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MSI Unveils 1GB GDDR5 R4870-T2D1G Graphics Card
Graphic Cards | Just Announced
Fri 15 Aug 2008



MSI unveils its R4870-T2D1G Graphics Cards

Built-in 1GB DDR5 super computing capability which provides users extreme 3D gaming experience.

MSI, a leading manufacturer of computer products, proudly unveils its latest R4870-T2D1G graphics cards for the game enthusiasts. It comes with the 1G DDR5 memory which enables users to enjoy the DirectX® 10 high-capacity 3D games easily and smoothly.

This high-end level graphics card is based on the latest 2nd generation of 55nm GPU. Integrated with the ATI PowerPlay power-saving technology, MSI R4870-T2D1G provides twice the performance enhancement with the same wattage. It conforms to the environmental energy conservation worldwide initiative with MSI (ECOlution) environmental protection theory of evolution objective. In addition, MSI R4870-T2D1G graphics card also has the advanced UVD 2.0 video decoder core, a built-in HDCP key encryption which supports Blu-Ray and HD DVD movie disc playback and make 100% complete hardware acceleration to the MPEG-2/VC-1/H.264 video format. MSI R4870-T2D512 supports the DirectX 10.1 framework of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and offers 800 stream processors, which achieve the unprecedented levels teraflop (1000Gflops) computing capability. MSI R4870-T2D1G graphics card supports CrossFireX technology. Combined with CrossFire ready mainboard to enable 2~4 graphics cards to work at the same time; substantially enhancing gaming performance.

1GB GDDR5 Superb Computing Capability

The texture data of 3D games today is huge. In order to ensure excellent visual quality, R4870-T2D1G comes with 1GB DDR5 graphics memory, which eliminates image lag. In addition, compared with standard GDDR3 memory, the GDDR5 not only works under lower voltage and higher clock, but the wiring is also cleaner and simpler which can reduce the noise. These features can significantly enhance the 3D overall performance.

The enhanced UVD 2.0 video decoder

MSI R4870-T2D1G graphics card comes with the advanced UVD 2.0 video decoder, a built-in HDCP key encryption, which supports Blu-Ray and HD DVD movie disc playback and makes 100% complete hardware acceleration to the MPEG-2/VC-1/H.264 video format. These features significantly reduce the burden on the CPU and the UVD 2.0 can simultaneously decode two videos in PIP(Picture-in-Picture) Mode. In addition, MSI R4870-T2D1G graphics card supports 7.1-channel surround sound and can be transferred through a single HDMI connector output audio and video.