First up, the photo-shoot. Okay, this is the part where we move away from the technical stuff for a minute and move on to the product photo-shoot followed by initial tests on heat, power consumption and noise levels.
We'll start off with the packaging and bundle, TUL always try to do something nice with the package they deliver. In most scenarios they always include a little something extra. Included in the box you will find:
One fine Radeon HD 5770
DVI to VGA Dongle x 1
Crossfire bridge x 1
Colin McRae Dirt 2 download coupon for the full DX11 game
Not bad Sir, not bad at all. The PCS+ 5770 card, this bundle actually, is selling for roughly 145 EUR / 169 USD, including the full game Colin McRae Dirt 2.
So as you can see, here we have the Radeon HD 5770 as supplied by PowerColor. Quite a charming fellah to look at really. Do bear in mind that the power connector does lead out from the rear as well, which requires a little extra space for cabling.
The Radeon HD 5000 series will obviously also be CrossfireX compatible, you could hook up one or even two more of these cards and go really nuts. Typically we however do recommend you to not use more than two GPUs, as drivers wise you'll quickly run into problems, let alone performance scaling becomes very inefficient.
To your right you can see the two Crossfire connectors.
PowerColor Radeon R9 390 PCS+ 8GB review We review the PowerColor Radeon R9 390 PCS+ 8GB edition. The card's equipped with that renamed Hawaii Pro GPU, now called Grenada. It comes fitted with a massive triple slot air cooler keeping thi...
PowerColor Radeon R9-285 TurboDuo review In this review we look at the new PowerColor Radeon R9-285 TurboDuo. Armed with an ultra silent cooler this Tonga GPU based product bring you high-end gaming at a price of 249 USD - With 2GB of graphics memory ...
PowerColor Devil 13 Dual GPU R9 290X Review Join us in a very dark review of the fastest graphics card on the planet. It's hotter than hell, demonic and hinted as a disciple of the Devil himself, yes as we review the PowerColor Radeon R9 295x2...
PowerColor Radeon R9-290X PCS+ review PowerColor Radeon R9-290X PCS+ review - this beast runs at low temperatures whilst being factory overclocked. The 2816 Stream processor based Hawaii chip will get paired with 4 GB...