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  • Gigabyte Radeon HD5770 Video Card Review
  • Gigabyte Radeon HD5770 Video Card Review



    The Gigabyte Radeon HD 5770 is part of the Ultra Durable line of products from Gigabyte.  Ultra Durable products are not unlike other products with similar chipsets however feature higher quality parts such as the 2oz copper PCB, Solid Japanese capacitors and Ferrite Core Metal Chokes.  Components like this help to increase performance, improve cooling, and extend the overall life of the product. 

    The gaming potential of the Gigabyte Radeon HD 5770 is just perfect, and our benchmarks showed that this card can handle high resolution gaming with all of the quality game settings enabled.  Of course then factor in the DirectX 11 support and performance and you have a card that can handle both current and future game titles with no difficultly at all.

    While overall performance was excellent we were a little disappointed to find only a single Crossfire connector on the card.  While this still allows you to run up to 2 cards in Crossfire configurations it would have been nice to have the option of running 3, especially considering the overall cost of a HD 5770 card.  Overclocking was extremely easy, as with most ATI Radeon video cards, however we felt the copper core cooler was somewhat limiting and prevented us from posting a rather large number.

    Now for our list of good things and bad things. happy smile
    Good Things
    Great performance to price ratio
    Lots of overclocking potential
    DirectX 11 games at high resolutions
    Built with the Ultra Durable VGA program
    Copper Core Heatsink
    Silent Cooling Fan
    Bad Things
    Only able to setup 2 cards in Crossfire
    Batmobile look can be ugly to some
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