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Gainward Releases Radeon HD 4850 Golden Sample Graphics Card

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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.

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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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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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I assume it is a reference card underneath the HSF?
 

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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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I just googled and cant see no amd logo there on quite a few pictures of the 4850. :confused:
 
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It's cool to see Gainward with some ATi products now.

They deserve some more market share.
 
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Me like!!!!
 
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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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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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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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Nice job on the memory. I Dont think W1zz got that high with the Powercolor PCS 4850.
 
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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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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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