The company Sapphire Technology has always paid much attention to the organization of high-quality cooling of its cards. This fully applies to models based on the graphic adapter ATI Radeon HD 4870 from AMD. It would seem that after the release of the two standard options for the design of the solutions with different volumes of video, as well as on the original execution toxic modification, developers could relax and enjoy. But there it was ! The other day on the official site of the manufacturer created the image of another curious accelerator based on the established 55-nm chip technology RV770 XT with 800 streaming processors. The model, known as the Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 512MB GDDR5, equipped with alternative dvuhslotovym cooler with three heat pipes and covered plastic casing massive radiator in the center of which is quite large in size fan. NEW staffed memory GDDR5 volume of 512 MB with 256-bit interface and, of course, uses the PCI Express bus 2. 0 x16, compatible with DirectX 10. 1 Shader Model 4. 1 and supports technologies such as ATI CrossFireX Multi-GPU Technology, ATI PowerPlay and ATI Avivo HD Technology with integrated video second-generation (Unified Video Decoder 2). As for communication capabilities, the rear panel are two port Dual-Link DVI and one HDTV-out. But the frequency of performance products, alas, still no precise information. It also was not aware of the alleged price and the likely timing of the beginning of the massive sales of the product.