Thursday, November 15th 2007

GECUBE Launches Overclocked HD 3850 & 3870 Cards

After taking the market by storm with the launch of the HD2900XT in mid-May, GECUBE launched today this year’s heavyweight graphics card – the HD3800 Series. The product that reviewers and gamers have all been waiting for is now finally here. Equipped with the latest RV670 (55nm) graphics chip from AMD, the HD3800 series marks the first time that the PCI-Express 2.0 interface has been used on a graphics card and incorporates the latest ATI CrossFireX technology. With support for DirectX 10.1, it delivers next-generation 3D graphics performance for ultimate realism. You can now enjoy both high resolution and superior image processing technology at the same time!

Leading the charge from ATI’s new HD3800 series of graphics cards is the GECUBE HD3870 equipped with the ATI Radeon RV670XT graphics processor, the first graphics chip to be built on a 55nm process and is available with 512MB of GDDR4 memory and 256-bit memory bandwidth. The additional features include built-in HDMI and 5.1 channel surround sound support, full HDCP, HD-DVD and Blu-Ray support over double Dual-Link DVI, all-new Unified Video Decoder (UVD) processing system as well as the latest HD Video and image processing technologies. Together they deliver a breathtakingly realistic high definition 1080p experience. Meanwhile, the GECUBE HD3850, which is equipped with the ATI Radeon RV670PRO graphics processor and 256MB of GDDR3 memory, is also fully compatible with the equivalent technology supports and efficiency applications. It allows gamers to experience the same level superior graphics performance with economical price. GECUBE HD3800 full series also support ATI’s next-generation CrossFIreX technology that allows up to four graphics card to be run in parallel. The result is 3D graphics performance that surpasses everything else to date and takes gaming to a whole new level.

GECUBE has now taken the design of its popular X-Turbo II a step further to come up with the new X-Turbo III silent fan. The superb low-noise turbine design and dual heatpipes ensure perfect heat dissipation and superb performance. Thanks to this industry-leading design from GECUBE, users can enjoy high performance and quality without worrying about heat or noise. Backed by the X-Turbo III silent fan, the HD3870 can easily overclocked up to a core frequency of 857 MHz and a memory frequency of 1.25*2 GHZ; and HD3850 also can have a core frequency of 720 MHz and a memory frequency of 950*2 MHZ. With improved support for new application technologies, 320 Unified Stream Processors, physics processing support and the ATI PowerPlay technology that is being used for the first time, the HD3800 full series can deliver faster and better performance for the same power consumption. All of these outstanding accomplishments mean that the GECUBE HD3800 full series will simply blow you away with its spectacular performance during games and movies, and is definitely the heavyweight graphics card to watch out for this year.

The GECUBE HD3800 series includes the first ATI cards to support the latest DirectX 10.1 technology. It offers 32-bit floating point filtering support and breaks new ground in illumination quality with the use of Global Illumination technology. High Dynamic Range (HDR) illumination and deferred shading performance from Customer Filter Anti-Aliasing (CFAA) technology are also boosted. The addition of Geometry Shader technology in particular accelerates the processing of 3D effects such as bump mapping. Graphics data can now be cycled within the graphics card itself, greatly improving the realism of particles and shadows. Shader Model 4.1 image optimization technology is included DX10.1 as well, allowing the GECUBE HD3800 to achieve even better levels of detail and high quality visual effects. With every aspect of graphics performance has been improved to set the standard for next-generation performance and take gaming immersion and audio-visual effects to the next level.

Source: GECUBE
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19 Comments on GECUBE Launches Overclocked HD 3850 & 3870 Cards

#1
Grimskull
Good spec on the cards, but you would think that the 256MB cards should be 512MB and the 512MB cards should be 768MB or higher, inline with nVidia and such. Now-a-days who wants or uses a 256MB card?


EDIT: thats 256MB for gaming.
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crow1001
After taking the market by storm with the launch of the HD2900XT in mid-May
:wtf::laugh::roll:
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#3
[I.R.A]_FBi
any pic of 'Dual Slot Fansink (X-Turbo III)"?
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0elemental0
by: [I.R.A]_FBi
any pic of 'Dual Slot Fansink (X-Turbo III)"?
its on their front page, it is the same cooler used on the 512 x1950xt.. i found it neither quiet, nor did i find it adequate for the 1950xt..but with these being 55nm...it should be better
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[I.R.A]_FBi
by: crow1001
:wtf::laugh::roll:
my ute, best ease off, i cant understand why if u dont like ati you dont stay out of the damn threads. ease off the trolling NOW.
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[I.R.A]_FBi
by: 0elemental0
its on their front page, it is the same cooler used on the 512 x1950xt.. i found it neither quiet, nor did i find it adequate for the 1950xt..but with these being 55nm...it should be better
is that the one with teh pelt built in?
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crow1001
by: [I.R.A]_FBi
my ute, best ease off, i cant understand why if u dont like ati you dont stay out of the damn threads. ease off the trolling NOW.
Who the **** are you to lay the law down and who says you have to like ATI to replay in a thread :wtf: get real. Most thread where Nvidia are mentioned your there with the put downs, so do one.
After taking the market by storm with the launch of the HD2900XT
Would you not say that kind of statement warranted a cynical reply? market by storm, lol
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[I.R.A]_FBi
by: crow1001
Most thread where Nvidia are mentioned your there with the put downs, so do one
this is a news thread, so please stop the arguing.
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#9
0elemental0
by: [I.R.A]_FBi
is that the one with teh pelt built in?
supposedly no..mine doesnt have one..the 1950 pro and 2600 it is on dont either... who knows, maybe they will step it up.
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[I.R.A]_FBi
by: 0elemental0
supposedly no..mine doesnt have one..the 1950 pro and 2600 it is on dont either... who knows, maybe they will step it up.
did some research, the xturbo tec has teh pelt
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[I.R.A]_FBi
for reference the turbo tec cooler i was talking about

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#14
Xaser04
Those cards look very ncie indeed!

Love the look of the cooler.

Should be interesting to find out how far they OC.

Does anyone know if/when/where they will stocked in the UK?

Cheers
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#15
TUngsten
sorry IRA, but I agree with Crow on this one.

He's not trolling, he's pointing out a pretty silly opening statement. Even an ATI devotee like myself has to laugh at pure propaganda like that regardless of which side you might be on...
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#16
0elemental0
by: [I.R.A]_FBi
for reference the turbo tec cooler i was talking about


my cooler looks like the first two..and lacks the tec...but i will be getting the gddr4 version...hopefully with 100% more tec...
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#18
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Any price specifics? I love that cooler btw, so if the price is right, I may go with GeCube.
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by: Jimmy 2004
GECUBE launched today this year’s heavyweight graphics card – the HD3800 Series
Lol.
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