This a selection of the best game cards of December 2009

Upon a quick glimpse at all major graphic cards sites i found the following cards. These, offer excellent performance and all the popular features at their price category (and at bargain prices!). This is not the place for the hardcore fan that does his own search ,but it totally offers a few good solid ideas on where to place your money to be happy with what you bought. Also, since cristmas are on the corner, a new graphic card can be an amazing present for all budgets. Any of the following are excellent choices. Please ask if you have any questions. I will be glad to answer.
  • Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Video Card

    Prepare to experience a riveting high-definition gaming experience with ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series graphics processors. Expand your visual real estate across up to three displays and get lost in the action with revolutionary ATI Eyefinity technology. Using ATI Stream technology, accelerate even the most demanding applications and do more than ever with your PC. The first to deliver full support for Microsoft DirectX 11, these GPUs enable rich, realistic visuals and explosive HD gaming performance so you can dominate the competition.


    Device Type Graphics adapter
    Enclosure Type Plug-in card
    Interface Type PCI Express 2.0 x16
    Width 1.5 in
    Depth 11 in
    Height 3.9 in

    Processor / Memory
    Graphics Processor / Vendor ATI Radeon HD 5870
    Clock Speed 850 MHz
    RAMDAC Clock Speed 400 MHz
    Video Memory Installed 1 GB
    Technology GDDR5 SDRAM 256-bit
    Features ATI Stream technology, ATI CrossFireX Technology, ATI PowerPlay technology

    Video Output
    Max Resolution (external) 2560 x 1600
    Max Resolution Details DVI: 2560 x 1600 / VGA: 2048 x 1536
    API Supported DirectX 11, OpenGL 3.2
    TV Interface HDTV out
    Digital Video Standard Digital Visual Interface (DVI), High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), DisplayPort
    HDCP compatible Yes
    Video Compression Standards MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264

    Expansion / Connectivity
    Interfaces 2 x DVI-I (dual link) - 29 pin combined DVI 1 x DisplayPort - 20 pin DisplayPort 1 x HDMI - 19 pin HDMI Type A 1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ( with adapter )
    Compatible Slots 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 - full-height

    Included Accessories Crossfire bridge
    Cables Included 1 x DVI-VGA adapter
    Compliant Standards UL, FCC, RoHS

    Software / System Requirements
    Software Included Drivers & Utilities
    Recommended Power Supply 500 W
    Peripheral / Interface Devices CD-ROM, adjacent PCI slot

    Manufacturer Warranty
    Service & Support 1 year warranty
    Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 1 year


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