Guru3D has reviewed the new product of ATI, the Radeon HD 4850. Two graphics cards makers are in the spotlight: Force3D and PowerColor.
The Radeon 4850 features 800 shader processors, 40 textures units and a 55nm fabrication process.
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At 199 USD this is just a bitching nice product. By releasing the Radeon HD 4850 not only you get a very feature packed and stuffed product,
you’ll also purchase a product that is competing with a GeForce 9800 GTX really well.
At this very moment, I’d pick up the Radeon HD 4850 for several reasons though. One of them is DX 10.1 support, the second one is slightly
(on average) better performance.
Back to the 4850 then, not everything about it is perfect though, sorry. The temperatures this card reaches are not really fun to observe,
80-85 Degrees C is normal for this card. Heat is dumped inside the PC due to the single slot cooler, and it certainly dumps a lot of heat.