ATI Graphics Card

These days in the video gaming world, faster is always better and the more realistic the better. To enhance your computer’s ability to improve the graphics and game performance of video games, users of all levels have been turning to graphics cards, or graphics processing units. Many of these graphics cards carry many functions, including allowing the viewing of BlueRay movies, the integration of various technologies and, in some cases, even assisting in the analog to high definition switchover. There are many factors to consider, including platform compatibility and the speed of your processor. One card isn’t made for everyone; there are different cards to suit different skill levels, from the beginner dabbler to enthusiasts and pros. Military games right now are the most common kinda of game to necessitate graphics cards. If you go to play online, and your internet connection isn’t max speed, or your system isn’t max speed, you’re a sitting duck.

Gamers purchase ATI graphics cards to enhance their video game experience. There are several models out there, and what you purchase will depend on your level of game involvement, your budget and what you intend to do. Enthusiasts will want to consider the top of the line cards that are fast, perform well and yield the best images. Be prepared to spend hundreds of dollars. Mainstream users will want to go for the middle range, cards that let you upgrade your gaming visuals, but also let you edit videos, photos and go online. These are generally less expensive than the enthusiasts cards, up to a couple hundred at most. For those on a budget but do not need the highest quality, such as business graphics, desktop usage, surfing the web, or even outputting data for multiple monitors, then a value card for under a hundred dollars should do the trick. After the card is purchased, you will wither have to attach it to the motherboard yourself or get an expert to do it. If you think for a second that you may not be able to do it successfully, get an expert. You have to be extremely careful while inside your computer.

One of the most notable features of ATI products is CrossFireX, which allows more than one processor work together for the best possible performance. This features allows you to really stretch out your game’s capabilities. This features works on ATI products of all levels of advancement, so whether you are a new gamer or an expert, you will appreciate the capabilities.

ATI All-in-Wonder HD
The ATI All-in-Wonder HD allows you to create an all-encompassing entertainment center that includes video gaming and videos, all in high definition. For one, you can view or record live television from either analog or free high definition channels. This feature lets you tape shows and watch them whenever you want. This card also lets you optimize the quality of Blu-ray movies, or you can watch standard definition video in a quality that rivals those of high definition videos. Bright colors, sharp images and smooth motion are some of the benefits of using this GPU. As far as the gaming end of things, 3D, high definition video games get taken to a new level with this device. High speeds and realistic imagery are just some of the benefits of this graphics card. Finally, editing, creating and sharing videos all happen with the assistance of the ATI All-In-Wonder. You can even digitize home videos with this device. You can work in all kinds of formats, including DivX, MPEG and WMV9. TV shoes, videos, music and photos can be passed on to any device with a broadband Internet connection. This device’s accessory kit comes with connections for video, S-video, stereo. In some cases, this kit is sold separately. This device also can be used for the analog to digital shift.

ATI Radeon HD 4800 series
The ATI Radeon HD 4800 series, which includes the 4870, the 4850 and the 4830 allows you to play Blu Ray movies and enhance high definition content. The device can be powered with up to 1.2 teraFLOPS at speeds of up to 800 stream processors, yielding nonstop enhanced gameplay. Enhanced anti-aliasing and anisotropoc filtering technologies make the images very realistic. You can also edit videos quicjly ans edit them to your choice of format at great speeds. Makers tout this device as efficient and platform independent. Key features include TeraScale Graphics Engine, Advanced Memory, Enhanced Anti-Aliasing & Anisotropic Filtering, DirectX 10.1, CrossFireX, PCI Express 2.0., Accelerated Video Transcoding (AVT), Upscale Beyond 1080p, Enhanced DVD Upscaling, Dynamic Contrast, and Dynamic Power Management.

ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2
The ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 promises high quality performance, realistic graphics and support for a variety of platforms with a lot of precision. Features include Dual-GPU technology, more than 1 teraFLOPS and 640 stream processors, CrossFireX, HD Video Beyond 1080p, and Launch DirectX®10.1 video.

This ATI Graphics Card Review is Written/Updated on Sep 17th, 2009 and filed under Computer Hardware. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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