AMD officially launches its Radeon HD 7850 1GB GPU
Although a few months AMD gave the green light to its partners to initiate the production of video cards based on GPU Pitcairn Pro “Radeon HD 7850″ with 1GB (standard version incorporates 2GB ). Finally amd today presents itself officially.
The new video cards based on AMD Radeon hd 7850 gpu with 1GB of VRAM have exactly the same specifications as their sisters with 2GB, differing only by having less than 1GB memory, which allows AMD to slightly reduce the price of the cards reference video equipped with this GPU to $229, $20 less than their sisters with 2GB (U.S. $249).
The price difference compared to her sister with 2GB is not much, but both offer the same performance in Full HD 1080p resolutions at higher resolutions the additional GB 2GB version would be imposed in theory.
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