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XFX Unveils Radeon HD 5670 Accelerator

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All gamers were not created equal - until now. XFX is pleased to introduce the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5670 Graphics Card, offering the latest technology at a price that is transforming not only how the game is played, but who's playing it.

Designed for power users who want an immersive 3D gaming experience, as well as powerful content and entertainment capabilities, the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5670 Graphics Card delivers the ultimate work/play punch. Capable of supporting the latest DirectX 11 games, users enjoy significant gains in gaming potential over DirectX 10.1. And, with Microsoft 7 support, users enjoy fast and easy video playback, editing and content transfer.

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any word on the price? This will be an awesome replacement for low wattage video cards that doesn't play well, hope this will be decent for low end gaming.
 
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any word on the price? This will be an awesome replacement for low wattage video cards that doesn't play well, hope this will be decent for low end gaming.
Can't you read? "at a price that is transforming not only how the game is played, but who's playing it." :laugh:

joking...
 

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definitely a good option for a budget build , a bit faster than GT240 . Uhm according to THETECHREPORT's review the card runs a little bit hot ( 71C / load ) , but that's not really a problem .
 
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This looks exactly like ATI's stock 5670 but the shroud on the heatsink has a decal on it and the PCB is black.
 
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is GDDR5 same as DDR5 on a Graphics card?
 
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is GDDR5 same as DDR5 on a Graphics card?
DDR5 have yet to exist.
This is just makreting BS.
So yes, it is GDDR5.
 

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DDR5 have yet to exist.
This is just makreting BS.
So yes, it is GDDR5.
Someone correct me if im wrong, but i think, Gddr is a bit slower than ddr, but how much?
 
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Someone correct me if im wrong, but i think, Gddr is a bit slower than ddr, but how much?
According to my knowledge... DDR memory relies on the CPU, whereas, the (GPU) GDDR relies on the GPU Core clock. Also, the reason why it is kind of slow...just look at your motherboard! Most RAM is placed near the CPU for fast access! So... the GPU has to travel a little further to tap itself and transfer its data to the CPU and the RAM...

P.S. This is my theory and measurement on the motherboard.
 
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Yaee 1GB models are only $10-$20 more :D
 
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Someone correct me if im wrong, but i think, Gddr is a bit slower than ddr, but how much?
GDDR is capable of giving a much, much higher bandwidth than you'll see on any motherboard, mainly due to each chip having its own 32 or 64 bit bus to the GPU. For example, a 256 bit bus card will usually have 8 or 4 RAM chips.

The 5670 does look like a very nice card, if it comes anywhere near 4770 performance I'll be impressed.
 
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4850s are the same price and destroy the 5670 performance wise.
 

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Is it just me, or does the XFX one look so much better than the others? I mean, its clean, simple and to the point.. Oh and single slot.

If its temps are good, I think XFX has the better product for it.
 
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Is it just me, or does the XFX one look so much better than the others? I mean, its clean, simple and to the point.. Oh and single slot.

If its temps are good, I think XFX has the better product for it.
Yeah, XFX usually designs their cards very well. I wouldn't want this card taking up 2 slots like how the HIS IceQ version does.
 
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Is it just me, or does the XFX one look so much better than the others? I mean, its clean, simple and to the point.. Oh and single slot.

If its temps are good, I think XFX has the better product for it.
The thing about this XFX is that it will run considerable warmer than the other models.
To me the HIS one is the winner as long as dual slot is not a problem.
 
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Oh and single slot.
YES! There's plenty of room for well-built, advanced single-slot coolers to find a place in the market while still providing adequate cooling and at least reasonable noise levels. I am not overly interested in keeping cool, as I firmly believe that most modern GPUs and memory chips have no issues withstanding high temperatures for long periods of time, I just need something small and powerful for my SFF gaming build.
 
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any word on the price? This will be an awesome replacement for low wattage video cards that doesn't play well, hope this will be decent for low end gaming.
512MB ~£53+VAT, 1GB ~£65+VAT 1GB challenges 4830, 4770, GTS250 and 4850 in some tests beats 4670 and GT240 across the board.
 
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Couple more weeks and we'll see "XDX Unveils Radeon HD 5830 Accelerator"? :)
 
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GDDR5 is the same as graphical double data rate. So the "G" stands for graphic as a graphic card ram.