Graphics Card Radeon HD 5970 will cost 499 euros

Friday, November 13, 2009

There are new details about the powerful graphics card ATI Radeon HD 5970, also known as Hemlock. Recall, this accelerator is based on two RV870 GPUs with a frequency of 725 MHz and is equipped with 2 GB of memory GDDR5, which will work with a frequency of 4000 MHz. In addition, there are 3200 stream processors and 160 texture units, as well as support for DirectX 11 technology, and CrossFireX. A set of interfaces graphics adapter includes two ports, DVI video output and mini DisplayPort.

To this day, was not aware of the cost of ATI Radeon HD 5970. And now came the information that the recommended price for this accelerator in Europe at 499 euros. Thus, this graphics card a little more than twice as expensive model Radeon HD 5850. Of course, five hundred euro per graphics card - a lot, but bear in mind that the ATI Radeon HD 5970 certainly takes the leading position in the market and hold out on top, at least several months. In addition, it is reported that Radeon HD 5970 has already appeared in price lists online stores. This means that before the release of this adapter is left very long.