|Memory Speed||4840 MHz|
|Graphics Coprocessor||Radeon HD 7870|
|Graphics Card Ram Size||2 GB|
ASUS HD7870-DC2-2GD5 Radeon 2GB DDR5 VGA/DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort GPU Tweak Utilities PCI-Express 3.0 Graphics Card HD7870-DC2-2GD5
- ASUS Exclusive DirectCU Thermal Solution: The flattened copper heat-pipe contact GPU directly for up to 20% COOLER.
- GPU Tweak utility allows you to tune graphics card performance and check card status via an intuitive interface.
- AMD Eyefinity technology extends the View across multiple monitors to immerse yourself in gameplay and entertainment. To enable 6 Monitors, DP 1.2 compatible monitors are required
- New PCI Express 3.0 delivers improved encoding and twice the performance of PCI Express 2.0.
- Gigantic 2GB GDDR5 Memory: On-board memory for the best gaming experience & the best resolution.
- CrossFire X Support: Multi-GPU technology for extreme performance
- 28nm GPU: Less power consumption & more efficient transistor
- Microsoft Windows 7 Support: Enable PC users to enjoy an advanced computing experience and to do more with their PC
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+ Small form factor compared to my old Asus nvidia 8800 GTX
+ Very lite and extremely silent, Can't believe that I have a performance graphics card which is so silent
+ Played Crysis 2 maxed out settings with high resolution texture and it played it very smoothly! you gotta see dx11 to believe it!
cons: none so far and I bet there will be none for sometime to come.
I am very happy with the card and a must buy if you are looking in the $350 range performance graphic cards..
Games like: Call of duty, Crysis 2, Hitman absolution, Tomb Raider 2013 are run pretty well by this card.
The unique inconvenience is the software, some times it get stuck and freeze the screen, and the only way to solve the issue is rebooting the computer.
ASUS seems to have discontinued this card for some reason, and I managed to get a decent going out of style sale so I paid about as much as a regularly priced 7850 here on Amazon after mail in rebate. When comparing my benchmarks to those online, I'm getting similar ballpark numbers so I am very happy. The card is large, about 10.5" long, takes two 6-pin graphics card power connectors, and at least two slots on the motherboard. Being there are two fans on the heat sink, I would not recommend installing anything in the immediate slot next to this card unless you are prepared to cool that setup down well. I have two fans pushing fresh air onto this card, so I have not had problems with heat yet. That being said, it does heat up when playing games, but nothing out of the ordinary for a large card like this.
It came with a download voucher for "Sleeping Dogs". Seems like a fun game, haven't played it much because I bought the card to play CS:GO with friends online and my old setup could run CS: Source (lowest settings), but choked on GO.
Installation went without a hitch. I downloaded the stock drivers from AMD before installing the card because I rarely use drivers on the disc, and ASUS wanted me to download and install programs separately to make this work.Read more ›
ASUS P8Z77-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Intel Core i7-3770 Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155 - BX80637I73770
ASUS HD7850-DC2-2GD5 Radeon 2GB DDR5 VGA/DVI/HDMI
Crucial 128 GB m4 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SATA 6Gb/s
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache
Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM Dual Channel Memory
Corsair Enthusiast TX V2 Series 750-Watt 80 Plus Bronze Certified High Performance Modular Power Supply
Cooler Master HAF 922 Mid Tower Computer Case with USB 3.0 Ports
Windows 7 Ultimate
Overall a great product. I used to love ATI with my x850xt and 9600 pro. Hope they can stay in business because they make great cards.
For temperature reference, I have this case: NZXT Phantom 410 Mid Tower USB 3.0 Gaming Case - White
The card itself idles around 29 degrees C, watches a 1080P youtube video at 39 degrees as it has AMD's app accelerator to provide seamless video playback and can even smooth out the imperfections in the video as you watch! When playing at the limits with max clock speeds and AA being used, I have seen it max out at 59 degress with 44% fan activity on the card itself.
One quick note -- It is a monster in its physical size as well, be sure to have a large case! I have already heard of people not being prepared and cutting out portions of their case to accomodate this refined beast (ouch).
I heard Asus's drivers can cause compatibility issues so I did not install them, but instead went with the generic drivers from AMD, and it works perfectly. The main thing I love about this card versus other brands during my research is how much Asus put into the cooling design. It's not obnoxious, it looks great cosmetically, and does its job phenomenally.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This card runs great with no issues ever and cranks out pretty good fps in BF4 multiplyer. I would definitely recommend this card but cost is like $250 - $300 I think. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Roger. Sheldon
Plays everything i throw to it at 1920x1080 and 1920x1200. Good temps in both idle and full load. Haven't overclocked it, hope i got a good chip. Read morePublished on November 4, 2013 by Francisco Palumbo
Ordered this when my nvidia 8800 started to artifact. The PC was too old to invest in a new top of the line video card, so I found something better than the 8800 at a very... Read morePublished on April 15, 2013 by Dax Lindley
Not top of the line, I know. But at the price point, you can't beat it. I am still mostly a TF2 player and this card crushes it. 100+ FPS at all times. Read morePublished on January 4, 2013 by Chris
I just can say that after 2 monts, I'm really happy with this card. I can play almost any game at 1080p in ultra or high quality. Read morePublished on December 5, 2012 by chactur
Having a lot of issues with it right now, ran multiple gpu tests, upgraded all the drivers... If it hits anywhere past 75 degreese it crashes and closes any videogames or testing... Read morePublished on November 11, 2012 by Chris K.
For the price is amazing, run battlefield 3 in ultra at 1920x1080p. Easy overclock: gpu clock 1100, memory clock 5000, max temperature with oc 76ºC but in idle 33ºCPublished on October 4, 2012 by Nelson R.