Gainward today showed us a non-reference HD 4870 512MB GDDR5, if you saw Palit HD 4870 Sonic before, you know they are the same.
Because RV770XT is really, really hot, so even a penny saving company like Palit have slap a three heatpipe cooler on it two big fans. A 8015 fan is located in the middle, and a 7010 fan blows directly to the four phase VRM.
The card have dual BIOS, one is in default clock, core/memory runs at 750/950MHz, and its Overclock BIOS set the clock at 775/1000MHz. Other than normal Dual DVI output connector, theΒ card equips a extra
HDMI DisplayPort connector.
This non-ref HD 4870 is now in mass production, it will hit the shelf in early September, but still, the price is unknown.
GDDR5 memory from Qimonda
one 8015 and one 7010 fan
Two Phase VRM for memory and four Phase VRM for GPU