Asus HD 6770 DirectCu is built with a new cool-looking passive cooler
Asus announces it’s latest passively cooled graphics card, the Asus Radeon HD 6770 DirectCu Silent Graphics Card. This graphics card has a new revolutionary designed heatsink, providing the sufficient cooling that the graphics card needed while maintaining it’s performance and looks.
Asus Radeon HD 6770 DirectCu (Direct Copper)is built with a new design passive cooler (which looks really cool by the way) and makes use of heat pipe direct-touch design. The cooler has 4 nickel-plated copper heat pipes that are connected to large aluminum fins. The heatsink is basically bigger than the PCB.
Asus Radeon HD 6770 DirectCu is not your typical monster graphics card, it’s actually a rebrand of HD 5770. Which means that HD 6770 DirectCu has a similar performance that of HD 5770, or maybe slightly higher. See specs below.
Asus Radeon HD 6770 DirectCu specifications:
- 800 stream processors
- 40 texture units
- 128-bit Memory interface
- 1GB GDDR5 Memory
- Core Clock: 850MHz
- Memory Clock: 1200 MHz (408 GHz effective)
- Supports: Eyefinity and HD3D technology
This graphics card is powered through a 6-pin PCI-E power connector and uses high-grade “Super Alloy” VRM components. This card has a DVI, D-Sub and HDMI 1.4a output.
This card can obviously play games at 720p with mid to high settings, depending on the game you are playing. Additional or better cooling system might be needed if you are playing demanding games and for long number of hours.
As for Asus Radeon HD 6770 DirectCu price and availability, we do not have information yet. But it seems this graphics card is expected to be rolled out Q3 of this year.