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GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870
"Gainward Radeon HD 4870 review which we are comparing to the Gainward Radeon HD 4850. The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 is a powerful video card with 800 Shaders for amazing gaming performance. The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 also features advanced GDDR5 memory running at 3600 Mhz DDR which is 45% faster than the Gainward Radeon HD 4850."
SUPERIOR HARDWARE DESIGN
"AMD ATI Radeon HD 4870 (RV770XT): ATI’s powerful new TeraScale graphics engine features deliver high resolution and fast frame rates. Unified Superscalar Shader Architecture: with 800 stream processing units support for dynamic load balancing and resource allocation for vertex and pixel shaders."
ADVANCED FEATURES OF THE 4870
"Gainward’s award Winning Technology and High-Performance / Wide-Bandwidth hardware design powered by 512MB DDR5 version of ATI HD 4870 graphics card. ATI HD 4870, 512MB, Equipped with stunning 750MHz on the core clock and a super fast 900MHz (DDR 3600) MHz on the memory clock, in addition the massive DDR5 512MB /256bits width memory interface size can undoubtedly allow the graphics processors to achieve higher resolutions without running into memory capacity bottlenecks in games. Gainwards ATI HD 4870 series graphics card is definitely the weapon you must have to lead the world of new generation games. Supports two monitors simultaneously, enabled by the ATI Multi-Display Technology for office applications, 3D gaming and professional applications such as CAD, DTP, graphics animation or graphics video editing."
"Gaiwnard´s revolutionary cooling system combines the advantage of high performance cooling, as well advantage of thermal conductivity from heat sink, offers something over and above reference design. ATI Catalyst Software Suite provides a full software solution for supported OS and delivers improved performance, certified stability, and unmatched visual quality, innovative and exciting features that enables users to quickly setup and configure the graphics product. "
"ATI’s CrossFireX Technology: ATI’s CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve system performance. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express graphics, CrossFireXTM technology dramatically scales performance on today’s hottest games."
"PCI Express 2.0 Support: Designed to run perfectly with the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 16 GB/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth(twice that of first generation PCI Express)."
Shader Model 4.1, 32-bit floating point texture filtering.
MICROSOFT DIRECTX 10.1 SUPPORT
Indexed cube map arrays.
Independent blend modes per render target.
Pixel coverage sample masking.
Read/write multi-sample surfaces with shaders.
Gather4 texture fetching.
Multi-sample anti-aliasing (2, 4 or 8 samples per pixel).
Up to 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) for improved quality.
Adaptive super-sampling and multi-sampling.
Super AA (ATI Crossfire configuration only.
2x/4x/8x/16x high quality adaptive anisotropic filtering modes (up to 128 taps per pixel).
TEXTURE FILTERING FEATURES
128-bit floating point HDR texture filtering.
sRGB filtering (gamma/degamma).
Percentage Closer Filtering (PCF).
Depth & stencil texture (DST) format support.
Shared exponent HDR (RGBE 9:9:9:5) texture format support.
Dedicated unified video decoder 2 (UVD2) for H.264/AVC and VC-1 video formats.
AVIVO HD VIDEO AND DISPLAY PLATFORM
ATI Avivo Video Post Processor.
Two independent display controllers.
HDMI output support.
Hardware MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and DivX video decode acceleration.
Seamless integration of pixel shaders with video in real time.
VGA mode support on all display outputs.
Advanced power management technology for optimal performance and power savings.
ATI POWERPLAY TECHNOLOGY
Central thermal management.
GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870