PowerColor Radeon HD 4850 2GB released

Posted on Monday, Jul 14 2008 @ 22:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
PowerColor has released a new Radeon HD 4850 graphics card with 2GB GDDR3 memory and a better cooling solution - the PCS HD4850 2GB. The graphics card vendor claims this card runs 10°C less hot than a reference Radeon HD 4850 and boasts it has the first graphics card in the industry with a 2GB frame buffer.
Industry’s first 2GB frame buffer and massive memory bandwidth up to 57.6GB/sec. Memory size makes a great impact on performance, even a powerful GPU can suffer from bottlenecks due to slow and insufficient video memory.The more the memory buffer, the more the data graphics can be saved - thus eliminating the need to access system memory and providing faster graphical performance. To satisfy the latest and upcoming games requirements, PowerColor PCS HD4850 2GB can fulfill high video memory request of those games and delivers high throughput for interactive visualization of large models and high-performance for real time processing of large textures and frames, enables the highest quality and resolution full-scene anti-aliasing (FSAA).


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