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Gigabyte ATI Radeon HD 4870 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card

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750MHz Core, 1024MB 3600MHz GDDR5 Memory, 800 Stream Processors, 2x DVI, 2yr Warranty

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 36586  
Stock code: GCX-GA-GV-R487D5-1GD
Manuf. code: GA-GV-R487D5-1GD
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55nm Technology
Faster clocks, double the transistor density of earlier 65 nm technology. 55nm technology helped make HD4870 series products the most advanced GPUs ever highest clocks speeds, incredible feature integration, full performance and precision all the time, and ability to take advantage of future, higher-speed memories.
ATI Avivo HD
ATI Avivo HD continues to provide brilliant colors, sharp images, smooth playback of Blu-ray™ and HD DVD content, and now adds enhanced connectivity through DisplayPort™, HDMI with built-in multi-channel digital audio, and on some GPUs, Unified Video Decoding (UVD). UVD is designed to enable a cool and quiet media PC with low GPU and CPU power requirements and playback of full HD 1080p content.
Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1
The power of DirectX® 10.1 with awesome performance, stunning visual effects, and more dynamic interactivity than ever before.
Shader Model 4.1
Shader Model 4.1 adds support for indexed temporaries which can be quite useful for certain tasks.
OpenGL 2.1® Optimizations and Support
Ensure top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL 2.1 application
ATI CrossFireX
Upgrade to even greater 3D performance quickly and easily thanks to plug-and-play ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technology...
PCI-E 2.0
PCI Express® 2.0 –Now you are ready for the most demanding graphics applications thanks to PCI Express® 2.0 support.
RoHS Compliant
As a citizen of the global village, GIGABYTE exert ourselves to be a pioneer in environment care. One Earth and GIGABYTE Cares!
HDMI Ready
High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a new interface standard for consumer electronics devices that combines HDCP-protected digital video and audio into a single, consumer-friendly connector.
Windows Vista®
Enjoy powerful graphics performance, improved stability, and an immersive HD gaming experience for Windows Vista.
Ultra Durable 2 -Designed with Top Quality Highly Efficient Components

Ultra Durable 2
Using high quality components on graphics cards is the key factor for having a long lasting, stable and reliable product.

Ultra Cooling - Low RDS(on) MOSFET Design

Low Power Loss - Ferrite Core Choke Design

Warranty Information:

Warranty Period (yrs)3

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Question  Single Slot? by Brendan

Is this a single slot card?
And if not can you tell me which is the most powerful single slot card that you sell.
Thanks :)

Answer by stevenl on Tuesday, October 20, 2009
No, this card requires two slots.

As for a single slot card, it would be one of these: #36963

Question  PSU Requirement by sampson364

Hello, Please can you advise what the required PSU for this GPU should be. Adam

Answer by jong on Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Anything that is branded and is 450w+ will do the trick. :)

 Great Card! by Tom

I've built 2 computers this week (neither for myself, but for friends), 1 featured this card and the other featured three XFX Radeon HD 4890s, so i thought since i had them for a few days I'd do some experiments. I did some bench marks and on the same computer (specs gigabyte 790FX motherboard, AMD 955 3.2GHz cpu, 3Gb DDR3 1600 RAM, vista Home premium 32bit, everything running at stock speeds) the 4890 got 23033 on 3Dmark 05 (stock settings) while this card amamzing kept up at 22216, then I ran 3d mark vantage (at 1024x768), this got 13064 and the 4890 got 13750? Considering at the time this card was £104 (including vat, it was on deal of the day) and comes with a pre-installed copper Zalman heatsink/fan I was well impressed it kept so close to the 4890 (a good £45 more expensive), and ran a lot cooler. I highly recommend this card. Plus a geforce 260 (216core) in the same setup only managed 18034 on 05 and 11367 on vantage. If your wondering the 3 xfx 4890s in crossfire got 62007 on 05.

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