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MSI R6850 Cyclone 1GD5 Power Edition graphics card
Photo: Company [Dec 29, 2010]
MSI R6850 Cyclone 1GD5 Power Edition graphics card

Micro-Star International (MSI) has launched its new R6850 Cyclone 1GD5 Power Edition graphic card equipped with the latest AMD Radeon HD 6850 GPU. Apart from being the first Radeon HD 6850-based graphic card supporting triple over-voltage functions, the R6850 Cyclone 1GD5 Power Edition is equipped with the 6+1 power system to improve power supply quality and stability, MSI claimed.

MSI said that the graphics card's Cyclone thermal solution is capable of reducing the GPU temperature by up to 14 degrees Celsius, while lower noise by 4dB versus the reference design under full-speed operations.

It also features the P/S Switch for users to adjust fan speed between the two modes - performance and silent. The former emphasizes an enhanced cooling power, while the latter stresses on quiet operations.

The R6850 Cyclone 1GD5 Power Edition is equipped with the latest Military Class II materials including the Hi-C tantalum and solid caps as well as SFC high-performance choke to ensure the best power supply quality and stability.

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