Okay, pictures first. On this page you can see the MSI Radeon HD 7870 TwinFrozr III edition, a 2GB card.
Included with all cards will be a manual and a demo and driver CD, power converters and monitor connector converters to get your multi-monitor freak on. Let's have a look at that:
We see a nice dark/metallic looking card from MSI. The close to 3 billion-transistor 28nm Pitcairn based core is tied to a nice 2GB memory -- which is plenty enough for midrange products. As stated, all the regulars are included.
The reference Radeon HD 7870 cards are clocked at a 1000 MHz core frequency and the GDDR5 memory runs at 4.8 Gbps (effective data rate as GDDR5 has a quad data-rate, so effectively that quadruples that number), the memory bus is 256-bit.
The MSI 7870 TwinFrozr III cards are however clocked 50 MHz faster at 1050 MHz. The memory clock remains reference though.
Here we can see the backside, the cards will fit pretty much any chassis. It's a custom design PCB alright.
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