MSI Radeon HD 4870 launched

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 25 2008 @ 17:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
As expected MSI today unveiled its MSI R4870-T2D512 based on the ATI R4870 55nm GPU’s and with DirectX 10.1 framework of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 support. The MSI R4870-T2D512 is equipped with 800 stream processors which achieve the unprecedented level teraflop (1 Teraflop) computing capability. The MSI R4870-T2D512 is the first graphic card equipped with GDDR5, also both cards support UVD 2.0 video decode, ATI PowerPlay power-saving technology and CrossFireX technology.

Specifications MSI R4870-T2D512:
- ATI R4870 55nm GPU
- PCI Express generation 2.0 support
- 512MB, GDDR5 memory
- DirectX10.1 support
- HDMI via included dongle
- Dual DVI / TV OUT / Dual VGA / HDTV ready
- HDCP support
- CrossFire support
- UVD 2.0 video decode support
- Special Game Bundle “DiRT” & “The Lord of the Rings”

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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