Excerpt: Introduction & Setup Hello again ladies and gentleman. How has release day treated you until now? Scouring all write-ups around the web we're sure (don't miss Beyond3D's and TechReport's ones, those are two constant sources of quality content).
Excerpt: ATi RV770 - Architecture Overview "Oh man..." Was probably a frequently heard opener whenever two ATi engineers met and started talking about the R600 vs. G80 battle. The R600 wasn't an incredibly bad chip (there have been quite a few of those in GPU history) but, for the amount of effort poured...
Excerpt: Introduction After a slightly longer than planned break, we jump straight back into the heat of things and see whether or not 4850 twosomes are recommendable. As has become customary, we have some slightly boring stuff that no one reads placed at the beginning of the article, which gives an idea of...
Excerpt: ATi HD 4850 Crossfire - DX9 Tests Quite a trip this has been, but we're at the end of the performance evaluation for the 4850. For the last time - in this batch - we'll walk you through our testing methodology: We've moved from having a large heterogeneous mix of in-game settings to testing...
Rage3D and ATi Competition - ATi HD4850 Crossfire!
4 October 2011
Excerpt: Rage3D and ATi Competition - ATi HD4850 Crossfire! Win two beastly HD 4850 512MB GDDR3 PCIE Cards! When we told you to stay tuned after the closing of our last competition, you might've thought it would take quite a while until we had something new to give you guys - think again!
ATI Radeon HD 4850 Preview: AMD Delivers Performance for the Masses
17 November 2010
Conclusion: There's an unexpected amount of concluding we can do already based on these early results. For starters, the Radeon HD 4850 looks to be the best buy at $199, even better than NVIDIA's price-dropped GeForce 9800 GTX.
Summary: If you have a graphics enthusiast’s heart, but lack the wallet size to match, then ATI's Radeon HD 4850 is the kind of bargain you’ve been waiting for. It offers a solid performance in all but the most power-hungry applications, at a price that even a pauper could afford.
Pros: Unmatched performance for the asking price, low power consumption, DirectX 10.1 support, good all-rounder
Scaling New Heights - ATI Radeon HD 4850 512MB GDDR3
14 June 2011
Conclusion: After successive generations of GPUs which can be only described as 'not good enough', ATI appears to have gotten back on track with the new Radeon HD 4800 series. There's no better sign of success than to see market leader NVIDIA hastening to slash prices in order to compete against the new Radeon...