Two graphics chips. One card. And a whole lotta rendering fun: that's the basic philosophy behind the ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2, AMD's latest dual-GPU 3D card. Actually, that's the philosophy AMD has adopted for high-end graphics in general.
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We're not big fans of multi-GPU graphics technology here on ye olde TechRadar. Whether you're talking SLI from NVIDIA or AMD's Crossfire, multi-GPU graphics solutions promise much but typically conspire to disappoint. Is the new ATI Radeon 4870 X2 going to be the one to break the mold?
We're not big fans of multi-GPU graphics technology here on ye olde TechRadar. Whether you're talking SLI from NVIDIA or AMD's Crossfire, multi-GPU graphics solutions promise much but typically conspire to disappoint. Can the 4870 X2 change things?
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Just how much are you willing to pay to have the fastest graphics card? That's always been a tricky question for PC gaming enthusiasts. But with the release of ATI's latest performance graphics chipset, the Radeon HD 4870, it's become a real conundrum. That's because AMD's graphics subsidiary has given up chasing the outright 3D performance crown. It is no longer even trying to create the fastest single GPU on the planet. Instead it has shifted its focus towards efficiency and value for money. As we discovered last week with our first look at the entry level member of the Radeon HD 4800 series, the 4850, ATI has done a stunning job. The 4850 is yours for a piffling £125 but delivers more performance than the fastest single-GPU graphics card available just a few months ago. Say hello to the 4870
It's been a long time coming. NVIDIA has ruled the graphics market for quite a long time now. Its 8-series graphics cards, led by the GeForce 8800 ULTRA, were untouchable on both performance and price. However, ATI is making a massive comeback with its Radeon 4800 series...