Prepare to experience a riveting high-definition gaming experience with the Sapphire Toxic Radeon HD 5850 graphics processors. Expand your visual real estate across up to three displays and get lost in the action with revolutionary ATI Eyefinity Technology. Using ATI Stream technology, accelerate even the most demanding applications and do more than ever with your PC. The first to deliver full support for Microsoft DirectX 11, these GPUs enable rich, realistic visuals and explosive HD gaming performance so you can dominate the competition.
With the support for AMD CrossFireX technology, two high-speed connectors on each card allow two or more cards to be used together for enhanced performance when installed in a CrossFireX compatible motherboard. The Sapphire Toxic Radeon HD 5850 also incorporates the latest ATI Avivo HD technology for enhanced video display, and features a second generation built-in UVD 2 (Unified Video Decoder 2) for the hardware accelerated decoding of Blu-ray and HD video content for VC-1, H.264 and MPEG-2 codecs, considerably reducing CPU load. The card’s HDMI and DisplayPort connectors supports multi-channel audio formats and combines audio and video output on a single cable for direct connection to an HDMI ready or DisplayPort ready display, eliminating cable clutter and immersing you into rich, detailed, clear video and audio.
TeraScale 2 Graphics Engine The new TeraScale 2 engine combines over 2 teraFLOPs of graphics processing power, 1440 stream processors and next generation GDDR5 memory, so you can enjoy the high resolutions and seamless frame rates previously only available with dual-card systems.
Full Microsoft DirectX 11 Support The new DirectX 11 GPU with full Shader Model 5.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.
ATI Eyefinity Technology ATI Eyefinity advanced multiple-display technology launches a new era of panoramic computing, helping to boost productivity and multitasking with innovative graphics display capabilities supporting massive desktop workspaces, creating ultra-immersive computing environments with super-high resolution gaming and entertainment, and enabling easy configuration and supporting up to three independent display outputs simultaneously.
ATI Stream Technology ATI Stream technology is a set of advanced hardware and software technologies that enable AMD graphics processors (GPU), working in concert with the system’s central processor (CPU), to accelerate many applications beyond just graphics. This enables better balanced platforms capable of running demanding computing tasks faster than ever.
ATI Avivo HD Integrated into ATI's next-generation ATI Radeon HD graphics processors, ATI Avivo HD is AMD's new reference for advanced HD image processing, delivering flawless smooth HD video playback with hardware-based Unified Video Decoding 2 (UVD 2) capability. ATI Avivo HD also introduces a new era in PC to CE connectivity with built-in HDMI and multi-channel surround audio, which enables a truly easy, one-cable connection to your big-screen TV or home theatre receiver.
ATI CrossFireX ATi CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform, enabling two or more discrete graphics processors to work together for boosted system performance and a breakthrough gaming experience.
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