ASUS Launches Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 DirectCU II

Published: Mar 5th 2012, 02:51 GMT

ASUS HD 7800 graphics card
ASUS has released their DirectCU II models. Both cards feature overclocked clocks and custom cooling system.

ASUS Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II HD7870-DC2T-2GD5 – Perfect balance of 28nm power with cool and quiet performance

Card features overclocked core by 100MHz (1100MHz) and memory by 50MHz (1250MHz). ASUS says their custom DirectCU II cooling will provide 20% better solution than reference one.

ASUS Radeon HD 7850 DirectCU II HD7850-DC2T-2GD5 – Perfect balance of 28nm power with cool and quiet performance

Card is also overclocked to 975 MHz for core and 1250 for memory. HD7850 has the same cooling system that 7870 have.

Graphics Engine AMD Radeon™ HD 7870 AMD Radeon™ HD 7850
Bus StandardPCI Express® 3.0
OpenGLOpenGL 4.2
Video Memory2GB GDDR5
Engine Clock1100 MHz975 MHz
Stream processors12801024
Memory Clock5000MHz (1250MHz GDDR5)
Memory Interface256 bit
DVI Max. Resolution2560 X 1600
D-Sub Max. Resolution2048 X 1536
D-Sub outputYES X1 (through DVI to D-Sub adaptor)
DVI OutputYES X1 (Native)
HDMI OutputYES X1 (Native)
HDCP CompliantYES
DisplayPortYES X2 (Native mini DisplayPort)
Adapters/cables bundled1x DVI to D-sub adaptor


1x DVI to D-sub adaptor


Software BundledASUS Utilities & Drive

GPU Tweak

Dimensions265.5*115.5*42.5 mm259.5*115.5*42.5 mm

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