PowerColor introduced Radeon HD 5850 and Radeon HD 5870 graphics cards today. You can get these cards without any extras, in a DiRT 2 bundle or in a bundle with a KONNET HDMI cable. All cards have the same specifications as the reference models.
The regular Radeon HD 5870 from PowerColor has a MSRP of $379, while the Radeon HD 5850 costs $259. The DiRT 2 bundles cost $10 more, and the HDMI cable adds a $30 premium.
The HD5800 series also supports ATI’s exclusive Eyefinity technology. Eyefinity maximizes your field of view across up to three displays; with dual DL-DVI / HDMI / Display Port onboard design, gamers can easily get lost in the action. Compatible with ATI Stream technology, users will be able to transcode videos from their PC’s to mobile media player in less time and with minimal effort.
PowerColor’s HD5800 series will include the HD5870 and HD5850. The HD5870 has an unparalleled 1600 stream processors, clocks in at 850MHz core speed and 1200MHz of memory speed; accelerating your PC with nearly 3 teraFLOPs of computing power. The HD5850, with its 1440 stream processors, 725MHz and 1000MHz GPU and memory clock speeds, respectively, is loaded with the latest features and technology for immersive computing.