SAPPHIRE HD 3870 TOXIC version features the award winning – and SAPPHIREexclusive -Vapor-X single slot cooler, SAPPHIRE’s implementation of VapourChamber Technology (VCT). This advanced cooling solution provides more efficientand quieter cooling allowing the TOXIC edition to ship overclocked out of thebox, and to allow enthusiasts even more scope for performance tuning. The singleslot design allows the use of multiple cards in the latest CrossFireXconfigurations even where PCI-Express slots are sited closely together.
The SAPPHIRE HD 3870 TOXIC has 512MB of high performance GDDR4 memory, clockedat 1152MHz (2.3GHz effective) and the GPU core is pre-overclocked at 800MHz.Supporting the new CrossFireX technology, two high speed connectors on each cardallow 2 (now) and 3 or even 4 graphics cards (with a future driver release) tobe daisy-chained together for enhanced performance when installed in aCrossFireX mainboard.
All SAPPHIRE graphics cards in the HD 3000 series incorporate the latest ATIAvivo™ HD Technology for enhanced Video display and feature a built in UVD(Unified Video decoder) for the hardware accelerated decoding of Blu-ray™ and HDDVD content for both VC-1 and H.264 codecs, considerably reducing CPU loading.The dedicated HDMI adaptor delivers true audio and video output on a singlecable for direct connection to an HDMI ready display.
SAPPHIRE HD 3000 series graphics cards are Microsoft Windows Vista™ Premiumcertified and supported by the ATI Catalyst® suite of software, ensuringcustomers have ongoing access to software updates for performance, stability andadded features. Support for DirectX10.1 provides developers with access toenhanced programming techniques and new lighting effects.
Radeon HD 3870
16Mx32 512MBGDDR4/ 256-bit
800MHz Eclk /1152MHz Mclk
Single slot Fan
PCIe GraphicExternal Power (2x3Pin)
CE; FCC; UL