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Radeon HD 4870 X2: The Fastest Single Slot Graphics Card!

The guys at Rage3D have spent a lot of time to test the Radeon HD 4870 X2 with around 16 different games. The 4870 X2 is based on the the R700 GPU (actually two RV770). And their conclusion is clear: the Radeon HD 4870 X2 is the fastest card at this point in time. They also recommend, if you have the choice, to buy a Radeon HD 4870 X2 than two Radeon HD 4870 in Crossfire. And last point, an important advice is to have a fast, very fast CPU in order to fill the 4870X2’s command buffer (read send enough graphics data to the card).


Good things come in pairs


This test is focused on DirectX 10 and DirectX 9 titles and it’s a pity that Rage3D has not tested the 4870 X2 with OpenGL applications.

Read the complete test here: Radeon HD 4870 X2 Review.

Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 Review

Technology doesn’t play favorites, and when it reaches an apex there is an indifference towards who develops it. ATI has learned this lesson the hard way, having watched from the sidelines for so long that most have forgotten that AMD could be a leader in technology. The Radeon HD 4870 X2 is the latest evolution in graphics cards, and ATI has delivered something bigger than we’ve ever seen before. Benchmark Reviews is fortunate to test the Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 Dual-RV770 GPU video card 100251SR against a collection of todays hottest video cards available.

Read the complete review here: Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 Video Card 100251SR @ Benchmark Reviews

Related links:
Sapphire Radeon HD4870x2 (2Gb GDDR5) @ CPU3D
ATI RADEON HD 4870 X2 2x1024MB