But this card is much shorter and has power connectors installed on top, facing upwards. These memory chips are designed for the maximum frequency of MHz. Two additional slots are available on the top side of the card for connecting two cards under CrossFire X. The Catalyst suite provides basic information about our sample:. Testbed DirectX 9, DirectX 10 4. Radeon generation has proven to be excellent in the bang-per-buck department, so Gainward snapped up this opportunity at the right time and launched their Radeon HD offering.

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The and Golden Sample cards have the same design and differ only by operating frequencies. On the one hand, this decision seems incredible.

Gainward Radeon HD Golden Sample tested

The Item is built to order. That cooler must be up to snuff to be able to handle that heat. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. Regardless of platform, these graphics cards deliver the power needed during gaming while conserving energy at idle or when demand is low.


More information on this cooling system is further below. However, not such cable is included? Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. The difference is in the memory used on the cards, saample the memory bandwidth. Being part of the Golden Samples series, the card does of course come overclocked out of the box. The popular GPU-Z utility gives us some additional information.

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You can find products similar to this one for sale below. You can’t use it on-the-fly. RV graphics processor is built in 55nm and it comes with shaders on both Radeon HD Ask a question Compare.

With their overclocked Golden Sample card, Gainward brought HD to a new level, but such level comes at a price.

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Anyway I saw on gainward site they wrote it has “Bandwidth: Crysis Warhead Comparison 8. Little has changed since that time. The HD Golden Sample packs everything you want from a graphics card; good cooling, big clocks and a decent price tag. We checked the pricing and at press time you can gaainward this DirectX The length of this card is also very important.


No retail game is included. We can see the G logo on the front of the card towards the top right corner, but apart from that there isn’t a whole lot going on with the cooler.

To be able to use Overclockers UK in full range, we recommend activating Javascript in your browser. Would order from them again. Orders will be shipped on a first come first served basis.

Gainward 4850 Golden Sample

Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. All cards require additional power source, so each is bundled with a molex to 6-pin adapter, even though all aample PSUs have such cables.

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