GIGABYTE Presents Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card

Tue, Aug 12 2008 8:09 AM CDT
GIGABYTE Presents the Power of Graphics Supercomputing with Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card -- Redefining HD Gaming for Extreme Gamers --

Taipei, Taiwan, August 12, 2008 - GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to launch their latest GV-R4870 X2 graphics card. The GV-R487X2-2GH-B is built on the highly anticipated ATI RadeonTM HD 4870 X2 GPU which utilizes second generation 55nm manufacturing process and GDDR5 with dual 256-bit video memory architecture. It delivers blazing frame rates with supercomputing graphics power for tomorrow's demanding applications. In addition, the GIGABYTE GV-R487X2-2GH-B features a wide range of the latest graphics technologies, including Dual TeraScale graphics engine, dual mode ATI CrossFireX, UVD 2 and PowerPlay, to offer supreme scalability so gamers can take their games to new heights.

Redefining HD Gaming for Extreme Gamers

The GIGABYTE GV-R487X2-2GH-B features ATI's latest Dual TeraScale graphics engine, boasting its 2.4 teraFLOPS of GPU computing power with 1600 stream processors and nearly two billion transistors. With incredible 2GB GDDR5 memory, the GV-R487X2-2GH-B is equipped with nearly two times the memory bandwidth of the previous generation, delivering true physics gaming interaction for a more dynamic and realistic experience. In combination with 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) and high performance anisotropic filtering, the GV-R487X2-2GH-B is able to create true-to-life graphics for everything from grass to facial features so you can max out the settings of the most demanding next generation games or revitalize your favorite titles. Also, the GIGABYTE GV-R487X2-2GH-B graphics card provides DirectX 10.1 graphics capabilities to support Shader Model 4.1 for life-like realism and stunning 3D gaming effects.

Benefiting from Avivo HD video and display technology, the GV-R487X2-2GH-B fully supports UVD 2 for decoding processing-intensive content for 1080p HDTV and HD video with additional support for dynamic contrast and enhanced DVD upscaling. The GIGABYTE GV-R487X2-2GH-B also provides advanced connectivity to TVs and displays with HDMI with 7.1 digital surround audio support. Delivering the ultimate solution for high definition home theaters, the GV-R487X2-2GH-B is able to take full advantage of Blu-ray functionality with dual-stream, picture in picture (PIP) capabilities and one-cable HDMI connectivity.

To help reduce PC power consumption, the GIGABYTE GV-R487X2-2GH-B is equipped with ATI PowerPlay technology, maximizing performance per watt by delivering the highest level high performance when needed and conserving power when the demand on the GPU is low. GIGABYTE graphics products are also 100% RoHS compliant, from manufacturing to on the store shelves, GIGABYTE provides greener computing solutions with better power efficiency.

For more details of the GIGABYTE GV-R487X2-2GH-B, please visit the GIGABYTE VGA website at:


GIGABYTE UNITED INC., established in December 2006, is assuming the GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd. Brand, which for the past 20 years has been a world-renowned leader in the motherboard industry. Continuing to focus on its core businesses of GIGABYTE branded motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE UNITED INC. is committed to providing our valued customers with the highest quality products and services featuring the industry's most innovative design.

In order to meet the challenges of today's intensely competitive channel market, GIGABYTE UNITED INC. fully utilizes its key assets including its cutting-edge research and development team as well as its professional sales and marketing resources to continue to develop technologies to fit a complete range of digital life solutions. Now and for the future, GIGABYTE UNITED INC. will continue to embody the unique spirit and culture, which has made GIGABYTE one of the foremost brands in the industry.

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