Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Reviews
Product Type: Sapphire graphic cards
Description:Model ID 11133-04-20R / Sapphire RADEON HD 4870 - Graphics adapter - Radeon HD 4870 - PCI Express 2.0 x16 - 1 GB GDDR5 - Digital Visual Interface (DVI) ( HDCP ) - HDTV out - lite retail / The ATI Radeon HD 4870 series GPU brings the power of graphics supercomputing to gamers, ... more
Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 ... setting an advanced standard for visual computing. Redefine the way you play and take HD gaming to the extreme with best-in-class performance. The TeraScale graphics engine delivers an immersive, cinematic gaming experience. Add this GPU to your PC and watch Blu-ray movies and play HD content with incredible visual fidelity. Do it all with break-through efficiency that doesn't compromise performance.
The ATI Radeon HD 4870 series GPU delivers a cinematic gaming experience with unprecedented performance. The powerful TeraScale graphics will propel you deep into your game play with seamless frame rates and high resolutions. Enhanced Anti-Aliasing (AA) and anisotropic filtering create striking graphics with unparalleled realism so you can max out the settings of the most demanding next-generation games or revitalize your favorite titles. Play today while preparing for tomorrow with tessellation, support for DirectX 10.1 and scalable ATI CrossFireX technology.
Like its predecessors, the ATI Radeon HD 4870 series GPUs offer optimal performance and break-through efficiency with platform-independent intelligent power management. ATI PowerPlay delivers the power needed to blaze through even the most intense games while intuitively conserving energy at idle or when demand is low.
Newest Review: ... I chose this particular card was due to my previous experience of owning a Sapphire graphics card. With its 1GB of graphics ... more
Customer Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Reviews (3)
by - written on 08/11/09 (Useful, 28 readings)
An absolutely amazing graphics card from Sapphire using the fabled ATI HD 4870 GPU. I bought this graphics card to fit into my new build PC. The height and length on the card meant it fitted perfectly into my very tight HTPC case. The HD 4870 was my chip of choice as for its performance it is easily one of the best value chips out there. The reason I chose this particular card was due to my previous experience of owning a Sapphire graphics card. With its 1GB of graphics memory it is above the norm for this chip. Once installed this card really showed its power. I play a lot of high end games and this card handles them at a respectable resolution. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 29/06/09 (Useful, 37 readings)
Bought this card to replace my ailing 8600GT, as I'd never had a proper gaming PC up until now, this thing has worked wonders. Straight out of the box you've got the card itself, drivers, extra cables, all the stuff you need. However the card takes up two slots, so make sure you have the room. The card performs extremely well for the price, and is perfect for a gamer on a budget. Slap this thing in a PC along with a good dual core and you have a gaming PC that'll last you a while. The card is capable of running both present and past games extremely well, and the latest drivers from AMD work wonders for performance, although some of their driver releases can be a bit ... Read the complete review
by - written on 13/05/09 (Very useful, 18 readings)
I bought this graphics card when it first came out, and I have been very impressed with it so far considering its my first ATi product for quite a few years. However, comparing it to other graphics cards that are available on the market now, this would not be a wise choice. Firstly, NVidia have released an updated GTX260 that surpasses this cards performance, and secondly I would opt for the 1GB option. Upto resolutions of 1680*1050, with a little AA and AF this card handles everything, including Crysis at a mixture of High and Very High details. But if you go beyond that, it runs out of memory on the card and the frame rate starts to stutter, providing an ... Read the complete review
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