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ATI Radeon™ HD 5850

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ATI Radeon™ HD 5850

The ATI Radeon™ HD 5850 is touted as the world's first graphics card to fully support Microsoft DirectX® 11 and unit will ship with Microsoft Windows® 7 operating system. Featuring up to 2.72 TeraFLOPS of compute power, the ATI Radeon™ HD 5850 delivers optimal performance with its 1 GB GDDR5 memory, supports ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology, ATI Stream technology, and full support of Microsoft DirectX® 11.

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ATI Radeon™ HD 5850

The ATI Radeon™ HD 5850 is touted as the world's first graphics card to fully support Microsoft DirectX® 11 and unit will ship with Microsoft Windows® 7 operating system. Featuring up to 2.72 TeraFLOPS of compute power, the ATI Radeon™ HD 5850 delivers optimal performance with its 1 GB GDDR5 memory, supports ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology, ATI Stream technology, and full support of Microsoft DirectX® 11.

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The ATI Radeon™ HD 5850 supports optimal HD gaming performance and DirectX® 11 specifications, delivering up to 2.72 TeraFLOPS of compute power in a single card. The card also supports DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 10.1 and OpenGL titles in single card configurations or multi-card configurations using ATI CrossFireX™ technology. The 5850 allows gamers to enjoy new DirectX 11 games – including the forthcoming DiRT™2 from Codemasters, and Aliens vs. Predator™ from Rebellion, and updated version of The Lord of the Rings Online™ and Dungeons and Dragons Online® Eberron Unlimited™ from Turbine. It features the 6th generation evolved AMD tessellation technology, 3rd generation evolved GDDR5 support, 2nd generation evolved 40nm process technology, and a feature-rich compute shader that is geared towards delivering optimal gaming experience. The DirectX 11 API was developed on AMD graphics hardware and represents the cornerstone of DirectX 11 gaming. The optimization for ATI Radeon graphics cards, in combination with monthly ATI Catalyst™ driver releases, help provide users with a stable performance experience for the latest games. Other features on the 5850 include ATI Stream technology acceleration, (supporting DirectCompute 11, DirectX 11 and OpenCL); ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology (up to three displays) or multi-monitor gaming at up to 12 x full HD resolution; and is supported by a dozen add-in-board companies, including ASUS, Club 3D, Diamond Multimedia, Force3D, GIGABYTE, HIS (Hightech Information Systems), MSI, Multimedia, PowerColor, SAPPHIRE Technology, VisionTek and XFX.

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