ASUS debuts Radeon HD 4890 with voltage tweak technology

Posted on Monday, Apr 06 2009 @ 02:33 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ASUS has introduced its overclocked Radeon HD 4890 series, the EAH4890 TOP with 900MHz core and 1GB GDDR5 memory clocked at 4000MHz, versus a 850MHz core and 3900MHz memory on the default cards. Additionally, the EAH4890 graphics cards come with Voltage Tweak technology, this enables users to push the GPU voltage from 1.312V to 1.4V, and overclock the card to 950MHz core and 4600MHz memory. According to ASUS, this will result in a 15 percent performance boost in 3DMark Vantage over default Radeon HD 4890 cards.
ASUS, world-leading producer of top quality graphic solutions, has today introduced the ASUS EAH4890 Series—the world’s first graphics cards to utilize Voltage Tweak technology. With this innovation, users will be able to boost GPU voltages via the SmartDoctor application and enjoy up to an amazing 15% in performance improvement. For users who are looking for a graphics card offering astounding graphical performances even on default settings, the ASUS EAH4890 TOP will enable an 8% performance boost, delivering exhilarating gaming experiences.

Equipped with the Voltage Tweak technology and SmartDoctor application, the ASUS EAH4890/HTDI/1GD5 raises GPU voltages from 1.312V to 1.4V, allowing GPU and memory clock performances to be boosted from 850MHz to 950MHz and 3900MHz to 4600MHz respectively. Such unprecedented performance upgrades help raise the EAH4890’s 3DMark Vantage Extreme Preset score from 4612 to 5300—an unbelievable 15% speed improvement when compared to any other reference designed board*. Gamers can now feel the adrenaline rush afforded by true-to-life graphics performance, only with the ASUS EAH4890 Series.

The EAH4890 TOP offers a guaranteed increase of its GPU and memory clock performances from 850MHz up to 900MHz and 3900MHz up to 4000MHz respectively. With such extraordinary performance increases, the EAH4890 TOP’s 3DMark Vantage Extreme Preset score is raised from 4612 to 4980—an astonishing 8% improvement in speed when compared to any other reference designed board*. This default 8% improvement is the perfect platform for gamers looking for extreme gaming performance right out of the box. So get ready to feel the adrenaline rush of gaming like never before—only with the ASUS EAH4890 TOP!

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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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