View our privacy policy before signing up. See any errors on this page? This PCI Express 2. The graphics test-bed consisted of a 2. Pros Quiet operation, low temperatures, comprehensive overclocking options. A modest performer in any regard, there are few incentives to spend the extra money.

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Asus Extreme Radeon HD review – TechSpot

No Longer Available Update Location close. Software As far as software bundling goes, the EAH MT sample we tested was not adorned with all of the retail trimmings. The card only requires a single 6-pin power connector.

Nvidia Quadro FX Frankly, I wish this program worked with every video card out there. The PCI Express interface is designed specifically for video cards, ensuring that you will get the best performance out of this graphics card. It’s been an uphill battle for ATI trying to fight Nvidia on the high-end sector, where the latter has been holding the performance crown more decisively since at least late when they unveiled the well regarded GeForce GTX.

Rather than relying on a single fan as most video cards do, the hybrid cooler system combines a heatsink and fan, allowing for better cooling and quiet operation. Power, Temperature, And Noise Benchmarks.

The Latest On Tom’s Hardware. Instead the company will be dedicated to design power efficient chips that will fare well in the mainstream graphics card rsdeon, then rely on eah850 implementations for crunching extra performance.


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Radeon HD 4850 Vs. GeForce GTS 250: Non-Reference Battle

During normal operation, we found the card kept to a reasonable 40 degrees, while under full load the hybrid cooler limited the card’s maximum temperature at 66 degrees agi a commendable contrast to the plus degree temperatures seen in our test of Force3D’s Radeon HD You’ll also be able to connect the card for TV output via component, composite, or S-video. The card installs in an available PCI Express 2.

While ATI has dropped out of the race to deliver the most advanced and complex GPUs, they are still kicking along with some very impressive products. The information category is interesting and displays all sorts of information from the basic clock speeds and temperatures to fan speeds, voltages, and even power draw.

Generally speaking, the Radeon HD currently represents the best value for money for gamers looking to stretch those system-building dollars. Today, ATI claims to have refocused its efforts, saying they will no longer try to challenge Nvidia in producing the most advanced graphics card known to man. Software And Cooling Page 6: Each port is dual-link, supporting resolutions of up to x per display. User Comments Got something to say?

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During 2D operation — basic operation of Windows and non-graphics intensive applications — the fan is disabled, leaving the heatsink to serve as a silent cooling method.


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After floundering in second place behind nVidia for the past few years, ATI’s Radeon 48xx-series videocards promise to boost AMDs marketshare back up to a healthy margins by delivering fast framerates for a very competitive price. I need power and lots of it. MT Stands For Matrix.

ASUS ATI Radeon HD 4850 (EAH4850/HTDI/512M/A) 512MB DDR3 SDRAM PCI Express x16 Graphics adapter

Pros Quiet operation, low temperatures, comprehensive overclocking options. The card supports Shader Model 4. As far as software eau4850 goes, the EAH MT sample we tested was not adorned with all of the retail trimmings. Speaking of software utilities, Asus has made a little program for the Matrix card series that it calls “iTracker.

World in Conflict Game Benchmarks: The iTracker app offers fantastic utility, assuming you wrap your head around the confusing user interface. CD-ROM drive for software installation. ATI fans will have the more expensive Radeon Rah4850 to look forward to in the coming weeks, though we suspect more of you will be interested in today’s review item, which has been provided by Asus.

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