[Autopsy] ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit

In 25th of this month (some say it will announce in July 8th) the first graphic card with GDDR5 memory module will be announced. The ATI Radeon HD 4870 utilized with 800 shader processors and 512MB GDDR5 memory and 256bit memory interface. When it comes out, the price will be as low as 299USD. Actually it is selling in HK with the price tag 320USD. now let’s see its Autopsy pics.

And, it beats GTX 260, in price and performance. Our review will be out in days, keep tuned.

The card

Heat notice,seems the card will be hot.


AMD use a red metal board and many screws to strength the card’s PCB.


You can see the VRM part take over almost half of the card


HD 4870 uses 59PR9853 Multi-Phase SMD Coupled Inductor for GPU power supply, a really high quanlity one.


The cooler

Two big heatpipe connect the core and the fin by using Fin Penetration


The heatpipes are really huge!


The fan, DC12V 1A, in full load it will produce huge noice

13 Responses to “[Autopsy] ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit”

  1. The Geeks Of 3D » ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit Says:

    [...] Read the article HERE. [...]

  2. [Expreview] [Autopsy] ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net Says:

    [...] beats GTX 260, in price and performance. Our review will be out in days, keep tuned. Source [...]

  3. [Autopsy] 4870 - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net Says:

    [...] 4870 ROFL at 12V 1A fan !! :P http://en.expreview.com/2008/06/23/a…-512mb-256bit/ [...]

  4. HD4870 Reviews - The Prophecy Forums Says:

    [...] Reviews Please post all reviews in this thread. Mods please update accordingly. Expreview.com – Extra Hardware News Report! Will be away for a month. Enjoy. US [...]

  5. Bob O Enrabador Says:

    Phodass! Grande máquina. A Nvidia vai ficar toda phodidda

  6. alex Says:

    So what’s the frequences?

  7. everypot.com Says:

    any benchmarks?

  8. The Singapore Daily » Blog Archive » Daily Tech: 24 Jun 2008 Says:

    [...] – Expreview: [Autopsy] ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit – VR-Zone: RV770 Debut – Radeon HD4850 CrossfireX Scaling – Anandtech: ATI Radeon HD 4850 Preview: [...]

  9. AMD Launches Website For ATI Radeon HD 4870 Series - Page 2 - Hardware Canucks Says:

    [...] they not include them for the X2? Oh noes my dreams of my new rig are shot straight to hell. [Autopsy] ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit – Expreview.com check out the pictures, its just hidden in pictures by some kind of bar [...]

  10. Aramint Says:

    Looks pretty nice. I like the overall design.

  11. Bojan Says:

    nice design .. now we cen just sit and wait some benchmarks.
    like to se benchmars on Inel, AMD X2 and AMD Phenom.

  12. Radeon HD4870 - prima implementare GDDR5 | Blogul magazinului online www.mediadot.ro Says:

    [...] Expreview revine inca o data cu poze inainte de expirarea NDA-ului (Non Disclosure Agreement) pentru seria HD48×0 de la ATI. De aceasta data este vorba de Radeon HD 4870 – prima implementare comerciala a memoriilor GDDR5. Pachetul tehnic este intregit de o interfata cu memoria de 256 bit si 800 shader processors unificate. Pretul anuntat pentru vanzare va fi de 299$. Colegii de la Expreview estimeaza performante similare cu GeForce GTX 260 si promit un review complet zilele urmatoare. [...]

  13. Amd Says:

    I searched for \’Amd Phenom Photo\’ at Google and found your post named \’y] ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256bit – Expreview.com\’ in search results. Quite interesting to read.

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