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PowerColor PCS+ Radeon HD 7870 MYST. Edition (Tahiti LE) DirectX 11.1 AX7870 2GBD5-2DHPPV3E 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (UEFI Ready)

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  • 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5
  • Core Clock 925 MHz
  • Boost Clock 975MHz
  • 1 x DL-DVI-I 1 x HDMI 2 x Mini DisplayPort
  • PCI Express 3.0 x16

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Revolutionize your gaming experience with the PowerColor PCS+ AX7870 Myst Edition VGA card. It enables stable power efficiency, even at load, with evolution GPU design and solid-built “Gold Power Kit” onboard. Powered by AMD Radeon HD 7870 engines and with total of 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 memory, the PowerColor PCS+ AX7870 tackles your most demanding HD titles. An array of AMD graphics technology — including AMD Eyefinity, AMD HD 3D and AMD PowerTune — offers you more than one way to elevate your gaming experience. With UEFI ready, this edition supports Windows 8 Fast Boot function, allowing a better user experience. The 92mm ultra-large fan design easily takes away excessive heat to deliver the coolest entertainment experience. Your games cease to be the same with redefined realism and a skip-free experience, even at the highest settings.

  • newegg GCN Architecture A new design for AMD’s unified graphics processing and compute cores allows them to achieve higher utilization for improved performance and efficiency.
  • newegg Microsoft DirextX 11 Get intense gaming performance and unrivalled image quality with stunning 3D visual effects, realistic lighting and lifelike imagery.
  • newegg AMD Eyefinity Technology Run multiple displays from a single graphics board, and expand your gaming field of view across all displays.
  • newegg AMD PowerTune and ZeroCoreTechnology Maximizes performance under load conditions by dynamically increasing the GPU engine clock to take advantage of unused TDP headroom. Also allows users to configure their own TDP limit, within a provided range, for even higher performance or more power efficiency. AMD ZeroCore Power technology ensures ultra-low idle power when the connected display is in power saving mode.
  • newegg AMD PowerPlay Technology AMD PowerPlay Technology dynamically adjusts clock speeds in response to GPU load, saving power for just when you need it.
  • newegg AMD App Acceleration AMD App Accelerator creates a “co-processing” environment: the compute processing potential in your AMD Radeon Graphics processor works together with the system's central processor to accelerate enabled applications.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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  • Anonymous
  • 3/31/2016 10:15:25 AM

4 out of 5 eggsGreat product

Pros: Have had it for over 2 years
Runs pretty much everything
It's more of a 7930 than a 7870 XT

Cons: Coil whine appeared around a year in me using it - not noticeable enough to warrant any action on my part and I'm not sure if it isn't PSU related (but it shouldn't be since I'm using a Tier I PSU)

Other Thoughts: At the start I noticed it going up to around 81 degrees which worried me so I replaced the stock cooler with an arctic twin turbo one.

Temps stayed below 69 degrees and never had any other problems with the GPU.

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/14/2015 6:54:17 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsOk at first

Pros: Fast while it worked

Cons: Started having hard reboots and eventually died shortly after warrant expired. Swapped it with my old Radeon 4850 and up and running

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  • Kim T.
  • 9/11/2015 4:59:32 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Performance was great. Fans not too loud.
Electric plugs located on top of card.

Cons: Loong card.
Lasted about a year and 4 months.

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  • phong t.
  • 6/6/2015 3:43:43 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot so great after all

Pros: Worked great while it lasted. free shipping with Shoprunner.
Rebate, free game. game wasn't good but free.

Cons: Card's fan went out exactly 1 month after the warranty expired. I would have rma'd the card the second it happened. I don't want to spend more money on a aftermarket cooler. unfortunately in my case its too late. The Specs are good for the price, however bad QC

Other Thoughts: Ive noticed a lot of people are writing reviews regarding the heat likely same issue im having. I don't understand why company would put such a crummy cooling system on such a nice card. its like having a Ferrari but with a Prius motor, and I thought I got such a good deal too. I was very wrong! I will never buy PC again .

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

We apologize regarding your experience with the video card.

All of our products come with a two year warranty. If you have not done so already, please email support.usa@powercolor.com and our technician will help with the RMA process.

Thank you,
PowerColor Support

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2 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Worked great for about six months. I bought it secondhand from a friend who had bought it but decided to get a different card, and it took everything I threw at it.

Cons: After a little less than six months, the fan on the card suddenly and without warning stopped working. Temperatures skyrocketed from 55C to 100C, and the crashes began. I wouldn't purchase this card again, new or used.

Other Thoughts: I've been a long time fan of ATI cards, but this experience has me strongly considering making the switch to nVidia.

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  • Eric G.
  • 6/5/2014 1:30:08 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggscrapped out in about a year

Pros: Good performance while it lasted.

Cons: Ran hot, and gave up the ghost just over a year after I installed it.

Other Thoughts: I wouldn't buy this again.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

This is Raymond from PowerColor. We apologize for the issue that you faced with the card. Please email me at Raymond.Hsu@powercolor.com and we can troubleshoot the card.

Best Regards,
Raymond

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  • Richard J.
  • 3/2/2014 1:39:49 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFollow up review

Pros: Shows a picture

Cons: Overheats. The first card hit 90C+ so I contacted PC to get it replaced. I paid the return charge and it took them over a month to process and send me a new card. Got the new card and its doing the same thing. Playing an MMO today it hit 89C with the fan speed (set on auto) hitting 68% so it was really loud.

The first card hit 91-92C so this one is in the same league. I can only think that their single fan setup is the major issue. Tech support was slow and needed to be prompted to get any response.

Other Thoughts: 2 cards and 2 overheating issues.

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  • Richard J.
  • 2/10/2014 4:34:22 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsStay away from PC

Pros: Price was good

Cons: Card overheated to 90+C within minutes of use. Loud. I contacted PC tech support. They asked me to put the card in another computer and test it. I did and it did the same thing (overheated).

Got an RMA number and shipped the card back at my cost ($13). Took them 5 days to acknowledge receipt. Then no word. I emailed them 10 days later and they said they had tested and it was bad. The RMA dept said they were waiting for the replacement dept to respond.

10 days later still no word so I emailed again. They asked me to be patient that the replacement dept was in charge. I asked for a contact higher up and they refused to provide.

I just emailed again and the RMA group says the eta from the replacement group is now 2-3 days. Assuming that's correct (fat chance?) then the card needs to be shipped to me and I assume another week to receive. That means the earliest I can now hope is 10 days.

PC is fragged. I would suggest that whatever you think you are saving on a good deal can easily be negated by return costs, lack of responsiveness and incredibly long waits with then asking for you to "be patient".

The RMA dept has no idea (according to them) what other depts are doing and will NOT provide any outreach for the customer.

Other Thoughts: Stay clear of PC products to be safe.

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/31/2013 8:46:09 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsgreat

Pros: Runs perfect, minecraft, planetside2, natural selection 2, anything you throw at it on ultra

Cons: Non at this time, a bit hot

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  • Dawn D.
  • 12/30/2013 2:22:37 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWow

Pros: Fast integation with Windows 7 and windows 8.1. Great gaming card for price.

Cons: It's a bit big for most cases

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