Radeon HD 6870 PCB + GPU

Radeon HD 6870 PCB

The chinese website it168.com has managed to get some picture of the Radeon HD 6870 PCB (printed circuit board). We can see the VRM on the left part of the PCB (seems that a 3-phase VRM feeds the GPU and another phase is reserved for the memory). The board is equipped with two 6-pin power connectors meaning the HD 6870 has a TDP ranging around 150 to 200W…

Radeon HD 6870 GPU
Bart GPU

According to this news, the Bart GPU is clocked at 900MHz and the 1024MB of GDDR5 memory are clocked at 4200MHz effective…

7 thoughts on “Radeon HD 6870 PCB + GPU”

  1. Leith

    Why has their been so much stuff leaked about these cards?

    Wasn’t this bad with Nvidia for 5000 series…

  2. psolord

    They put the VRM AFTER the gpu, so the fresh air will cool the gpu directly, without been heated up before by anything. Clever!

  3. goblerone

    Oh no please don’t leak this precious information a whole week before the launch

  4. JEsk

    I thought in modern GPU’s VRM was the hottest part ,now I wonder why they decided to use hot air to cool them.

    Hope they designed some heatsink for it.

  5. Pingback: GPU-Z 0.4.7 With Radeon HD 6850 and HD 6870 Support - 3D Tech News, Pixel Hacking, Data Visualization and 3D Programming - Geeks3D.com

Comments are closed.