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GIGABYTE Radeon HD 4850 Graphics Card - The Card

Already impressed with what the HD 4850 has to offer, we look at GIGABYTE's version today.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 10, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

The Card

 

Looking at the card, there isn't really anything we haven't seen before. GIGABYTE have opted to use the standard cooler here and of course placed a sticker over the top that lets us know that it's a GIGABYTE card.

 

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 4850 Graphics Card

 

Like all the reference coolers, we can see another heatsink towards the back of the card that helps cool some of the other warmer components that are present.

 

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 4850 Graphics Card

 

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 4850 Graphics Card

 

Moving away from the cooler and having a quick look around the card, we see the standard single 6-Pin PCI Express connector located at the back of the card while across the top we see our two tabs for the Crossfire bridge if you're looking at getting two or more of these cards.

 

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 4850 Graphics Card

 

At the end of the card we have our two Dual-Link DVI connectors and single TV-Out port. Like all reference HD 4850s, the card only requires a single slot.

 

Specifications

 

Following in its reference design, the card comes clocked at the standard 625MHz core and the 512MB of GDDR3 coming in at 1986MHz DDR.

 

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