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ATI Radeon HD 4870
The Radeon HD 4870 was a performance graphics card by ATI, launched in June 2008. Built on the 55 nm process, and based on the RV770 graphics processor, in its RV770 PRO variant, the card supports DirectX 10.1. The RV770 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 256 mm² and 956 million transistors. It features 800 shading units, 40 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. ATI has placed 512 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 750 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz.
We recommend the ATI Radeon HD 4870 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1280x720.
Being a dual-slot card, the ATI Radeon HD 4870 draws power from 2x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 150 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. Radeon HD 4870 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 250 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 299 US Dollars.
||Jun 25th, 2008
||PCIe 2.0 x16
3600 MHz effective
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