Today, though, we get to move away from the reference card design and see what`s going on with our first retail HD 7870 in the form of the PowerColor PCS+ HD 7870 GHz OC Edition 2GB. We haven`t seen much from PowerColor in the form of the PCS+ series, but it`s always one that has taken my eye. What`s making these new cooling solutions so much more attractive as well is the fact that the new 28nm GPU on the HD 7000 series runs so cool that the latest coolers are seeing some awesome performance on the new models. We`ve got our fingers crossed that the PCS+ cooler that PowerColor has opted for today follows the trend of strong cooling."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips