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Golden Systems Unveils GIGABYTE’s DisplayPort Ready Radeon™ HD 4870 Graphics Card

12-08-2008 03:54 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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The new GIGABYTE GV-R487D5-1GD Graphics Card

The new GIGABYTE GV-R487D5-1GD Graphics Card

The new Radeon™ HD 4870 Graphics Card delivers ultimate graphics performance with incredible fidelity

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 6, 2008: Golden Systems Electronics today announced the launch of GIGABYTE’s in-house designed GV-R4870 graphics card in the Middle East. The new GV-R487D5-1GD is built on the highly anticipated ATI RadeonTM HD 4870 GPU and features 1GB/256-bit high-speed GDDR5 video memory, delivering blazing-fast frame rates with enhanced, leading-edge performance for tomorrow’s demanding applications and 3D games. Featuring a wide range of the latest graphics technologies including native DisplayPort connectivity, TeraScale graphics engine, ATI CrossFireX™ support, Unified Video Decoder 2 (UVD 2) and ATI PowerPlay™ power management technology, the GIGABYTE GV-R487D5-1GD is able to push graphics performance boundaries to new heights.

“We are pleased to introduce GIGABYTE’s latest graphics card which delivers ultimate graphics performance in this region. GIGABYTE’s new GV-R487D5-1GD features ATI's all-new TeraScale graphics engine, boasting teraFLOPS of GPU computing power with 800 stream processors and nearly one billion transistors. Equipped with incredibly fast 1GB GDDR5 memory, the GV-R487D5-1GD is able to deliver nearly two times the memory bandwidth of the previous generation, allowing new levels of ultra-realistic physics gaming interaction. We are confident this card will be well received in the Middle East,” says Mr. Iman Mozaffari, Product Supervisor– Golden Systems Electronics.

In combination with 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) and high performance anisotropic filtering, the GV-R487D5-1GD is able to create true-to-life graphics effects for everything from grass to facial features, allowing users to max out the settings of the most demanding next generation games or revitalize favorite current titles. The GIGABYTE GV-R4870 also provides DirectX 10.1 graphics capabilities with support for Shader Model 4.1, to further enhance 3D gaming effects with life-like realism.

Benefiting from ATI Avivo™ HD video and display technology, the GV-R487D5-1GD fully supports UVD 2 for decoding processing-intensive content for 1080p HDTV and HD video, with additional support for dynamic contrast and enhanced DVD upscaling. The GV-R487D5-1GD is also able to take full advantage of Blu-ray functionality with dual-stream, picture-in-picture (PIP) capabilities and one-cable HDMI™ connectivity.

In order to provide the best digital audio/video interconnection between a computer and display monitor or home-theater system, the GIGABYTE GV-R487D5-1GD is capable of outputting DispalyPort signals. The new generation DisplayPort interface supports higher resolutions, richer color depth, and increased refresh rate performance, delivering 10.8Gbps of bandwidth over previous generations of connectivity options such as DVI, LVDS and VGA. With added DisplayPort connectivity on the GV-R487D5-1GD, PC gamers are able to play all the latest games on their large-screen home theater displays, providing an audio and visual experience unmatched by any of today’s console gaming systems.

To help reduce PC power consumption, the GV-R487D5-1GD features the unique GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 2 design, featuring high quality components with ultra power efficient properties. In addition, the GIGABYTE GV-R487D5-1GD features ATI PowerPlay™ technology, maximizing performance per watt by delivering the highest level of performance when needed and conserving power when the demand on the GPU is low. GIGABYTE graphics products are also 100% RoHS compliant, ensuring that from manufacturing to usage, GIGABYTE provides the greenest computing solutions with the industry’s highest power efficiency.

About GIGABYTE Upgrade Your Life
GIGABYTE, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a global leading brand in the IT industry, with employees and business channels in almost every country. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a research and development team and has since taken the lead in the world's motherboard market. On top of motherboards and graphics accelerators, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, digital home entertainment appliances, networking servers, communications, mobile and handheld devices, servicing every facet of people's lives at home or business. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with the most innovative designs and impeccable quality and services. Visit for more information.

About Golden Systems Electronics:
Golden Systems Electronics is a leading name in the IT distribution business in the Middle East. With carefully selected high quality products, GSE has been able to capture a respectable market share in the Middle East's IT market. Some of the brand names that GSE is proudly distributing are GIGABYTE, AMD, KASPERSKY, Logitech, LEADTEK, KINGMAX, NVIDIA, NEC, FSP and ATI to name a few. For further details, please visit

Media Contact:
Sina Dadras
Manager - Marketing Communications Dept
Golden Systems Electronics L.L.C.
Tel: + 971 4 3972345 ext 233

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