GAINWARD RADEON HD 4850
"Review of the Gainward Radeon HD 4850 which we are comparing to the Sapphire Radeon HD 3870. The Gainward Radeon HD 4850 is a pixel shading powerhouse boasting 800 Unified Shaders compared to 320 with the Sapphire Radeon HD 3870 which means that the Gainward Radeon HD 4850 has 60% more shading power. However the Sapphire Radeon HD 3870 is using powerful GDDR4 memory and the Gainward Radeon HD 4850 is using slower GDDR3 memory. Another advantage for the Sapphire Radeon HD 3870 is the 20% higher GPU speed compared to the Gainward Radeon HD 4850."
SUPERIOR HARDWARE DESIGN
"Gainward’s award winning High-Performance/ Wide-BandwidthTM hardware design powered by ATI’s Radeon HD 4850 GPU integrating 512MB/256bits high-speed DDR3 memory which offers enhanced, leading-edge performance for the 3D enthusiasts."
"High performance one-slot cooling fan. Dual DVI (with Dual-link DVI, support up to 2560x1600) and Video out connector with S-Video/Composite/HDTV support. Provides world-class HDTV-out functionality up to 1080i resolution. Supports two monitors simultaneously, enabled by ATI’s Multi-Display Technology for office applications, 3D gaming and professional applications, animation or video editing. It allows end-users to select any combination of display configurations, including a DVI, CRT, and TV. ATI Catalyst Software Suite provides a full software solution for supported OS and delivers improved performance, certified stability, unmatched visual quality, innovative and exciting features that enables users to quickly setup and configure the graphics product."
"Gainward Radeon HD 4850 Series GPUs bring the power of graphics ‘supercomputing’ to gamers, setting a new standard for visual computing. Redefine the way you play and take HD gaming to the extreme with best-in-class performance. With one teraFLOPS on tap, the TeraScale graphics engine delivers an immersive, cinematic gaming experience. Add this graphics card to your PC and watch Blu-ray movies and play HD content with incredible visual fidelity or take your experience to another level with new multimedia capabilities. Do it all with break-through efficiency that doesn’t compromise performance."
"With more than twice the processing power of previous generation AMD discrete graphics cards, Gainward Radeon HD 4850 Series graphics cards deliver a cinematic gaming experience and unprecedented performance."
"Enhanced anti-aliasing (AA) and anisotropic filtering create striking graphics with unparalleled realism so you can max out the settings of the most demanding next-generation games or revitalize your favorite titles."
"Add an Gainward Radeon HD 4850 Series graphics card to your PC and watch the latest Blu-ray and HD movies play with incredible fidelity1 – upscale to nearly twice the display resolution of HD content.2 Take full advantage of Blu-ray functionality with dual-stream, picture in picture (PIP) capabilities."
"Like their predecessors, the Gainward Radeon HD 4850 Series graphics cards offer optimal performance and break-through efficiency with platform-independent intelligent power management."
GAINWARD RADEON HD 4850