With an all-custom launch for the Radeon HD 6850, the door was immediately opened to a variety of 6850 cards with a wide variety of performance characteristics. In fact you won't even find the reference design for sale in North America, making it all the more important to look at custom cards. As such We have wasted no time in collecting a few cards to see what they’re capable of, and today we'll be looking at those results. After all we’ve seen what the reference card can do, but how about the cards you can actually buy? And how about overclocking, do the latest 6850 cards continue the tradition of the *850 being strong overclockers? Today we’re going to answer all of that and more.