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HIS RADEON HD 3850 256MB

"His Radeon HD 3850 review also featuring Sapphire Redeon HD 2600 XT and MSI NX 8600 GT. His Radeon HD 3850 is equipped with 320 Stream Processing Units and Unified Shader Architecture."

HIS RADEON HD 3850

"Advance to the next generation of gaming with incredible performance, life-like graphics and support for the latest Microsoft DirectX 10.1. With 320 stream processors and PCI Express 2.0 support, you're ready for the most demanding titles. And thanks to plug-and-play ATI CrossFireX upgradeability, it is easy to turbo-charge your 3D performance."

ATI AVIVO HD TECHNOLOGY "ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series GPUs feature ATI Avivo HD technology with advanced audio, video processing, display and connectivity capabilities for high definition entertainment solutions. ATI Avivo HD technology includes fully integrated HD audio capabilities and supports playback of multi-channel (5.1) audio streams. When combined with the integrated HDCP copy protection, ATI Avivo HD enables a one-cable HDMI connectivity solution to high definition home theaters."

ATI UNIFIED VIDEO DECODER TECHNOLOGY (UVD) "Connect your PC to your home theater and start watching HD content from your computer using new ATI Radeon HD 3800 series graphics cards. The ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series is designed to decode and playback Blu-ray and HD DVD formats using dedicated hardware within the GPU. This technology, known as UVD or Unified Video Decoding, is part of ATI Avivo HD, the new collection of technologies that are designed to improve the visual and connectivity capabilities of ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series GPUs."

HDMI VIDEO AND AUDIO "The ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series GPU further enhances the HD entertainment experience by making it easy to make the connection to a big- screen or home theater system. With built-in 5.1 surround audio (AC3) pass-through capabilities, the new GPUs and graphics cards support a single HDMI connection direct to a compatible TV or receiver. This single cable carries both the HD video and 5.1 surround audio for a clean, high definition connection. Some graphics cards will have an HDMI connector built in, while others will use a special ATI Radeon DVI-I to HDMI adapter. These options mean greater choice and flexibility for consumers when connecting to PC monitors or home theaters for maximum enjoyment of HD."

MICROSOFT DIRECTX 10.1 SUPPORT "ATI Radeon HD 3800 series GPUs offer full support for the new DirectX 10 and DirectX 10.1 API (Application Program Interface) from Microsoft®; ready to meet the demanding needs of new, next generation games. DirectX 10 is the first totally new DirectX in the last 4 years and brings important graphics innovations that can be used by game developers for the next generation of games. DirectX 10 introduces crisp, never-before-seen detail-rich images, visual effects and game dynamics capable of accurately simulating the real world. No matter which ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series GPU you choose, you can be assured that games will look as good as the developer intended!"

ATI CROSSFIREX TECHNOLOGY "New ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technology takes your gaming experience to the next level with more scalability, performance and compatibility. The technology combines the awe-inspiring capabilities of multiple ATI Radeon graphics cards and an ATI CrossFireX ready motherboard to meet the hard-core demands of your alternate reality. New ATI Radeon HD graphics cards are designed with an internal ATI CrossFireX Bridge Interconnect system to simplify installation. Experience stunning visual realism in today's demanding 3D games with uncompromising image quality, especially on HD displays."

MICROSOFT WINDOWS VISTA® "ATI Radeon HD 3800 series GPUs provide total support for the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system and improve the performance of the Windows Aero graphical interface. You will be amazed by the dazzling 3D visual effects and have peace of mind that the ATI Catalyst software and drivers are designed and thoroughly tested to ensure full compatibility and stability to keep you up and running. All these new technologies and features make the ATI Radeon HD 3800 series of GPUs the ideal solution for ultimate HD gaming and HD video entertainment with the Windows Vista OS."

HIS RADEON HD 3850 CARD

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HIS HD 3850 700 1800 256 320 DX10.1
SAPPHIRE HD 2600 XT 800 2200 128 120 DX10
MSI NX 8600 GT 540 1180 128 32 DX10
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SYSTEM INFORMATION

VIDEO CARD HIS RADEON HD 3850
SAPPHIRE HD 2600 XT
MSI NX 8600 GT
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v7.11
NVIDIA DRIVER FORCEWARE v196.05
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON64 X2 4800
MOTHERBOARD ASROCK 939 DUAL SATA 2
MEMORY 2 x 512MB OCZ GOLD XTC PC3200 DDR
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS VISTA

HIS RADEON HD 3850

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