Diamond Multimedia Viper HD 3870 User Manual

Viper hd 3870, Overview, The world fastest graphics card

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HD 3870


512 MB

Slot Type:



x2 Dual Link DVI +
HDTV-out with VIVO*

(HDMI support via adapter)

Viper HD 3870

The World Fastest Graphics Card


The Diamond Viper HD 3800 Series of GPUs allow 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.

• Superscale unified shader architecture
• PCI Express 2.0 support
• 320 Unified Stream Processors
• 256-bit memory interface
• Direct X 10.1 / Shader Model 4.1 / OpenGL 2.0
• ATI Crossfire X Multi-GPU Support for highly

scalable performance

• Up to four GPU support with an AMD 790FX

based motherboard

• High-speed 128-bit-HDR (High Dynamic Range)


• Up to 24x Custom Filter Anti-Aliasing
• 55nm process technology
• ATI Avivo HD Video and Display Technology
• Game Physics processing capability
• Up to 24X Custom Filter Anti-Aliasing
• Built-in HDMI with Multi-channel 5.1 surround


• Support for the ATI Radeon DVI to HDMI


• Unified Video Decoder (UVD) for Blu-ray and HD


• ATI PowerPlay energy conserving technology
• RoHS compliant
• Build in HDCP Support
• Windows Vista™ 3D environment Support

• GPU: Radeon™ 3870
• Bus Type: PCI-Express
• Core Clock: 775 MHZ
• Memory Size: 512MB
• Memory Configuration: 16Mx32


• Memory Interface: 256-Bit
• Memory Speed: 1200 MHz
• Two Dual Link DVI + HDTV-Out

(HDMI support VIA Adapter)

System Requirements
• Windows


XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2)

• Windows



• Windows


Vista™ Ready

• AMD Athlon®; or Intel® Pentium®4
• 512MB of system memory; 1GB or more for best


• Optical drive for installation software (CD-ROM or

DVD-ROM drive).

• 480MB available hard disk space
• A 450 Watt or greater (650 for CrossFire™) power

supply recommended

Package Includes
• Diamond Viper ATI Radeon™ HD 3870 graphics card
• Quick Start Guide
• DVI - VGA adapter
• DVI - HDMI adapter
• Crossfire Bridge Interconnect
• S-video to HDTV (7pin)
• S-video
• Install CD (With Catalyst™ drivers 3D Mark'06 Demo

and DVD playback software)

Diamond, Diamond Multimedia, Viper and Stealth are registered trademarks of Diamond Multimedia. ©2007 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., ATI, the ATI logo,

Avivo, Catalyst, CrossFire, HyperMemory, and Radeon are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.. All other trademarks are property of their respective

owners. © 2007 Diamond Multimedia. All rights reserved.



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