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Item#: N82E16814103196
DIAMOND Radeon HD 6870 DirectX 11 6870PE51GB 1GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
  • 1GB 256-Bit GDDR5
  • Core Clock 900 MHz
  • 2 x DVI (1 Single Link, 1 Dual Link) 1 x HDMI 2 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1120 Stream Processors
  • PCI Express 2.1 x16


Looked like it was constructed well.

Felt like it was constructed well.

Packaging was good.

Newegg handled RMA quickly and am glad I bought it from them.


The card failed to install properly on two systems; first was a custom build I made myself*, second was a pre-built computer made by a branded company**. When I first installed it, the screen would just stay various pixellations of pink and other odd colors. I installed the Diamond drivers first just to see if everything would work out. It didn't. So I uninstalled those drivers and tried CCC from AMD. They didn't work. What would happen was I would boot my computer after installing all the drivers, then after the "Starting Windows" screen it would just hang on a blank screen. Nothing after that.

RMA'd it.

Diamond support was not available even after multiple attemps of contacting them.

Other Thoughts:

*ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3.0, 650W PSU, 16GB RAM, AMD Phenom II X6 1055T, Windows 7 Home Premium SP1

**Alienware Aurora R3, 800W PSU, 8GB RAM, Intel i7-2600k, Windows 7 Home Premium SP1

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  • Les C.
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

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