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Sapphire Radeon HD 4870

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Sapphire Radeon HD 4870

Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 is a high-end graphic card. Among of its main features are GDDR5 memory and 256-bit memory interface, DirectX® 10.1, 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) and high performance anisotropic filtering, ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU support for highly scalable performance, up to four discrete cards with an AMD 790FX based motherboard, PCI Express® 2.0 support, dynamic geometry acceleration, game physics processing capability and ATI PowerPlay™ technology.

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Sapphire Radeon HD 4870

Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 is a high-end graphic card. Among of its main features are GDDR5 memory and 256-bit memory interface, DirectX® 10.1, 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) and high performance anisotropic filtering, ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU support for highly scalable performance, up to four discrete cards with an AMD 790FX based motherboard, PCI Express® 2.0 support, dynamic geometry acceleration, game physics processing capability and ATI PowerPlay™ technology.

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The Radeon HD 4870 is capable fulfill high gaming experience needs. It is built with new TeraScale graphics which delivers high resolutions and lets user to get into deep gameplay with seamless frame rates and high resolutions. Besides that, it features 2.4 teraFLOPSof compute power which nearly two billion transistors and 1600 stream processors. In addition, it is built with 2GB GDDR5 memory that delivers fast and advanced memory technology available making it capable to deliver almost two times the memory bandwidth of the previous generation. Furthermore, it features extreme DirectXR10.1 performance with state-of-the-art DirectX 10.1 graphics capabilities. Besides that, it features high performance anisotropic filtering and 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) smooth jagged edges and create true-to-life graphics. Plus, it is built with ATI CrossFireX™ technology with quad GPU support in dual mode offers superior scalability that offers better gaming experience. It also lets user to watch high definition videos and movies with incredible fidelity –upscale to nearly twice the display resolution of HD content. It supports audio visual interconnects thus allowing user to take advantage of the latest technology. Not only that, it is built with Unified Video Decoder 2 that frees up CPU thus offering The Ultimate Visual Experience™ for even the most processing-intensive content, including VC-1, H.264 and now MPEG-2. It lets user to enjoy watching Blu-ray movies or other HD content at full 1080p display resolution. Its built-in on-chip HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) allows user to playback HDCP protected content with ease. Not only that, it features HDMI with 7.1 digital surround sound support. The xvYCC support allows the user to enjoy a wider range of color when connected to a capable HDTV. Also, it features break-through efficiency as it features ATI PowerPlay™ technology that delivers high performance when needed and conserving power when the demand on the graphics processor is low. It is energy efficient device which the second generation 55nm chip uses the industry's most energy efficient manufacturing process.

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