Manufacturer’s Description

The HD 7870 series is the third generation of DirectX 11 compatible solutions from the graphics division of AMD - formerly ATI. The SAPPHIRE HD 7870 GHz Edition is ready for DirectX 11.1 and the new Windows 8 operating system as well as delivering all the features of the current DirectX 11 such as DirectCompute11 and multi threaded communications with the CPU. Communiaction with the host PC is optimised with the implementation of the latest high speed PCI-Express Gen3.0 interface, and multiple cards can be used to further enhance performance in CrossFireX mode on a suitably specified mainboard.

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 5000 MHz
Additional Specifications
RAMDAC Speed 400 MHz
Chipset Series HD 7000
Number of DisplayPort Output 2
normalized-Height 111.76
Parent Retsku B007JCNOY6
Thickness 1.4"
TV Tuner No
Brand Name Sapphire
Number of DVI Output 1
Chipset Line Radeon
Digital Signal Yes
Bus Width 256 bit
Shader Model 5.0
Shader Clock 1050 MHz
Number of HDMI Output 1
Number of Stream Processors 1280
Dual Link DVI Support Yes
Analog Signal Yes
Number of GPUs 1
Height 4.4 in
Width 1.4"
Quick Glance
Interface Connection DisplayPort Yes|HDMI Yes|DVI Yes
normalized-Installed Video Memory 2000
Slot/Port Type PCI-Express 3.0 x16
Functionality AMD HD3D Technology|Eyefinity 2.0|ZeroCore Power Technology|PowerPlay Technology|3 Monitors|HDCP Yes|CrossFireX
Video Chipset AMD Radeon HD 7870
System Requirements 4 X 75 Watt 6-pin PCI Express power connector is required for CrossFireX system 2 X 75 Watt 6-pin PCI Express power connector is required Certified power supplies are recommended 1024 MB Minimum of system memory Installation software requires CD-ROM drive DVD playback requires DVD drive Blu-ray / HD DVD playback requires Blu-ray / HD DVD drive For 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 required To support 3 displays, one of the monitors has to support DisplayPort 500 Watt Power Supply is require
System Type PC
Slot Space Required Dual
Graphics Chipset
Core Clock Speed 1050 MHz

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