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Asus EAH5850

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Asus EAH5850

The Asus EAH5850 is a graphic card that utilizes the ATI Radeon™ HD 5850 graphics engine and supports up to 1GB GDDR5 of video memory, clocking in a 725MHz (engine) and 4000MHz (1000MHz GDDR5) (memory). The Asus EAH5850 features a 256 bit memory interface and supports DVI at 2560 x 1600 maximum resolutions. It also supports PCI Express® 2.0 Bus standard, DVI-I (Dual Link) X2 output, is HDCP compliant, supports HDMI output, DisplayPort, D-Sub Output (via adapter), and comes with ASUS Uti…

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Asus EAH5850

The Asus EAH5850 is a graphic card that utilizes the ATI Radeon™ HD 5850 graphics engine and supports up to 1GB GDDR5 of video memory, clocking in a 725MHz (engine) and 4000MHz (1000MHz GDDR5) (memory). The Asus EAH5850 features a 256 bit memory interface and supports DVI at 2560 x 1600 maximum resolutions. It also supports PCI Express® 2.0 Bus standard, DVI-I (Dual Link) X2 output, is HDCP compliant, supports HDMI output, DisplayPort, D-Sub Output (via adapter), and comes with ASUS Utilities and Driver software bundle. The unit also comes with DirectX11® game DiRT 2™. It measures 9.5 inches x 5 inches.

Features

The Asus EAH5850 is touted as the first graphic card in the world to utilize Voltage Tweak technology which enables users to boost GPU voltages via the SmartDoctor application to enjoy up to a 38% improvement in performance. The graphics card support Microsoft DirectX 11® and Windows® 7 to provide users with intense gaming experience. The 40nm process and GDDR5 memory technologies are also utilized to deliver optimal processing times and general system performance. Users can run up to three displays from a single graphics card, through the native DisplayPort and Eyefinity technology. The Asus EAH5850 comes bundled with DiRT 2™ a DirectX 11® game and supports Voltage Tweak and Extreme Overclocking with SmartDoctor. It enables users to raise GPU voltages from 1.088V to 1.4V, boosting GPU and memory clock performance from 4800 / 4000 MHz to 5200 / 5200 MHz respectively. This also raises the EAH5850's 3DMark Vantage Extreme Preset score from 6501 to 8987 an improvement of 38%. ASUS SmartDoctor is an overclocking utility that allows the tweaking of GPU voltages and allows users to boost both voltages and overall performance with just a few clicks—without the hassle of flashing the BIOS or running the risk of damaging the graphics card. The DirectX 11® support provides users with HDR Texture Compression, DirectCompute and Tessellation that takes advantage of graphical features within the Windows® 7 operating system. It also features Eyefinity technology and native DisplayPort, allowing users to expand the field of view across up to three displays. This allows for optimized detail with innovative “wrap around” capabilities that deliver an immersive gaming experience.

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