ran my HD6870 up to 90 Celsius until I was able to remove the malicious program. As we speak, it is idling at a steady 43 degrees Celsius, with the ball bearings quietly humming on the fan.

Cons: I do not want to jinx my HD6870, but if it would have broken, I probably would have purchased a R9 280X by now. On the other hand, I may still buy the R9 280X and keep this HD6870 around as a backup card.

The HD6870 has run every shooter, rpg, or other game I have thrown at it at maximum settings on 1080p at no less than 30 fps, which is bearable, but not perfect, with the exception of the Witcher 2 and Witcher 3. The Witcher 3 in particular forced me to place nearly all of the settings to low, less four or five other settings that were able to be bumped up to medium. This was my first sign that it may be time to start looking for an upgrade from AMD.

Other Thoughts: This card has survived nearly five years of intensive gaming, and the first year of NextGen gaming, but I have a gut feeling that it won't fare well into 2016, and if it does, most definitely not 2017, before it gets choked out by more demanding game titles.

Regardless, this is how cards are supposed to be built. No junk critical components like fans that break in a few months or even a few years, no overheating, and solid performance well into the future. At the time I purchased this card it was $250, and it was definitely money well spent.

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  • Jaime D.
  • 6/25/2015 10:24:12 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsFun while she lasted..

Pros: She lasted 3 years, one year passed her warranty. She performed well in those 3 years and I was pleased with what she gave me.

Cons: I wish she would have lasted a couple more years.

Other Thoughts: I still have a Vapor-X GPU 6870 I bought in 2011 and she is running strong *knock on wood* I wish she had her sister to keep running crossfire.... Oh well time for an upgrade :)

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  • jarod L.
  • 1/27/2015 12:07:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsepic card

Pros: still works. got this card due to a friends recommendation. it ran all of his games with ease on high. i loved it so much i got a 2nd one just so i could run triple monitors on it. both still work to this day as does my friends. right before it was dis continued i got another one for my brother. all 4 cards still running

Cons: 0 cons.

Other Thoughts: wish it had more active ports

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  • Lauren C.
  • 1/18/2015 12:25:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHad for 3.5 years

Pros: Never had a problem.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Had this card for 3.5 years without a problem. it never died or failed or anything, finally upgraded it.

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  • Jack M.
  • 12/31/2014 9:00:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThese cards are BOSS!

Pros: This card still plays modern games at acceptable fps and detail in 2014. My first Radeon card and I am sad to replace it for a newer model because it still has a lot of life in it.

Cons: The only con I think of is that I never did the Crossfire I intended to do because I decided to get the Radeon HD 7950 so I could use TressFx and Mantle.

Other Thoughts: Very durable card that has served me well and ran my games at High to Ultra settings. They may not make them anymore but they can be found cheap used.

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  • Erik C.
  • 12/30/2014 10:15:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Works as intended. Eyefinity is sexy. I've had it in a PC I built almost 3 years ago and runs as top quality today as it did then. Will be good for any game or high quality video that comes along for the next several years.

Cons: none

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  • Cory E.
  • 9/14/2014 8:18:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSAPPHIRE Radeon hd 6870

Pros: High performance for a 1gb card, low heat, AMD Catalyst is very user friendly. Processes crisis 3 on ultra and produces hair strands which is hard to do

Cons: I had no problems with the card

Other Thoughts: Awesome video card for the price it competes with higher end more expensive cards. I have been building my own pc's for awhile me and all my geek friends agree this is a great card. If you are considering this card have no worries. Plays Titan fall Tomb raider, open environment games with ease.

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  • Michel B.
  • 8/22/2014 5:11:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDecent

Pros: -Run everything pretty good
-Was able to play crysis and bf3 without lag

Cons: Getting hot quickly
I dont recommend thid card with a 144hz monitor (lag)
broke after 1 year, screen was starting to go black with red bar . Didnt knew we have a 2 years waranty though.

Other Thoughts: Good graphic card for the time it worked, but i recommend other gpu since now we're in 2014

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  • John R.
  • 8/10/2014 11:59:43 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsCard Died after 2 years

Pros: Ran all games at 1080p High settings before it died

Cons: got artifacting in some intensive games at times even at the beginning of purchase, probably due to heat.

Other Thoughts: Had this card since March 2012, and it just died last night, Getting artifacting in bios and black screen when trying to run any operating system. Pretty much dead.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/1/2014 2:52:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsUnreliable

Pros: Decent Card.

Cons: Got the first card back on December 2012. I did an RMA on (I believe) the end of march? cause the screen would go black. They sent me a new one and this one just died today, February 1, 2014. This card is so unreliable and I'm not sure if I can even do a RMA cause the product is discontinued.

Manufacturer Response:

We are very sorry that you have had problems with your graphics card.

All our cards are fully covered by a 2 year warranty.

Please log in to our website and submit a technical support ticket to initiate your RMA.

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