The all new R6870 Hawk is the world's first graphics card to use propeller blade technology which can increase airflow by 20% compared to traditional fan blades. Equipped with MSI advanced Twin Frozr III thermal design, the R6870 Hawk brings you an up to 21°C cooler and 7dB quieter gaming experience while you rip through the latest titles. Furthermore, it uses the 8+2 phase PWM design to provide the GPU with 2 times the power supply, along with Military Class II Components and triple overvoltage functions via MSI Afterburner that allow further evolution of R6870 Hawk's overclocking capability. The R6870 Hawk has the most perfect performance blend of cooling, power components, stability, and high performance found on a graphics card today.
MSI-exclusive Propeller Blade Technology & Twin Frozr III The R6870 Hawk is equipped with the advanced version of Twin Frozr III cooling design with the MSI-exclusive propeller blade technology. When compared with traditional fan blade design, it not only increases the air flow by 20%, but the grooved surface on the fan blade further extends the range of air flow to remove more heat generated by the graphics card. Additionally, dual 8cm PWM fans, SuperPipe technology and a nickel-plated copper base allow the heat to be removed quickly and effectively. When compared to the reference design, the GPU temperature is decreased by up to 21 degrees and the noise level is lowered by 7dB.
Performance/Silent Modes MSI-exclusive P/S Switch function on the R6870 Hawk was developed with two fan speed profiles: Performance Mode and Silent Mode. The former emphasizes an enhanced cooling power that can significantly reduce GPU temperature to keep the graphic card at the optimal working condition, while the latter stresses on quiet operations for users to keep noise minimal while playing games or watching a movie. As both modes deliver excellent cooling performance, even the pickiest power users can always keep the environment under control according to their needs.
8+2 Phase PWM Enhancement and Triple Overvoltage Supported Compared to the 4+1 phase design for the reference design, the R6870 Hawk uses 8+2 phase PWM design which provides twice the power supply to increase overclocking stability. Together with MSI's exclusive Afterburner overclocking software, the R6870 Hawk supports GPU/Memory/VDDCI triple voltage adjustment, greatly increasing the overclocking potential.
Easy Overclocking V-Check Points further allow you to use a multi-meter to easily monitor the GPU/Memory/VDDCI voltage status. Overclocking is made easy and simple on the R6870 Hawk by using the Afterburner overclocking software which lets you to monitor all aspects of graphics card performance, as well as save up to 5 user-defined overclocking profiles.
Military Class II Components MSI R6870 Hawk graphics card uses the Military Class II Components such as Hi-C CAP, Super Ferrite Choke (SFC), and all-solid capacitors to enhance the overclocking headroom under high-load conditions. Hi-C CAPs have a lifespan 8 times that of traditional solid capacitors, increasing GPU stability and lifespan of the graphics card, while SFCs improves efficiency by 10% while increasing the maximum current output by 30%.
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