Thursday, August 14th 2008

Gainward Releases Radeon HD 4850 Golden Sample Graphics Card

Gainward, announced it’s own design graphics card of HD4850 chipset, the Gainward HD4850 graphics cards to the market. From performance point of view, the GAINWARD HD4850 Golden Sample brings a 700MHz core clock and 1100MHz memory clock, designed with higher efficiency heatpipe and special cover for better protection and air flow. Designed with 512MB, DDR3 memory and 256bit memory bandwidth, supports PCI-express 2.0 interface and 800 units of stream processors. Gainward HD4850 Golden Sample can completely run with the high resolution DX10.1 games in perfect smoothness and deliver the highest quality gaming experience, upscale the resolution to a 1920*1200 Full HD level and rest assured to still get smooth gaming experience on most of games.

For the mainstream segment, GAINWARD HD4850 normal version use 512MB DDR3 memory with 256bit memory bandwidth and supports PCI-express 2.0 with 625 MHz core clock, 1986MHz memory clock and 800 units of stream processors. Gainward HD4850 512MB comes with better performance fan sink design, it can deliver the most reliable & incredible gaming experience with lower temperature and noise.

Best Mainstream Graphics Card with high resolution gaming

For mainstream gaming the previous generation mainstream products can run most games smoothly with 1440*900 resolutions, but clinching a Gainward HD4850 graphics cards will give you access to play most of the games on 1680*1050 resolutions or higher, it can also open Anti-Aliasing to make images become smoother but still maintain the performance close to original setting.
Gainward HD4850 supports dual link DVI output resolution reachable up to 2560*1600, the mainstream CRT (via the DVI-to-D-Sub dongle) are supported by HD4850 as well. Gainward HD4850 is a HDCP compliant and supports ATI AVIVO HD and H.264 decoding to enjoy the ultimate Blu-ray and HD-DVD movie experience. Presides a thundering gaming experience, it also supports a HD video quality to compete all last generation products.


Smart Control Utility - EXPERTool

Gainward’s unique EXPERTool is smart and easy control software which allows users to monitor GPU’s temperature and fan speed. The fan speed and GPU/memory clock are also adjustable in the EXPERTool. The native alert tool is the best doorkeeper when the GPU’s temperature is over the warning value and to inform users to clock down the settings or turn off your PC to prevent from damaging the card.


Source: Gainward
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15 Comments on Gainward Releases Radeon HD 4850 Golden Sample Graphics Card

#1
dark2099
Dual slot 4850 has potential, do a little pencil modding, comes with some really nice stock clocks too, so maybe just see what Overdrive can do with it if the normal 700/1200 limits aren't there.
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#2
eidairaman1
in other news palit has the 4850, sonic on their site now, cant wait until the 4870 version hits the market.
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#3
roadie
I assume it is a reference card underneath the HSF?
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#4
tigger
I'm the only one
I wonder if its the same as my "normal" gainward 4850,the box is the same apart from the sticker.Mine is a referance card i think,it looks like it.
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#5
H82LUZ73
roadie said:
I assume it is a reference card underneath the HSF?
Nope where is th AMD logo by the pcie gold fingers?
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#6
tigger
I'm the only one
I just googled and cant see no amd logo there on quite a few pictures of the 4850. :confused:
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#7
newconroer
It's cool to see Gainward with some ATi products now.

They deserve some more market share.
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#9
Megasty
That's a terribly good factory OC. That cooler must be up to snuff to be able to handle that heat.
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#10
PCpraiser100
With the HD 4850 getting upgraded, does anyone think that this is a bit overkill? I bet companies are focussed in this card is because its mostly for the consumer with that single PCIe power connector. Eitherway, GDDR3 is still a good thing along with the fact that the memory bandwidth is pretty fast. I like it, especially if they managed to make it cheaper than the 4870.
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#11
R_1
One very interesting review hire shows that even overclocked to GPU 800 / Mem 2500 a HD4850 is still 5-19% slower in modern games than stock HD4870. The most interesting thing is that you actually can acquire more additional power in games by overclocking memory then overclocking GPU (HD 4870) . It is crystal clear that GDDR 3 bottleneck the video card.
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#12
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Nice job on the memory. I Dont think W1zz got that high with the Powercolor PCS 4850.
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#13
H82LUZ73
tigger69 said:
I just googled and cant see no amd logo there on quite a few pictures of the 4850. :confused:
your right,must be the 4870`s with the logo on the pcb.
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eidairaman1
PCpraiser100 said:
With the HD 4850 getting upgraded, does anyone think that this is a bit overkill? I bet companies are focussed in this card is because its mostly for the consumer with that single PCIe power connector. Eitherway, GDDR3 is still a good thing along with the fact that the memory bandwidth is pretty fast. I like it, especially if they managed to make it cheaper than the 4870.
well GDDR5 is currently expensive because its so new, but it does have some major benefits, and probably will be implemented in future parts.
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