Friday, January 15th 2010

Gigabyte Unleashes Next-Gen Mainstream VGA Powered by Radeon HD 5600 Series GPUs

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to announce their latest GV-R5600 series graphics cards. GIGABYTE’s GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I are built on the highly anticipated ATI Radeon HD 5600 Series GPUs ─which utilizes the latest 627 million transistors on 40nm fabrication process and GDDR5 memory. GIGABYTE GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I provide Microsoft DirectX 11, ATI Stream technology, ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU support, UVD 2 and PowerPlay. GIGABYTE GV-R5600 series are also equipped with GIGABYTE unique features including Ultra Durable 2 technology, and native HDMI port for HD gaming and Blue-ray movie playback.

The GIGABYTE GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I feature ATI's latest 2nd Generation TeraScale graphics engine, boasting the power of more than 620 GigaFLOPS with 400 stream processors respectively. With 1GB and 512MB GDDR5 memory, the GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I provide twice the data per pin of GDDR3 memory at the same clock speeds. Utilizing ATI Stream Technology, end-user can easily unleash the massive parallel processing power of GPU for physics, artificial intelligence, stream computing and ray tracing calculations, and tackle demanding tasks like video transcoding with incredible speed.

In addition, the GIGABYTE GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I fully support for Microsoft DirectX 11 for life-like realism and stunning 3D gaming effects. Gamers can get striking 3D visual effects and dynamic interactivity with DirectX 11 support, including features like Tessellation, HDR Texture Compression, Multi-threading and DirectCompute. Microsoft DirectX 11 brings new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and gamers can dominate the competition with GIGABYTE GV-R5600 Series graphics cards. In addition, the GIGABYTE GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I fully support for Microsoft DirectX 11 for life-like realism and stunning 3D gaming effects. Gamers can get striking 3D visual effects and dynamic interactivity with DirectX 11 support, including features like Tessellation, HDR Texture Compression, Multi-threading and DirectCompute. Microsoft DirectX 11 brings new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and gamers can dominate the competition with GIGABYTE GV-R5600 Series graphics cards.

The GIGABYTE GV-R5600 Series also provide real one-cable HDMI connectivity to TVs and displays with HDMI with up to 2 channel 48 kHz stereo or 7.1 AC3, enabling a plug-and-play cable-less audio solution. With the ability to take full advantage of Blue-ray functionality with dual-stream, picture in picture (PIP) capabilities, dynamic contrast and enhanced DVD upscaling, the GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I provide the ultimate high definition solution for home theater systems.

Fantastic Graphics and Video Experience
The GIGABYTE GV-R5600 Series support the hottest Microsoft Windows 7 operating system which enables users to have a more interactive and efficient GPU-accelerated environment. In order to provide ultimate entertaining experience, the GIGABYTE GV-R5600 Series feature native HDMI output, delivering fully integrated support for deep color and 7.1 digital surround sounds. In addition, they are featured on golden plated HDMI connector to fulfill users’ high definition audio and video needs simply through one cable. The GIGABYTE GV-R5600 Series will be a perfect choice for HTPC solution.

Implementing Ultra Durable 2
The GIGABYTE GV-R5600 Series implement GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 2 boards that guarantee outstanding cooling, lowest power loss, and longer product life. Lower RDS (on) MOSFETs have lower power consumption during the switching process, resulting in less heat generated by the GPU. Ferrite Core chokes hold energy much longer than common iron-core chokes and lower ESR Solid Capacitor are more stable and reliable than other cards on the market.

For more details of the GIGABYTE GV-R567OC-1GI and GV-R567D5-512I, please visit this page.
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9 Comments on Gigabyte Unleashes Next-Gen Mainstream VGA Powered by Radeon HD 5600 Series GPUs

#1
buggalugs
Good to see a new fan on gigabyte's cards. I hope they have fanspeed control this time. Gigabyte's 4XXX series cards with zalman fans were fail because of one speed only fans that were noisy.
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#3
aj28
I want my PWM GPU fans back.
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#5
DirectorC
Yeah it was unleashed, then it bumped its head on a fire hydrant and fell over and died.
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#6
Mussels
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ugly shroud
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#7
techfan
nice spec at the right price, but they are priced too high at the moment.
and wth is up with that shroud?
give us 10 cents off and drop it completely
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#9
ste2425
shroud looks cheap and nasty
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