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Sapphire Blizzard X850 XT Platinum Edition

Graphics Processor
Pixel Shaders
Vertex Shaders
256 MB
Memory Size
Memory Type
256 bit
Bus Width
Sapphire Blizzard X850 XT Platinum Edition Image ATI R480 Image

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: R480
Process Size: 130 nm
Transistors: 160 million
Die Size: 297 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Dec 21st, 2004
Jun 4th, 2005
Production Status: End-of-life
Bus Interface: PCIe 1.0 x16

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 540 MHz
Memory Clock: 590 MHz
1180 MHz effective


Memory Size: 256 MB
Memory Type: GDDR3
Memory Bus: 256 bit
Bandwidth: 37.8 GB/s

Render Config

Pixel Shaders: 16
Vertex Shaders: 6
TMUs: 16
ROPs: 16
Pixel Rate: 8.64 GPixel/s
Vertex Rate: 810 MVertices/s
Texture Rate: 8.64 GTexel/s

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
TDP: 67 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x VGA
1x S-Video

2x DVI
1x S-Video
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX: 9.0b
OpenGL: 2.0
OpenCL: n/a
Pixel Shader: 2.0b
Vertex Shader: 2.0b


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Other retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
Sapphire Blizzard X850 XT Platinum Edition 540 MHz 590 MHz 2x DVI 1x S-Video