Another version of the original Radeon HD 4850 from Sapphire
May 1, 2008, 7:51 am
Sapphire Technology Company without exaggeration can be called one of the most experimenting with graphical design partners AMD. After all, we already have time to appreciate the diligence of the manufacturer`s engineers to improve the cooling systems of graphic adapters series ATI Radeon HD 3000, and now the process of modernization and touched a new family of accelerators ATI Radeon HD 4000. Thus, developers have already been submitted to the Court of consumers very interesting model for the implementation of the Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 1024MB GDDR3 and Sapphire HD 4850 TOXIC 512MB GDDR3. And now, thanks to information, appeared at a forum of Turkish network resources Donanimhaber.com, it became known that the Sapphire Technology very soon going to please fans of computer games zayadlyh issuance of another alternative version of ATI Radeon HD 4850 with 512 MB of memory GDDR3. Like the two above-mentioned solutions, this product is also built on a printed circuit board custom blue color and its design was prone to dramatic changes. For example, power elements of the food chain moved closer to the rear panel, and lowering their temperature is a separate medium-sized aluminum radiator. But the deletion of overheating established on 55 - nm technology videochipa RV770 PRO with 800 streaming processors responsible for the original construction dvuhslotovy cooler with a round aluminum radiator, where the rather large fan with semitransparent impeller. As for memory chips from 256 - bit interface, they are deprived of any radiator, but thanks to the special structure of the cooling system and the special form of its top lid cheat air flow caused by"propeller". accelerator operating at frequencies 625/1986 MHz (kernel/memory), uses the PCI Express bus 2. 0 x16, compatible with DirectX 10. 1 Shader Model 4. 1, supports technology ATI CrossFireX Multi-GPU Technology, ATI PowerPlay and ATI Avivo HD Technology with an integrated video processor second-generation (Unified Video Decoder 2), as well as the port is equipped with a pair of Dual-Link DVI and one HDTV-output. That`s just the exact date of release and the anticipated retail price of products still remain a mystery.