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Sapphire HD 4830 512MB

Sapphire HD 4830

Introduction

With ATI continuing to dominate the top end graphics card market, they’re releasing cards left right and centre, to get even a firmer grasp on the top end of the industry. Today I’m looking at their 4830 card, which promises some top performance with a reasonable price tag. Let’s see how it does.

Features

  • GDDR3 memory 256-bit memory interface
  • DirectX® 10.1
  • 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) and high performance anisotropic filtering
  • ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU support for highly scalable performance
  • Use up to four discrete cards with an AMD 790FX based motherboard
  • PCI Express® 2.0 support
  • Dynamic geometry acceleration
  • Game physics processing capability
  • ATI Avivo™HD video and display technology Unified Video Decoder 2 (UVD) for Blu-ray™ and HD VideoBuilt-in HDMI with 7.1 surround sound supportOn-chip HDCP
  • ATI PowerPlay™ technology

Specifications

  • I/O Output: Dual DL-DVI-I+HDTV
  • Core Clock: 575 MHz
  • Memory Clock: 900MHz, 1800 Mbps.
  • PCI Express 2.0 x16 bus interface
  • 512MB /256bit GDDR3 memory interface
  • Dual Slot Active Cooler
  • HDMI compliant via dongle
  • 7.1 Audio Channel Support
  • Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 support
  • Shader Model 4.1 support