Thursday, January 14th 2010

XFX Unveils Radeon HD 5670 Accelerator

All gamers were not created equal - until now. XFX is pleased to introduce the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5670 Graphics Card, offering the latest technology at a price that is transforming not only how the game is played, but who's playing it.

Designed for power users who want an immersive 3D gaming experience, as well as powerful content and entertainment capabilities, the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5670 Graphics Card delivers the ultimate work/play punch. Capable of supporting the latest DirectX 11 games, users enjoy significant gains in gaming potential over DirectX 10.1. And, with Microsoft 7 support, users enjoy fast and easy video playback, editing and content transfer.

Along with significant performance gains, the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics card features technologies that maximize productivity. ATI Eyefinity technology enables users to expand across up to three displays for the ultimate in immersive gaming OR the ultimate work platform.

Best of all, all this DDR5 power is packed in an energy efficient single-slot card that's easy to install and requires no external power supply.
Add your own comment

23 Comments on XFX Unveils Radeon HD 5670 Accelerator

#1
suraswami
any word on the price? This will be an awesome replacement for low wattage video cards that doesn't play well, hope this will be decent for low end gaming.
Posted on Reply
#2
Sasqui
by: suraswami
any word on the price? This will be an awesome replacement for low wattage video cards that doesn't play well, hope this will be decent for low end gaming.
Can't you read? "at a price that is transforming not only how the game is played, but who's playing it." :laugh:

joking...
Posted on Reply
#3
werez
definitely a good option for a budget build , a bit faster than GT240 . Uhm according to THETECHREPORT's review the card runs a little bit hot ( 71C / load ) , but that's not really a problem .
Posted on Reply
#4
Semi-Lobster
This looks exactly like ATI's stock 5670 but the shroud on the heatsink has a decal on it and the PCB is black.
Posted on Reply
#5
suraswami
by: werez
definitely a good option for a budget build , a bit faster than GT240 . Uhm according to THETECHREPORT's review the card runs a little bit hot ( 71C / load ) , but that's not really a problem .
I was going to order a 240 today, should I wait? I am seeing mid-range ATI cards price slowly going up, I meant the 4670.

Lol, 5670 available on egg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=Property&Subcategory=48&Description=&Type=&N=2010380048&srchInDesc=&MinPrice=&MaxPrice=&PropertyCodeValue=679%3A54319
Posted on Reply
#6
werez
it is better , yes , if you get a good deal go for it.
Posted on Reply
#7
n-ster
is GDDR5 same as DDR5 on a Graphics card?
Posted on Reply
#8
Zubasa
by: n-ster
is GDDR5 same as DDR5 on a Graphics card?
DDR5 have yet to exist.
This is just makreting BS.
So yes, it is GDDR5.
Posted on Reply
#9
Rakesh95
by: Zubasa
DDR5 have yet to exist.
This is just makreting BS.
So yes, it is GDDR5.
Someone correct me if im wrong, but i think, Gddr is a bit slower than ddr, but how much?
Posted on Reply
#10
Tyrael
by: Rakesh95
Someone correct me if im wrong, but i think, Gddr is a bit slower than ddr, but how much?
According to my knowledge... DDR memory relies on the CPU, whereas, the (GPU) GDDR relies on the GPU Core clock. Also, the reason why it is kind of slow...just look at your motherboard! Most RAM is placed near the CPU for fast access! So... the GPU has to travel a little further to tap itself and transfer its data to the CPU and the RAM...

P.S. This is my theory and measurement on the motherboard.
Posted on Reply
#11
Soylent Joe
Yaee 1GB models are only $10-$20 more :D
Posted on Reply
#12
[H]@RD5TUFF
by: Soylent Joe
Yaee 1GB models are only $10-$20 more :D
I hope so, here's hoping price will drop 10-30 dollars in about 3 months or so!
Posted on Reply
#13
Weer
by: Soylent Joe
Yaee 1GB models are only $10-$20 more :D
Why would 400 Stream Processors ask for a whole 1024MB of RAM?

Seems terribly audacious.
Posted on Reply
#14
Error 404
by: Rakesh95
Someone correct me if im wrong, but i think, Gddr is a bit slower than ddr, but how much?
GDDR is capable of giving a much, much higher bandwidth than you'll see on any motherboard, mainly due to each chip having its own 32 or 64 bit bus to the GPU. For example, a 256 bit bus card will usually have 8 or 4 RAM chips.

The 5670 does look like a very nice card, if it comes anywhere near 4770 performance I'll be impressed.
Posted on Reply
#15
n-ster
4850s are the same price and destroy the 5670 performance wise.
Posted on Reply
#16
Flyordie
Is it just me, or does the XFX one look so much better than the others? I mean, its clean, simple and to the point.. Oh and single slot.

If its temps are good, I think XFX has the better product for it.
Posted on Reply
#17
Soylent Joe
by: Flyordie
Is it just me, or does the XFX one look so much better than the others? I mean, its clean, simple and to the point.. Oh and single slot.

If its temps are good, I think XFX has the better product for it.
Yeah, XFX usually designs their cards very well. I wouldn't want this card taking up 2 slots like how the HIS IceQ version does.
Posted on Reply
#18
Zubasa
by: Flyordie
Is it just me, or does the XFX one look so much better than the others? I mean, its clean, simple and to the point.. Oh and single slot.

If its temps are good, I think XFX has the better product for it.
The thing about this XFX is that it will run considerable warmer than the other models.
To me the HIS one is the winner as long as dual slot is not a problem.
Posted on Reply
#19
Semi-Lobster
by: Soylent Joe
Yeah, XFX usually designs their cards very well. I wouldn't want this card taking up 2 slots like how the HIS IceQ version does.
From what I've seen of the card, XFX didn't redesign anything. Its the exact same as ATI's stock setup. Here's what the stock card looks like.

http://images.anandtech.com/reviews/video/ATI/5670/5670Front.jpg

XFX only added a sticker on the shroud and have a black PCB
Posted on Reply
#20
aj28
by: Flyordie
Oh and single slot.
YES! There's plenty of room for well-built, advanced single-slot coolers to find a place in the market while still providing adequate cooling and at least reasonable noise levels. I am not overly interested in keeping cool, as I firmly believe that most modern GPUs and memory chips have no issues withstanding high temperatures for long periods of time, I just need something small and powerful for my SFF gaming build.
Posted on Reply
#21
Initialised
by: suraswami
any word on the price? This will be an awesome replacement for low wattage video cards that doesn't play well, hope this will be decent for low end gaming.
512MB ~£53+VAT, 1GB ~£65+VAT 1GB challenges 4830, 4770, GTS250 and 4850 in some tests beats 4670 and GT240 across the board.
Posted on Reply
#22
zithe
Couple more weeks and we'll see "XDX Unveils Radeon HD 5830 Accelerator"? :)
Posted on Reply
#23
Aleksander
GDDR5 is the same as graphical double data rate. So the "G" stands for graphic as a graphic card ram.
Posted on Reply
Add your own comment