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VisionTek AMD Radeon HD 6870 1 GB GDDR5 PCI Express HD Video Graphics Card (900338)

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  • Supported configurations: (1) Dual link DVI-I, (1) single link DVI-D, ( 1) HDMI video and audio connector, (1) Single VGA (adapter required – included),(2) mini Display Port
  • Provide fast frame rates and unbelievable image quality to give gamers every advantage and has the latest and greatest features like AMD Eyefinity technology, AMD HD3D technology and DirectX 11 support1,2
  • Make video playback, editing and transferring content to portable media players fast and easy! Offers forward-thinking technology and incredible performance scalability.
  • Incredible HD gaming performance with the latest games and DirectX 11 applications, AMD Eyefinity technology1 ,- Enable advanced system performance to help make video editing and transferring to media players/handhelds fast and easy!
  • Windows 7 and the latest PC games. Supports HD and Blu-ray 3D movie playback
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AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series graphics - Get Radeon in Your System Immerse yourself with AMD Eyefinity technology and expand your games across multiple displays. Experience ultra-realistic visuals and explosive HD gaming performance in true -EyeDefinition with AMD's second generation graphics featuring full Microsoft DirectX 11 support. Enable incredible video quality and enhanced application performance with AMD EyeSpeed visual acceleration technology.1,3 Get unrivalled graphics. Get Radeon in your system. Designed to deliver the ultimate in immersive HD gaming/computing, AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series GPUs: - Provide fast frame rates and unbelievable image quality to give gamers every advantage - Offer the latest and greatest features like AMD Eyefinity technology, AMD HD3D technology and DirectX 11 support1,2 - Make video playback, editing and transferring content to portable media players fast and easy - Offer forward-thinking technology and incredible performance scalability Designed to deliver incredibly immersive HD gaming/computing, AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series GPUs: - Offer incredible HD gaming performance with the latest games and DirectX 11 applications - Make multi-tasking easy with features like AMD Eyefinity technology1 - Enable advanced system performance to help make video editing and transferring to media players/handhelds fast and easy - Support Windows 7 and the latest PC games Support HD and Blu-ray 3D movie playback.

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AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series graphics ―Get Radeon™ in Your System

Immerse yourself with AMD Eyefinity technology and expand your games across multiple displays. Experience ultra-realistic visuals and explosive HD gaming performance in true ―EyeDefinition with AMD’s second generation graphics featuring full Microsoft DirectX® 11 support. Enable incredible video quality and enhanced application performance with AMD EyeSpeed visual acceleration technology.1,3 Get unrivalled graphics. Get Radeon™ in your system.

Performance rules the day for the ADVANCED PC USER sector, who desires the best available technology, enabling an incredible user experience on today’s most demanding applications and PC games.

The ADVANCED PC USER has multiple uses for his PC, ranging from serious entertainment to video (and other media) editing to advanced 3D gaming which requires high-end discrete (premium) graphics for an exceptional HD experience with today’s more demanding games and applications. ADVANCED PC USERS understand technology and expect their PC to deliver high performance and great visuals.

Designed to deliver the ultimate in immersive HD gaming/computing, AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series GPUs:

  • Provide fast frame rates and unbelievable image quality to give gamers every advantage
  • Offer the latest and greatest features like AMD Eyefinity technology, AMD HD3D technology and DirectX® 11 support1,2
  • Make video playback, editing and transferring content to portable media players fast and easy
  • Offer forward-thinking technology and incredible performance scalability

Designed to deliver incredibly immersive HD gaming/computing, AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series GPUs:

  • Offer incredible HD gaming performance with the latest games and DirectX® 11 applications
  • Make multi-tasking easy with features like AMD Eyefinity technology1
  • Enable advanced system performance to help make video editing and transferring to media players/handhelds fast and easy
  • Support Windows® 7 and the latest PC games
  • Support HD and Blu-ray 3D movie playback

Unlike the competition, AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series GPUs:

  • Lead with AMD’s second-generation of DirectX® 11-capable graphics, with support for rich, realistic visuals and explosive HD gaming performance
  • Enable DirectX® 11 gaming on up to three displays simultaneously, as well as Stereoscopic 3D gaming and Blu-Ray 3D playback with AMD HD3D technology, all from a single graphics card solution1,2
  • Introduce AMD EyeSpeed visual acceleration technology, enabling improved video image quality and application performance, as well as new graphics acceleration for video formats like DivX and DivX Plus HD.3

Get immersed with AMD Eyefinity technology1

  • Expand your favorite games across multiple displays with AMD Eyefinity technology for an incredibly expansive field of view.1
  • Get the freedom and flexibility to upgrade. This modular solution enables you to add more displays when you need them.1
  • Get more done. Put your productivity into overdrive and let up to three displays put all the information you need right before your eyes.1
  • Don’t choose between play and work. Let up to three displays help you enjoy games, movies and the web at the same time.1

Get amazing EyeDefinition graphics with DirectX® 11 technology

  • Be ready for the hottest DirectX® 11-capable games with AMD’s second generation graphics with full DirectX® 11 support.
  • With lightning-fast frame rates and ultra-realistic effects, the AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series enables an amazing HD gaming experience.
  • Play your favorite games in full stereo 3D, and get incredibly rich and interactive gameplay with AMD HD3D technology.2
  • With outstanding tessellation performance, AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series graphics are designed to deliver the realistic detail that you deserve.

Speed up applications and enjoy brilliant video with AMD EyeSpeed technology3

  • Accelerate the most demanding applications with AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology. Do more, faster. 4
  • Maximize your online and Blu-ray video experiences with a new level of smooth visual quality with AMD EyeSpeed visual acceleration technology.3
  • Experience Blu-ray 3D as it was intended with AMD HD3D technology.2
  • Take advantage of AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series graphics’ Dolby True HD and 3D HDTV support to create that theatre-quality experience.

Detailed Specs

  • AMD Radeon 6870 GPU
  • 1GB GDDR5 memory
  • Offload data parallel compute tasks from the CPU to GPU, for improved performance and video playback.4
  • GDDR5 memory provides twice the bandwidth per pin of GDDR3 memory
  • Multi-GPU support offers superior performance and scalability5
  • Massive arrays of on-chip compute units offer the latest in graphics functionality and performance
  • Highly efficient process technology puts more transistors in less space
  • Comprehensive OS support including Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, the very latest Windows® 7 functionality and driver support
  • Native support for common transcoding instructions in each shader for motion estimation that is designed to accelerate video encoding3
  • Enjoy a full range of display options natively on the board, including dual-link DVI-I, DisplayPort and HDMI
  • HDMI 1.4 support with Deep Color, 7.1 High Bitrate
  • Audio, and 3D Stereoscopic support
  • Support of content protected, high bandwidth, 7.1 channels of surround sound over HDMI
  • AMD PowerPlay™ capabilities vary power characteristics based on usage load.
  • Watch the hottest Blu-ray movies or other HD content at full 1080p display resolution and beyond and enjoy a highly feature rich experience with enhanced Unified Video Decoder (UVD) 3.3
  • Enhanced productivity with accelerated GPU processing for Microsoft® Office applications.

Supported configurations

  • (1) Dual link DVI-I
  • (1) single link DVI-D
  • ( 1) HDMI video and audio connector
  • (1) Single VGA (adapter required – included)
  • (2) mini Display Port

 

      

What’s in the Box:

  • AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 graphics card
  • Set-up CD
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Adapter(s) may be included for additional output configurations

AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 System Requirements

  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard Note: Card will occupy (2) chassis expansion slots
  • 500 Watt or greater power supply with two 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors recommended (600 Watt and four 6-pin connectors for AMD CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode)
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://ati.amd.com/certifiedPSU for a list of Certified products
  • Minimum 1GB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive, a keyboard, a mouse, and a display
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive and a DVD
  • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive and a Blu-ray disc
  • For an AMD CrossFireX™ system, a second AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series Graphics card, an AMD CrossFireX™ Ready motherboard and one AMD CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect cable is required

1 AMD Eyefinity technology works with games that support non-standard aspect ratios, which is required for panning across multiple displays. To enable more than two displays, additional panels with native DisplayPort™ connectors, and/or DisplayPort™ compliant active adapters to convert your monitor’s native input to your cards DisplayPort™ or Mini-DisplayPort™ connector(s), are required. AMD Eyefinity technology can support up to 6 displays using a single enabled AMD Radeon™ graphics card with Windows Vista® or Windows® 7 operating systems – the number of displays may vary by board design and you should confirm exact specifications with the applicable manufacturer before purchase.
2 AMD [HD3D] is a technology designed to enable stereoscopic 3D support in games, movies and/or photos. 
3 AMD EyeSpeed technology is a set of technologies designed to improve video quality and enhance application performance. Full enablement of some features requires support for AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology and/or AMD’s Universal Video Decoder (UVD). 
4 Requires application support for AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology. AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing technology works with applications designed to take advantage of its GPU acceleration capabilities. 
5 AMD CrossFireX™ technology requires an AMD CrossFireX Ready motherboard, an AMD CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect (for each additional graphics card) and may require a specialized power supply.


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