GECUBE Releases Radeon HD 4870

GECUBE Craftsmanship Delivers Extreme Graphics Performance

Experience Perfect Visuals with HD4870

June 25, 2008, Taipei-- Well-known graphics card maker GECUBE released today with great fanfare the new HD4870 series of high-end graphics cards, the successor to its popular HD4850 series. The GECUBE HD4870 series comes with exclusive GDDR5 memory and the latest AMD graphics technology. Built on the 2nd generation 55nm chip process, it incorporates the PCI-Express 2.0 interface as well as support for DirectX10.1/SM4.1 and ATI CrossFireX™. Also included are built-in HDMI and HDCP together with support for Blu-ray and HD-DVD decoding technology. Extreme processing power coupled with high-speed memory performance delivers world-class video visuals that will introduce gamers to the most realistic audio and video experience to date.

To better meet the different needs of enthusiasts, the GECUBE HD4800 series is available in two models, the HD4850 and HD4870. The GECUBE HD4870 in particular is the heavyweight for AMD's new HD4800 series. This premium graphics card is equipped with the ATI Radeon™ RV770XT (55nm) core and the exclusive GDDR5 512MB high-speed memory. This potent combination allows the GECUBE HD4870 to achieve core and memory frequencies of 750MHz/3.6GHz, providing gamers with the extreme levels of performance they expect from the new generation of graphics technology. The new generation GECUBE HD4870 graphics cards even makes use of the latest TeraScale engine so the stream process can run at speeds as high as 800MHz. Inclusion of the PCI-Express 2.0 interface also allows support for the latest DirectX10.1/SM4.1, ATI CrossFireX™ technologies and 24X Anti-Aliasing (AA) to deliver the best high definition gaming experience, the GECUBE HD4870 not only delivers ultra-realistic high-definition video but also takes the art of video rendering to new heights.

The GECUBE HD4870 series also comes with built-in HDCP/HDMI and upgraded 7.1 channel surround sound technology, along with support for the latest UVD 2 (Unified Video Decoder 2) and Blu-ray/HD-DVD (with Dual-Stream and Picture-in-Picture (PIP)) features. Detailed image technology provides users with more vivid image quality. With the all new GDDR5 memory matched to the ultimate in audio-visual playback technology, the GECUBE HD4870 not only delivers ultra-realistic high-definition video but also takes the art of video rendering to new heights.

2nd generation 55nm cores are used in all GECUBE HD4800 series graphics cards. This not offers a boost to performance across the board but also allows the GECUBE to introduce the next generation TeraScale engine. When combined with ATI CrossFireX™ and DirectX10.1 technology, the graphics card can continue delivering optimum performance of high-resolution imagery even when processing massive amounts of gaming graphics. The GECUBE HD4870 series includes the latest DirectX 10.1 technology. It offers 32-bit floating point filtering support and breaks new ground in illumination quality with the use of Global Illumination technology, and High Dynamic Range (HDR) illumination are also boosted. The addition of Geometry Shader technology in particular accelerates the processing of 3D effects such as bump mapping. Graphics data can now be cycled within the graphics card itself, greatly improving the realism of particles and shadows. DX10.1 includes Shader Model 4.1 image optimization technology as well as the upgraded all-new 7.1 channel surround sound and the ATI Avivo™ HD Video graphics technology designed for HDTV and HD Video aficionados. These allow the GECUBE HD4870 series to present the best audio-visual and 3D gaming results. With the boost in performance offered by all GECUBE HD4800 series graphics cards, what gamers get is the most complete and advanced graphics technology available today--unlocking a new era in 3D gaming and cinematic viewing experience!

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"GECUBE" is the brand name of Info-Tek Taiwan's Multimedia Products Division. Products under this brand name include graphics cards and other computer peripheral hardware products.

Compounding Graphics, Expert and GUBE, the brand GECUBE embodies the sensitive graphics technique, the expert-ranked system and the representation of the 3D world.

When it comes to GECUBE, it is much more a matter of how to bring the visual experience to a more professional and elaborate state than anything else.

We believe visual computing is not simply an artificial tool for everyday tasks, but a chance to build a wonderful world and for human creativity. We sharpen and enrich the digitally animated world for our customers.

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