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Sapphire ATI RADEON HD3870 X2

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Sapphire ATI RADEON HD3870 X2

The ATI RADEON HD3870 X2 graphics card from Sapphire is Windows Vista Certified and features full support for OprnGL 2.0 and Microsoft’s DirectX 10.1 with Shader Model 4.

Features

The Sapphire HD3870 X2 features dual Graphics Processing Units (GPU). With dual core graphics processing power, the user can enjoy CrossFireX-level performance in only a single graphics card.

For an even more powerful computer setup, this graphics card can also be used in a multi-GPU c…

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Sapphire ATI RADEON HD3870 X2

The ATI RADEON HD3870 X2 graphics card from Sapphire is Windows Vista Certified and features full support for OprnGL 2.0 and Microsoft’s DirectX 10.1 with Shader Model 4.

Features

The Sapphire HD3870 X2 features dual Graphics Processing Units (GPU). With dual core graphics processing power, the user can enjoy CrossFireX-level performance in only a single graphics card.

For an even more powerful computer setup, this graphics card can also be used in a multi-GPU configuration with its support for ATI’s CrossFireX technology. And with the ATI Avivo HD platform, the HD3870 X2 also features a dedicated unified video decoder for High Definition videos, a high-quality video post processor, two independent display controllers and the AMD Xilleon HDTV encoder.

ATI’s PowerPlay offers the user graphics performance-on-demand features as well as efficient power and thermal management.

Specifications

The Sapphire ATI RADEON HD3870 X2 features 666 million transistors and is built using a 55 nm manufacturing process. It requires at least a 550-watt power supply and plugs into a motherboard’s PCI Express x16 slot.

This dual-GPU graphics card provides 1 gigabyte of GDDR3 video memory (512 megabytes x 2) and a 256-bit memory interface.

It offers 2 Dual-Link DVI terminals, a TV-out (HDTV/S-Video Out) and can also output video through HDMI using the included adaptor.

Package Contents

The standard package comes with one HDTV cable, 2 power cables, a CrossFire bridge, DVI-HDMI and DVI-VGA adaptors.

Sapphire provides a lifetime limited warranty for parts and labor.

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