ATI Radeon HD 3800 series price dropped

Posted on Monday, Nov 12 2007 @ 16:04 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes claims ATI decided to drop the price of the Radeon HD 3850 and 3870 graphics cards from $199-$259 to $179-$239 to make the cards more competitive with the GeForce 8800 GT from NVIDIA.
The ATI Radeon HD 3800 will be available in two versions, the 3870 (RV670 XT) and 3850 (RV670 PRO), noted the sources, adding that the chips also support CrossFire X technology when combined with the upcoming 790FX chipset platform allowing to up to four graphics cards to work together.

In an update to a previous report, the Radeon HD 3850 supports 256/512MB GDDR3 memory with a core frequency of 750MHz and memory frequency of 1.8GHz, while the Radeon HD 3870 adopts 512MB GDDR4 with a core frequency of 825MHz and memory frequency of 2.4GHz.


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