Visiontek 400326 Radeon HD 3870 Video Card - 512MB GDDR4, PCI Express 2.0, CrossFireX Ready, Dual DVI, HDTV, HDMI Support (Refurbished)

Item#:  V261-3878  | Model#: 400326  | Quality Refurbished

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Visiontek 400326 Radeon HD 3870 Video Card (Refurbished)
The VisionTek ATI Radeon HD 3870 allows you to experience the power of HD with graphics processing designed for how you work and play. Advance to the next generation of HD game performance and life-like realism thanks to DirectX® 10.1 capabilities and plug-and-play ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU upgradeability. Watch the latest Blu-ray and HD-DVD videos in full 1080p HD - and upscale beyond - without placing huge demands on your CPU. Enjoy break-through efficiency with more processing performance per watt and energy-saving features to help save you money.

HD Gaming in the Next Generation
Advance to the next generation of gaming with incredible performance, life-like graphics and support for the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1. With 320 stream processors and PCI Express® 2.0 support, you're ready for the most demanding titles. And thanks to plug-and-play ATI CrossFireX™ upgradeability, it is easy to turbo-charge your 3D performance.

HD Video Beyond 1080p
The latest Blu-ray and HD DVD movies play smoothly at full 1080p and your CPU is unbound for other tasks thanks to the Unified Video Decoder. Enjoy ultimate image quality with resolutions upscaled beyond1080p for the most processing-intensive content. And with a choice of digital outputs, you have more options when enjoying your digital entertainment.


Before you buy - make sure your motherboard is compatible with this video card. For example, PCI Express video cards won't work with motherboards designed only for AGP or PCI video cards, and vice versa. Please read the specifications carefully or call us for expert advice.

ATI CrossFireX™ Technology™
Expand and conquer! ATI CrossFireX™ is the ultimate scalable Multi-GPU solution that allows up to 4 graphics units installed in a system using AMD’s motherboard.

- More horsepower for game playing
- Allows gamers to scale performance according to their budget
- Multi-display support (up to 8 monitors)
- Easy plug-and-play upgradeability for even better 3D performance
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DirectX 10.1 Technology
Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 is the latest application programming interface from Microsoft that unlocks the state of the art in GPU technology, represented by the ATI Radeon™ HD 3800 series. Key features include an updated shader model, improved anti-aliasing support, more flexible data access, and tighter specifications for better application compatibility. These features will enable exciting new techniques, such as real-time global illumination, that will define the future direction of interactive 3D graphics. (requires Windows Vista SP1and 10.1 compatible hardware for full features)

AVIVO™ HD
ATI Avivo™ HD is AMD’s new reference for advanced HD image processing, delivering cool and quiet full-spec HD disc playback with hardware-based Unified Video Decoding (UVD) capability*, built-in HDMI with multi-channel HD surround audio, and support for high-quality connectivity with multiple HDTVs and displays.

Shader Model 4.1 Technology
Get your box geared up for the future of games with blazing fast shader performance and watch your characters sweat with Shader Model 4.1

HDMI Support
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first and only industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. By delivering crystal-clear, all-digital audio and video via a single cable, HDMI dramatically simplifies cabling and helps provide consumers with the highest-quality home theater experience. Built-in HDMI with multi-channel 5.1 surround audio.

Blu-Ray and HD DVD Support
Features hardware HD video processing and HDMI with built-in 5.1 surround audio ATI Avivo™ HD technology delivers sharp images and vibrant color fidelity from 1080p playback of Blu-ray™ and HD DVDs movies.

PCI Express 2.0 Support
PCI Express Base 2.0 specification doubles the interconnect bit rate from 2.5 GT/s to 5 GT/s in a seamless and compatible manner. The performance boost to 5 GT/s is by far the most important feature of the PCI Express 2.0 specifications. It effectively increases the aggregate bandwidth of a 16-lane link to approximately 16 GB/s. The higher bandwidth will allow product designers to implement narrower interconnect links to achieve high performance.


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Features

  • PCI Express® 2.0 - Now you are ready for the most demanding graphics applications thanks to PCI Express 2.0 support, which allows up to twice the throughput of current AMD PCI Express cards.
  • Incredible performance - You'll be blown away by life-like graphics from the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 games, with stunning 3D graphics and shading effects.
  • 320 stream processors - More than enough horsepower to support the most demanding graphics applications.
  • ATI CrossFireX™ - Upgrade to even greater 3D performance quickly and easily thanks to plug-and-play ATI CrossFireX technology with up to quad-GPU support.
  • Unified Video Decoder - Enjoy the latest Blu-ray and HD DVD movies with a dedicated hardware video decoder that leaves your CPU unbound to do other tasks.
  • Ultimate Image Quality - Performance that rivals high end HD-DVD and Blu-ray players on displays with resolutions that exceed 1080p - up to 2560x1600
  • Integrated Digital Outputs - Enjoy all your digital content the way you want to, with built-in HDMI and DVI output capability.
  • More processing performance per watt - the ATI Radeon™ HD 3870 delivers up to twice the Gigaflops per watt of previous generations of AMD GPUs.
  • Better value- the ATI Radeon™ HD 3870 delivers up to twice the Gigaflops per dollar of previous generations of high-end AMD GPUs.
  • ATI PowerPlay™ Technology- power saving features that reduce power consumption at idle or during low-usage
  • Runs cool and quiet - With a smaller chip designed to use less power, your system can take advantage of high-end Windows Vista® features while running more efficiently and quieter than ever.
  • Introducing a breakthrough for the playback of Blu-ray™ and HD DVD discs.

Minimum System Requirements

  • PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
  • 450 Watt or greater power supply with 75 Watt 6-pin PCI Express® power connector recommended (550 Watt for ATI CrossFireX™ with two 6-pin connectors)
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://ati.amd.com/certifiedPSU for a list of Certified products
  • 1GB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive
  • Blu-ray™ / HD DVD playback requires Blu-ray / HD DVD drive
  • For a complete ATI CrossFireX™ system, a second ATI Radeon™ HD 3870 graphics card, an ATI CrossFireX Ready motherboard and one ATI CrossFireX Bridge Interconnect cable per board (included) are required
  • Operating System:
    • Windows Vista (all versions)
    • Windows XP
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition

THIS PRODUCT IS REFURBISHED
The terms refurbished and recertified are used interchangeable to describe products that manufacturers refurbished, inspected, brought back to original manufacturer’s specification then tested and repackaged for sale. Some manufacturers refurbish products themselves and others use a qualified third party refurbisher. Refurbished products represent a great value and we offer them with confidence knowing that every refurbished product was tested at least twice, once when it was first manufactured and again during the refurbishing process. Refurbished products are warranted by either the original manufacturer or the manufacturer’s third party refurbisher. Warranty terms applicable to refurbished products may vary; see below for specific warranty information and consider purchasing an extended service plan if you desire even more coverage.

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  • Manufactured by: VisionTek
    Warranty provided by: VisionTek
    Limited Warranty: 36 months parts; 36 months labor
    Mfg Part No: 400326
    UPC No: 784090026651
    Box Size: ( Length:10, Width:8, Depth:2)
    Shipping Weight: 2.0500 pound(s)
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