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Radeon HD 4870 X2 Review

Here we are, the new beast of ATI is there! The Radeon HD 4870 X2 has been tested by the guru of 3D and the first results are… stunning! The Radeon HD 4870 X2 is, no doubt, the fastest performing product on the market right now.

The Radeon HD 4870 X2 is powered by the R700 GPU. R700 is actually made of two RV770. Here are some features of this new Radeon:
– GPU: R700 (2xRV770)
– transistors: 1930 million (2x965M) / fabrication process: 55nm
– shader processors: 1600 (2×800)
– memory: 2Gb GDDR5 (2x1Gb per GPU) / 512-bit
– texture units: 80 (2×40)
– ROPs: 32 (2×16)
– DirectX 10.1 / OpenGL 2.1 / Shader Model 4.1


Like the GeForce GTX 280, the Radeon HD 4870 X2 needs one 6-pin and one 8-pin PCI-Exp power connector

Read the complete 21-page review here: Radeon HD 4870 X2 and Crossfire review.

Want more news about Radeon HD 4870 X2? Jump right here: Radeon HD 4870 X2 @ Geeks3D.

Update
Other Radeon HD 4870 X2 reviews published today:

Radeon HD 4870 X2 2048Mb – R700 Preview

The new ATI’s flagship graphics card previewed at Guru3D. The Radeon HD 4870 X2 is based on the R700 GPU (actually two RV770). Like the GeForce GTX 280, the Radeon HD 4870 X2 uses one 6-pin PCIe power connector and one 8-pin connector.

Read the complete preview HERE.


Related Links:
Radeon HD 4870 X2 Preview @ pcper.com
R700: First previews of the HD 4870 X2 @ pcghx.com

Octa Crossfire with eight GPUs soon?

In AMD/ATI laboratory test, four Radeon HD 4870 X2 have been combined. But AMD will not release any drivers for such an Octa Crossfire bundle. In consideration of a motherboard that would have to be able to bear four dual slot graphics cards and the required scaling, Octa Crossfire should be seen as nothing more than a technical gimmick.

Read the rest of the news HERE.


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