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Written by Olin Coles   
Saturday, 20 September 2008
Table of Contents: Page Index
Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition
Radeon HD 4870 Features
Sonic 4870 Specifications
Closer Look: Palit 4870 Sonic
Video Card Testing Methodology
3DMark06 Benchmarks
COD 4 Fraps Benchmarks
Crysis Benchmark Results
Unreal Tournament 3
World in Conflict Benchmarks
4870 Sonic Power Consumption
Radeon 4800-Series Final Thoughts
Palit Radeon 4870 Conclusion

Sonic 4870 Specifications

The ATI Radeon HD 4870 GPU brings the power of graphics to gamers, setting a new standard for visual computing. Redefine the way you play and take HD gaming to the extreme with best-in-class performance. The new TeraScale graphics engine delivers an immersive, cinematic gaming experience. Add this GPU to your PC and watch Blu-ray movies and play HD content with incredible visual fidelity.* Do it all with break-through efficiency that doesn't compromise performance.

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  • Display Output: Dual DL-DVI-I+HDTV
  • RV770 Core Clock: 775 MHz
  • Memory Clock: 1000MHz (2000 MHz DDR)
  • PCI Express 2.0 x16 bus interface
  • 512MB /256bit GDDR5 memory interface
  • Dual-Slot Active Cooler
  • HDMI compliant via dongle
  • 7.1 Audio Channel Support
  • Microsoft DirectX 10.1 support
  • Shader Model 4.1 support
  • Product

    HD 4850 512 MB

    HD 4870 512 MB

    HD 4870 Sonic

    VPU Clock (MHz)

    625

    750

    775 (Turbo)

    Memory Size

    512MB

    512MB

    512MB

    Memory Data Width

    256bit

    256bit

    256bit

    Memory Type

    GDDR3

    GDDR5

    GDDR5

    Memory Speed (MHz)

    993

    900 (3.6Gbps)

    1000 (4Gbps)

    Thermal Solution

    Single Slot Fan

    Dual Slot Fan

    Dual Slot - Dual Fan

    BUS Type

    PCI-E x 16, 2.0

    PCI-E x 16, 2.0

    PCI-E x 16, 2.0

    DirectX 10 / Shader Model 4.1

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    VGA Output

    Yes, by dongle

    Yes, by dongle

    Yes, by dongle

    DL-DVI-I

    x 2

    x 2

    x 2

    HDMI

    Yes, by dongle

    Yes, by dongle

    Yes, by dongle

    H.264 / VC-1 Acceleration

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    7.1 Audio Support

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    HDCP Support

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    HDTV Out

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Form Factor

    ATX

    ATX

    ATX



     

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