AMD HD4850X2, HD4970 and HD4870X2 coming soon

Thursday, July 24, 2008 Leave a Comment

AMD ATI is going to launch three graphic cards next month. The HD4850 X2, HD4870 X2 and HD4970 is yet the faster version in the R700 series of graphic cards. After the release of the successful HD4850 and HD4870, the new graphic cards will have high performance expectations and will compete strongly against nvidia.

According to the sources the smaller version will be priced $449 and the larger $549. The price of HD4870 X2 is yet to be confirmed.

The HD4850 X2 will have 2GB of GDDR5 memory and will be a dual-slot card connected through two 256 bit interfaces.


Update Saturday, September 20, 2008:
It's been almost 2 months since this news, AMD released HD4870X2 graphic card on August 12, 2008. The HD4970 is still nowhere to be seen, perhaps it was a rumour or a misinterpretation of the HD4870. Meanwhile, the HD4850X2 is still on hold.