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Diamond Radeon HD 4870 X2 750MHZ 2GB GDDR5 2XDVI PCI-E Video Card

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   Shipping Weight:   4 lbs
   Part #: 4870X2PE52G

Features    [ Edit | History ]

The ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card allows you to experience the power of HD with graphics processing designed for how you work and play. The Diamond Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card delivers outstanding performance at a great price. Watch the latest Blu-ray and HD-DVD videos in full 1080p HD and upscale beyond - without placing huge demands on your CPU.

Quick Specs:
Package Contents
  • Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card
  • Quick start guide
  • Installation CD
  • S-Video cable
  • CrossFire Bridge Interconnect
  • Component HDTV adapter
  • DVI-to-VGA adapter
  • DVI-to-HDMI adapter
Host Interface PCI Express 2.0 x16
Platform Supported PC
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Standard Memory 2 GB
Thickness 1.5"
Weight (Approximate) 2.75 lb
API Supported DirectX 10.1 OpenGL 2.0
Length 10.5"
Memory Speed 1800 MHz
Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1600
Memory Technology GDDR5 SDRAM
Height 4.4"
HDCP Supported Yes
Bus Width 512 bit
Multi-GPU Technology CrossFireX
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS
RAMDAC Speed 400 MHz
Analog Signal Yes
Digital Signal Yes
Number of Monitors Supported 2
Dual Link DVI Supported Yes
Chipset Manufacturer ATI
Chipset Model 4870 X2
Chipset Line Radeon
Chipset Series HD 4000
Number of DVI Outputs 2
GPU Clock 1.50 GHz

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
General Information  
     Brand Name: DIAMOND
     Manufacturer: Diamond Multimedia, USA
     Manufacturer Part Number: 4870X2PE52G
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Package Type: Retail
     Product Name: Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card
     Product Type: Graphic Card
     Dual Link DVI Supported: Yes
     DVI: Yes
     Host Interface: PCI Express 2.0 x16
     Number of DVI Outputs: 2
     Bus Width: 512 bit
     Memory Speed: 1800 MHz
     Memory Technology: GDDR5 SDRAM
     Standard Memory: 2 GB
     Additional Information:
  • Built-in HDMI with multi-channel 7.1 surround audio
  • Up to four GPU support with an AMD 790FX based motherboard
  • Active fan cooling

     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
     Green Compliant: Yes
     Package Contents:
  • Radeon HD 4870 X2 Graphics Card
  • Quick start guide
  • Installation CD
  • S-Video cable
  • CrossFire Bridge Interconnect
  • Component HDTV adapter
  • DVI-to-VGA adapter
  • DVI-to-HDMI adapter

     Platform Supported: PC
     System Requirements:
  • PCI Express based PC with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
  • Minimum Intel 2.0 Celeron, Pentium Intel Duo, AMD 3800+ or higher
  • 2.0 Ghz or faster speed CPU
  • Optical drive
  • DVD drive
  • Blu-ray / HD DVD drive
  • 480MB available hard disk space
  • 2GB of system memory recommended
  • Certified power supplies are recommended
  • 550 Watt or greater power supply with 75 Watt 6-pin and 8-pin PCI Express power connector recommended
  • 660 Watt or greater power supply with 75 Watt 6-pin and 8-pin PCI Express power connector recommended for dual ATI CrossFireX
  • Additional ATI Radeon HD 4800 series graphics card(s), an ATI CrossFireX Ready motherboard and one ATI CrossFireX Bridge Interconnect cable per board for a complete ATI CrossFireX system
  • Digital flat-panel (DFP) displays or DVI-I Compatible or digital CRT display or high-resolution VGA monitor

Operating System(s):

  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32/64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows MCE

Physical Characteristics  
     Height: 4.4" (111.8 mm)
     Length: 10.5" (266.7 mm)
     Thickness: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
     Weight (Approximate): 1.25 kg
Processor & Chipset  
     Chipset Line: Radeon
     Chipset Manufacturer: ATI
     Chipset Model: 4870 X2
     Chipset Series: HD 4000
     GPU Clock: 1.50 GHz
     Number of Stream Processors: 1600
Technical Information  
     Analog Signal: Yes
     API Supported: DirectX 10.1
OpenGL 2.0
     Digital Signal: Yes
     Dual RAMDAC: Yes
     HDCP Supported: Yes
     Maximum Resolution: 2560 x 1600
     Multi-GPU Technology: CrossFireX
     Number of Monitors Supported: 2
     RAMDAC Speed: 400 MHz
     Shader Model: 4.1
     Limited Warranty: 1 Year

Diamond 4870X2PE52G Customer Reviews

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Experience: 1 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Very Fast!
Can run any game full out!
Power usage
Runs hot
Fans a little loud, but whatever, gotta cool it some how.
This is the best card I have gotten! So fast!

I up the fan to 38% and it dropped temps to around 43 idle and around 70 full out. Having a high air flow case is a most with this card.

All and all I would recommend this card to anyone!

Experience: 5 Months
 Verified Owner
Fastest Card out there, and having two of them is even Better
ATI has yet to enable the side port feature which will reportedly increase the performace of these cards even more
Cooling is lacking
Well waiting a long time for these babies, and it weas worth the wait. I have two of these in crossfire, and games never looked better,

Drivers are better now, and still expect some updates from ATI, but I have not seen any BSODs lately from ATI's drivers.

As many high end GPU cards go, these babies put off alot of heat, which much of it gets dumped into the computer. I had to run the desktop with the side covers off to keep the heat levels down.

I have sinced replaced the stock cooling with two Koolance Water blocks, and the temps are now a stable 40 degrees under load.

Experience: 2 Days
As you all know...high resolution,all effects on, still run games smoothly.
hot! loud fan!
the best single card in the market. Bought it on Saturday sale while it was 499. Hope this card can last me a while before DX11 card release. Upgraded from 8800GTS g92 to this one, the picture quality is better, and of couses games run smoother. I hope the price will not drop  a lot on boxing day. =D

Experience: 6 Weeks
 Verified Owner
- Price ($499 after MIR) was good
- Fan is loud when it approaches max
Use this and a 32" Sharp 1080p HDTV as my monitor. The card might be overkill for a lowly 1920x1080 resolution, and at this res it handles everything thrown at it with ease.

Had to update  the BIOS on my Asus Maximus Formula to get this card to work. Before update  there would be no video signal.

Overall, considering the price now is $200 more, I'm happy with the card.

Experience: 3 Days
 Verified Owner
fast smooth, can't tell you how loud it is becasue water is on it
none....well drivers in xp only use one gpu but in vista 64 everything is great.
This card rocks so far playing everything on max settings on a 24in benq lcd 1920x1200 with aa maxed smooth as silk added ek nickel block to the card and temps are 30c idle 40c loaded. absolutely no problems. There is a way of enabling both gpus in xp just got to google for a solution

Experience: 30 Days
 Verified Owner
great graphics, playable frame rates in crysis, good for benchmarking/performance
cost, heat, having to create  fan profiles, catalyst control center
Right off the bat I had some issues getting the card started, the manual said you can run it off of 2 6 pin connectors, but mine required the 8 pin also before it would boot... after that, CCC often crashes. However, gameplay is smooth and looks good... pretty fast card.

Experience: 3 Weeks
-incredibly powerful
-runs at a decent temperature
-best video card going atm
-drivers a bit wonky in Vista 64bit
I have to say that this cards is well beyond what I expected. So far I have run everything at 2560x1600 on my Smasung 305T without a single hiccup. The card has no equal at this time without a doubt. To be truthfull the stock fan is quite loud but it's a comprimise I am willing to live with. I also had a problem with the ATI reference driver the first time around but a quick Google search got me going in no time. I'd purchase again for sure.

Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Space savings over 2 hd4870's, seems much quieter than single 4870's, fewer power connectors needed which means less clutter, sweet black PCB and gunmetal port plate, has future sideport GPU to GPU functionality onboard, sweet NCIX price n 525 bucks.
Very minor stuff...not much in the way of included software, card is quite heavy due to the heatsinks, took me some fiddling to get it to work right (had to completely remove all traces of former catalyst software)
I'm one proud pappa! I had a pair of 4870's in xfire and decided to upgrade to save some space and clutter in my case...not to mention braggin' rights to 2 Gig's of GDDR5! This thing looks like Darth Vadar's pissed off illegitimate son! Real Bad A$$!! Handles everything I throw at it without a hiccup and runs much quieter than my pair of 4870's did. The GPU temps are showing an improvement over the single 4870's I had too! Just a warning to those thinking about this card...make sure your PSU can handle it (I got a HX1000 so I'm covered...but I'm sure that's just overkill) and that you have a robust and fast CPU to feed this monster. Best darn graphics card purchase I've ever made! I love this puppy and am glad ATI are finally back in the game!

Experience: 4 Days
 Verified Owner
Very powerful. destroys any game i throw at it even.
none so far, will have to see Customer service experience at diamond.

little loud
got it for surprise sale at 525, amazing ncix deal.

Very satisfied with product. So far it can play G.R.I.D., and COD 4 at over constant 60 fps with at least 4x aa

Experience: 4 Days
 Verified Owner
-Very Fast
-Great for high resolutions
-High power use
Overall one of the most satisfying video purchases for me since the 9700pro. Very fast at 1920x1200, even in supposedly gpu destroying games like stalker clear sky (which just needs a couple minor tweaks to run 100% better in dx10 mode even at 1920x1200 on this card.) Got this on a sale for almost 100 bucks off, currently on yet another ncix sale and a very good purchase. Just have a good power supply to feed it. I went over the top with a 1000w but an 800 should even suffice.

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This or 2 Diamond 4870 512mb (SquareP- Jan 21, 09, 9 Replies) Read this message
Price Cut? (Justin Cider- Jan 11, 09, 4 Replies) Read this message
Would an Athlon 6000 x2 bottleneck this? (Michael_P- Jan 09, 09, 29 Replies) Read this message
Red and green dots all over the screen. (assda_a- Jan 03, 09, 14 Replies) Read this message
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Hot? (John_R- Nov 07, 08, 6 Replies) Read this message
What's the best driver for this card? (Scootro- Nov 05, 08, 2 Replies) Read this message
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