Using high quality components on graphics cards is the key factor for having a long lasting, stable and reliable product. GIGABYTE is again setting a new standard by using Ferrite Core Chokes, Low RDS (on) MOSFET and Lower ESR Solid Capacitors, providing the stability and reliability from their high-end graphics solution. In addition, GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 2 Edition graphics cards now feature a sophisticated layout topology. This state-of-the-art power design from GIGABYTE delivers the ideal integration of thermal, electric characteristics, digital signals, power circuitry and optimum placement of components for enhanced graphics performance.
Ultra Cooling - Low RDS(on) MOSFET Design
Low Power Loss - Ferrite Core Choke Design
Longer Life - All-Solid Capacitor Design
WINDFORCETM 2X: Anti-turbulence Cooling
The special inclined dual fan design effectively minimizes the flow of turbulence between two fans and enhances heat dissipation of hot area right underneath each fan. By unique design, WINDFORCETM 2X even enlarges air channel on the graphics card vents and creates a more effective air flow system in chassis. This special design helps heat dissipate quickly from GPU. In addition, WINDFORCETM 2X is equipped with 2 copper heat-pipes which strengthen the speed of heat dissipation.
Supporting multiple independent display outputs simultaneously, AMD Eyefinity technology delivers innovative graphics display capabilities enabling massive desktop workspaces and ultra-immersive visual environments for the ultimate panoramic computing experience.
AMD EyeSpeed technology helps you: ¦Enjoy beautifully rich and clear video playback when streaming from the web ¦Take in your favorite movies in stunning, stutter-free HD quality ¦Run multiple applications smoothly at maximum speed ¦Enjoy lightning fast game play and realistic physics effects
Multiply and Conquer with Multi-GPU Performance:CrossFire’s “supertiling” GPU sharing speeds rendering by evenly dividing the graphics processing, intelligently alternating the rendering workload to each Radeon GPU for efficient load balancing, and optimized performance.CrossFire boosts image quality along with rendering speed, eliminating the need to crank down screen resolutions to get the high image quality you want.CrossFire supports a wide range of ATI-based graphics cards and motherboards, and offers compatibility with a broad array of third party components for a flexible and robust solution.
Avivo™could provide vibrant high fidelity, flawlessly smooth next-generation video playback. Avivo™ technology easily allows your PCs to become digital home media center by its compelling video pipeline design that comprises the latest high definition video hardware acceleration, including H.264 and WMV9.
Microsoft Windows 7 is the next generation operating system that will mark a dramatic improvement in the way the OS takes advantage of the graphics processing unit (GPU) to provide a more compelling user experience. By taking advangate of the GPU for both graphics and computing, Windows 7 will not only make todays's PCs more visual and more interactive but also ensure that they have the speed and responsiveness customers want
- by David_W @Mar 19, 2012
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"Throughout our suite of benchmarks the card either toppled the GTX570 or came very close to doing so which is a great result for the diminutive card. It does this while being the coolest card on test along with being one of the most power efficient and for the most part, it was also the quietest."
"Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 OC WindForce 2x (GV-R785OC-2GD) graphics card surprised us with just how quiet it is, whether it’s idle or working hard. Although it’s a graphics card with a 115MHz GPU overclock, WindForce 2x has no trouble keeping it cool and temperature didn’t go over 56°C."
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I bought this card to upgrade my GPU in my SG07B box.
I get great performance out of my current games and installation was pretty much a breeze. I highly recommend for people that dont want to break the bank for a new card yet have some power under the hood ;)
I haven't had any problems with this card, installed the drivers and it was simply plug and play. I managed to PM this card for $185 and it's an awesome price for the features it had. Runs pretty much any game buttery smooth. I love the fans on it and is very quiet.
Recommended for anyone looking for a budget video card.
For a $200 card, the Gigabyte 7850 OC is very good. While it seems most people can take this card to around 1050 core/1350 mem with no voltage changes, it becomes unstable at clocks beyond that. Having said that, it is an excellent performer even at its stock OC, let alone at 1050/1350. Simply put, this is one of the best AMD cards you can get for great performance at an affordable price. Although it may not be the best overclocker, a base clock of 975MHz/1200MHz and complete stability up to 1050MHz/1350MHz has proved impressive enough in-game.
Got this to replace an aging HD 4870 that had trouble maxing out newer games (*cough* Skyrim *cough*). No such problem anymore, everything runs on absolutely maximum in Skyrim, Far Cry 3 and everything else I've tried so far (except AA which I leave at 4X cause it looks better).
Good card, the twin fan are relatively low noise. Did not monitor the temp while gaming but the exhaut did not seem that hot. Play wall all my recent games, utilise only 1 PCIE 6 pin power.
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