AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card Review

Videocards/VGA Reviews by stefan @ 2011-07-22

The Radeon HD 6670 video card from AMD comes with interesting features like UVD 3.0, Eyefinity with 3 video outputs and offers decent performance in games, while using lower resolutions like 1280x1024, 1600x1200 or 1680x1050, making it a card to consider when building a HTPC system.

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A Closer Look

The reference Radeon HD 6670 is a small card and should fit in most systems; we can notice quickly that it does not have a separate power connector and the heatsink covers most of the PCB surface:




The 9-blade fan cools the vapor chamber heatsink and the heat is evacuated through the left and right sides:






In the top right corner, we can locate the 2-pin fan connector:




Depending on the level of usage and the temperature inside the case, the cooler may get really hot; AMD have placed a small warning sign right on the side of the heatsink:




After the removal of the cooler, we can discover that the card comes equipped with Hynix memory chips, part number H5G02H24MFR (also found on Radeon HD 6950/6970 cards):




Here is a closer look of the small Turks GPU:




Since all memory chips are placed on the frontal side of the PCB, on the back we can only see some stickers with serial numbers, along with the screws with springs, that keep the cooling solution fixed on the GPU:



As outputs, we can find one DisplayPort, a VGA and a DVI:


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