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SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2
"Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 review which also features the Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2. The Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 has 17% higher clock speed and 45% higher memory speed than the Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2. The Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 uses advanced GDDR5 memory while the Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 uses the older GDDR3 memory."
"The Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 with GDDR5 memory has memory bandwidth of 230GB/sec in comparison with the ATI Radeon™ HD 3870 X2 with GDDR3 memory with a memory bandwidth of 128GB/sec."
"Believe it or not - the best just got better. For the first time ever, 2.4 teraFLOPS of graphics horse power, 1600 stream processors and 2 GB of GDDR5 memory have been combined to create the fastest and most powerful graphics card available today."
"Add a ATI Radeon HD 4870 Series GPU to your PC and watch the latest Blu-ray and HD movies play with incredible fidelity – upscale to nearly twice the display resolution of HD content.* Take full advantage of Blu-ray functionality with dual-stream, picture in picture (PIP) capabilities. Sophisticated new features within ATI Avivo™ HD technology provide a truly responsive experience. Support for the latest audio visual interconnects ensures you can take advantage of the latest display technology."
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2 FEATURES
2.4 teraFlops of compute power - "This is the most powerful graphics card available today with nearly two billion transistors and 1600 stream processors."
2GB GDDR5 Memory - "With 2GB of GDDR5, the fastest and most advanced memory technology available today, the Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 delivers almost two times the memory bandwidth of the previous generation."
Extreme DirectX 10.1 Performance - "Play today while preparing for tomorrow with state-of-the-art DirectX 10.1 graphics capabilities."
Unparalleled Anti-Aliasing & Anisotropic Filtering - "High performance anisotropic filtering and 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) smooth jagged edges and create true-to-life graphics, for everything from grass to facial features."
Superior Scalability with dual mode ATI CrossFireX™ Technology - "ATI CrossFireX™ technology with quad GPU support in dual mode offers superior scalability so you can take your game to new heights."
Unified Video Decoder - "Unified Video Decoder 2 frees up your CPU for other tasks so you get The Ultimate Visual Experience™ for even the most processing-intensive content, including VC-1, H.264 and now MPEG-2. Also, take full advantage of Blu-ray functionality with dual-stream, picture in picture (PIP) capabilities."
Upscale Beyond 1080p - "Watch the hottest Blu-ray movies or other HD content at full 1080p display resolution and beyond."
On-chip HDCP - "On-chip HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) makes life easier by allowing you to playback HDCP protected content."
HDMI - "Enjoy the latest audio technologies using HDMI with 7.1 digital surround sound support. Also, xvYCC support allows the user to enjoy a wider range of color when connected to a capable HDTV."
Dynamic Power Management - "The Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 graphics cards feature ATI PowerPlay™ technology and provide the best of both worlds, delivering high performance when needed and conserving power when the demand on the graphics processor is low."
Energy Efficient Manufacturing Process - "Second generation 55nm chip uses the industry's most energy efficient manufacturing process."
Best Performance Per Watt - "The Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 graphics cards deliver up to 2x the performance per watt of the previous generation."
2 GB of GDDR5 memory 2 x 256-bit memory interface.
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2 SPECIFICATIONS
2.4 teraFLOPS of GPU power.
DirectX® 10.1 and PCI Express® 2.0 support.
1600 stream processing units.
24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) and high performance anisotropic filtering.
Dual mode ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU support for highly scalable performance.
Dynamic geometry acceleration.
Game physics processing capability.
ATI Avivo™ HD video and display technology.
Unified Video Decoder 2 (UVD 2) for Blu-ray™and HD Video.
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2