AMD is proudly bringing PC gamers 1.0 TeraFLOP Graphics Performance, with a single GPU that consumes only 110W of power in the HD 4850. Going head to head with the 8800GTX, 8800GTS & GT, and 9600GT series of cards. Developing a new TeraScale graphics engine, AMD is excited to deliver an impassive experience for gaming. With enhanced anti-aliasing 24X (AA) and AF, gamers will find a new realism more improved than previous versions of cards that all had AA and AF flickering sporadic problems. You’ve read our Cinema 2.0 coverage and are waiting for our detailed article on the latest 4800 series line, including ATI Radeon HD 4870 details. Now, we want to reveal one part with the ATI Radeon HD 4850 that should provide a glimpse into the new series line. With power that supports DX 10.1 fully unlike the GTX 200’s, the ATI Radeon HD 4850 brings efficiency together against the competition through features such as ATI Powerplay and ATI Avivo HD to give gamers a more enhanced experience all around.
Let’s take a look at the key features:
- 512MB GDDR3 Memory
Core Clock: 625MHz
- 2.0 Gbps
- 110W Power Requirement
- 256-bit memory interface
- DirectX 10.1 Support
- 24x custom filter AA and high performance AF
- ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU support for scalable performance
- PCI-E 2.0 support
- ATI Avivio HD video and display technology for Blu-ray and 7.1 surround sound support with On-Chip HDCPd
- ATI Powerplay
Let’s go on to the test system.