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ATI Radeon HD 3870 Mac Edition

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The Radeon HD 3870 Mac Edition was a graphics card by ATI, launched in June 2008. Built on the 55 nm process, and based on the RV670 graphics processor, in its RV670 XT variant, the card supports DirectX 10.1. The RV670 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 192 mm² and 666 million transistors. It features 320 shading units, 16 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. ATI has placed 512 MB GDDR4 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 777 MHz, memory is running at 1126 MHz.
We recommend the ATI Radeon HD 3870 Mac Edition for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1680x1050.
Being a single-slot card, its power draw is rated at 106 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. Radeon HD 3870 Mac Edition is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 241 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: RV670
GPU Variant: RV670 XT
Process Size: 55 nm
Transistors: 666 million
Die Size: 192 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Jun 12th, 2008
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 777 MHz
Memory Clock: 1126 MHz
2252 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 512 MB
Memory Type: GDDR4
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 72.1 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 320
TMUs: 16
ROPs: 16
Compute Units: 4
Pixel Rate: 12.4 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 12.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 497.3 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Single-slot
Length: 9.5 inches
241 mm
TDP: 106 W
Outputs: 2x DVI
1x S-Video

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.1
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: 1.0
Shader Model: 4.1

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