Manufacturer’s Description

The new SAPPHIRE HD 7800 series of graphics cards is based on the third family of GPU's from AMD built in its new 28nm process and featuring the highly acclaimed GCN graphics processing architecture. The Sapphire HD 7870 GHz Edition is equipped with 2GB of the latest GDDR5 memory clocked at 1200MHz (4.8Gb/s effective) with the new dual-extractor technology - Dual-X - a highly efficient multi-heatpipe cooler with dual fans providing quiet and very cool operation during normal operating conditions, and superb cooling performance even under extreme load.

The Specs

Connectivity and Additional Features
Cooler Type Fan Cooler
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Memory Technology GDDR5 SDRAM
Installed Video Memory 2 GB
Effective Memory Clock Speed 4800 MHz
Height 4.4 in
Quick Glance
Interface Connection DisplayPort Yes|HDMI Yes|DVI Yes
Slot/Port Type PCI Express 3.0 x16
Functionality AMD HD3D Technology|Eyefinity 2.0|PowerPlay Technology|ZeroCore Power Technology|HD Media Accelerator|Discrete Digital Multi-Point Audio (DDMA)|Graphics Core Next (GCN)|3 Monitors|CrossFireX
Video Chipset AMD Radeon HD 7870
System Requirements PCI Express based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard4X75 Watt 6-pin PCI Express power connector is required for CrossFireX system2X75 Watt 6-pin PCI Express power connector is requiredCertified power supplies are recommended1024 MB Minimum of system memoryInstallation software requires CD-ROM driveDVD playback requires DVD driveBlu-ray / HD DVD playback requires Blu-ray / HD DVD driveFor an AMD CrossFireX system, a second same AMD Radeon graphics card, an AMD CrossFireX Ready motherboard and one AMD CrossFireX Bridge Interconnect cable per graphics card (optional) are requiredTo support 3 displays, one of the monitors has to support DisplayPort500 Watt Power Supply is requiredOperating System(s):Windows XPWindows 7
System Type PC

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