MSI launches the R5770 Hawk with 7+1-Phase Power

February 6, 2010 // 1:21 p.m.

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Renowned global manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and notebooks, MSI, has launched the all new R5770 Hawk graphics card to provide excellent performance to mainstream gamers at a great price. The Hawk series uses a custom PWM design to offer users maximum stability when overclocking. Additionally, the card uses the Twin Frozr II thermal design and military grade components to completely redefine the benchmark for mainstream graphics cards. R5770 Hawk brings the kind of performance and quality that was previously only found in top-of-the-line products like the Lightning series.

Exclusive 7+1-Phase Power Architecture
The first Hawk model is the R5770 Hawk graphics card with a 7+1-phase power supply. Compared to the 4+1-phase power supply on the reference ATI Radeon HD5770, the MSI R5770 Hawk provides more power to the GPU and memory. This improves its overclocking capabilities up to 20%.

Proprietary Design Optimised for MSI Afterburner
Apart from the highly improved architecture, the R5770 Hawk graphics card comes with MSI’s exclusive Afterburner overclocking software. Besides the standard GPU and memory clock frequency adjustments, in Afterburner you can also change the GPU voltage to unleash its full potential. Voltage measurements of GPU and memory are also supported by the R5770 Hawk through an external multimeter, which requires no wiring or hardware modifications. You can then use the MSI V-Check points and use your multimeter to measure exact voltage levels!

Military Class Concept Components for Improved Stability
The MSI R5770 Hawk comes with military class components. MSI also uses these on the successful Lightning series. This includes Hi-c CAPs for the GPU power supply, solid state capacitors to extend the graphics card’s overall product life and solid state inductors which prevent high-frequency noise when overclocked or under high load. Every consumer who buys the R5770 Hawk will therefore get the exceptional quality and stability expected of the Lightning series.

Advanced Twin Frozr II Thermal Design
For heat dissipation, the MSI R5770 Hawk uses the advanced Twin Frozr II thermal design. This design features three heat pipes which draw and dissipate waste heat from the graphics card. Real-world testing shows that MSI’s exclusive Twin Frozr II cooling design reduces temperatures by max. 13? when compared to the reference card.

Marketing Name

MSI R5770 Hawk


Radeon HD5770 (Juniper XT)

Manufacturing Process


Stream Processors
800 Units

Core Clock

875 MHz

Memory Clock


Memory Size


Memory Bus


Military Class Components


Triple Output

DisplayPort / HDMI / DVI-I


Afterburner + Kombustor



UK Availability

7th Feb
SRP Approx £153inc vat

* Available from all major UK E-Tailers.

For more information about price and availability, please contact a local official MSI distributor.

About MSI

MSI is proud of its more than 20 years experience in designing and manufacturing high performance IT products. The product lines of MSI are motherboards, graphic cards, notebooks, consumer electronics, barebones, networking and server products, and fully integrated add-on peripherals. With its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 qualified facilities, MSI products provide the ultimate performance, reliability and value-increasing productivity. We distribute our products through offices located in The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia, United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, India and Australia.
MSI markets its products to distributors, computer system manufacturers, and system integrators. For more information visit the company on the World Wide Web at

MSI Computer UK Ltd was established in 1998. Having its own facility in Hayes, it handles all marketing, sales, logistics for its customers throughout the UK.
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