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ATI Radeon HD 4850


$199.00 Released June, 2008

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Fastest card under 200 dollars. Best bang for buck. Single slot.

The Cons:High idle temperature. Driver support under linux still has issues. GDDR3 only (decreases performance in high resolutions).

The ATI Radeon HD 4850 is a video card reference specification designed by AMD/ATI. It includes a 55nm RV770 GPU (graphics processor) and 512MB or 1GB of GDDR3 memory connected through a 256-bit interface.

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With 956 million transistors, it almost doubles the performance of ATI's last higher end card single GPU card, the Radeon 3870 - toping its own last generation model the 3850 by an even larger margin. Launched at a suggested retail price of 199 dollars, the Radeon HD 4850 has been selling quite well, beating or at the very least matching Nvidia's offerings in performance as well as price.

Features

  • Fabrication Process: 55nm
  • Transistors: 956m
  • Stream processors: 800
  • Texture units: 40
  • Maximum theoretical memory bandwidth: 63.6GB/s
  • Transistors: 956 million
  • Maximum power consumption: 110W

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Pros
  • 4

    Fastest card under 200 dollars

  • 4

    Best bang for buck

  • 4

    Single slot

  • 1

    Support Direct X 10.1

  • 1

    2 DVI, 1 HDMI

  • 0

    Silent

Cons
  • 2

    High idle temperature

  • 2

    Driver support under linux still has issues

  • 1

    GDDR3 only (decreases performance in high resolutions)

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