AMD's low-cost HD4670 and HD4650 launched

Thursday, September 11, 2008 Leave a Comment

AMD's mid-range offerings HD4650 and HD4670 were launched yesterday. Both the cards were highly rated by all reviewers and budget gamers.

The HD 4650 is codenamed RV730 PRO and the HD 4670 is codenamed RV730 XT. The HD 4670 is available in 512 MB and 1 GB version with GDDR3 bus type memory. The HD 4650 has a slower bus type of GDDR2 and is be available with only 512 MB memory.

The 4650 is priced at $69 and 4670 at $79. In response Nvidia has readjusted the prices of 9600GT, 9600GSO and 9500GT. The 9600GSO is now equal in price to HD4670 and 9500GT is equal to HD4650, 9600GT is now priced at $99.

HD4650 Specifications:
RAM Size: 512MB GDDR2
Memory bus size: 128bit
GPU frequency: 600Mhz
Memory frequency: 500Mhz
Stream Processors: 320
Memory Bandwidth: 16GB/s
Max Power: 48W
Ports: 2 x DL-DVI, TVO, HDMI, DP
Price: $69

HD4670 Specifications:
RAM Size: 512MB / 1GB GDDR3
Memory bus size: 128bit
GPU frequency: 750Mhz
Memory frequency: 1000MHz / 900Mhz (1GB version)
Stream Processors: 320
Memory Bandwidth: 32GB/s / 28.8GB/s (1GB version)
Max Power: 59W
Ports: 2 x DL-DVI, TVO
Price: $79