cards are no stranger to being at the top of the heap when it comes
to breaking FPS records, and yet again the company is bragging about
one of its own shattering the mold. The R5870-PM2D1G (not surprisingly
based around AMD's Radeon HD 5870
, a GPU
that we adore) has just been
used to create the new highest 3DMark Vantage P-Score of 24416, which
is of course a high for a single GPU card. The award-winning user?
Famed overclocked "Deanzo" from the great nation of New Zealand, who
used MSI's own Afterburner OC'ing software to push the card to its
You might have guessed that LN2 was used to keep it cool, and you'd be
right. The card was cooled to -180?, enabling the clock speed to reach
1380MHz and the record to be shattered. It's only a matter of time
before the next best GPU comes along and knocks even this number into
2nd place, but for now, we're sure Deanzo is celebrating and enjoying
the victory. And celebrate he should.
Through MSI Afterburner overclocking software, the over-voltage
function can highly boost the graphics card overclocking capability and
provide extreme performance. From the result shown on hwbot.org: http://hwbot.org/compare.do?resultId=926281, GPU clock of MSI R5870-PM2D1G is 62.4% higher than standard ATI Radeon HD 5870.
MSI Afterburner fully supports GPU/Shader/Memory clock adjustment of
NVIDIA and ATI graphics cards. Moreover, users can easily change
voltage and clock and customize fan speed to enjoy the pleasure of
overclocking and high performance. Free to download MSI Afterburner and
experience extraordinary overclocking potential on MSI graphics cards.
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