In a couple of cases, mainly in Bioshock and World in Conflict, the extra frame buffer made a noticeable impact on our gaming experience and allowed us to play much more comfortably at the x settings than on any other single-GPU AMD graphics card. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. Best value in mid-level to lower high-level vid cards compare to GTX. My old Nvidia card is soooo much smaller than this. See questions and answers. Coupons are subject to change without notice. I’ll be honest I think some of the problems some people are having with this card are easy fixes, that people don’t want to have to think through.

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Diamond Radeon HD 1GB Graphics Card Review | PC Perspective

The Diamond Viper Radeon HD 1GB card includes this new cooler that uses a copper heatsinks with heatpipes distributing the energy across an array of fins while the large fan on the back pulls in cooler air from the case, across the heatsink, and out the back of the double slot configuration.

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Be the first to review this item. There was a problem completing your request. Bought this one to replace a and am very happy with the purchase.

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Write your own review. If, so please take a few moments to write your rating and review. There are faster, and more expensive.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Drivers can easily be found through google. Best value in mid-level to lower high-level vid cards compare to GTX. But those are cheap.

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This includes the ability to convert the DVI ports to HDMI outputs with the diamoond adapter as well as natively passing audio through the HDMI port via the integrated sound codec built into the cards as well. The Diamond Radeon HD 1GB card performed pretty well in our various gaming tests even though its relative results compared to our reference MB version of the HD weren’t nearly as impressive as we’d hoped.

With the most recent HD card releases, including the Visiontek review we recently postedAMD and its partners have revised the cooler to be a bit quieter and slightly more efficient as well.


I am running water cooling so its kinda hard to switch it to another computer. Intel Core 2 Quad 3.

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Very WEIRD video card problem 3870 HD

With the exceptions of Call of Juarez and World in Conflict, the BFG card is actually a better performer across the board even with just half of the total frame buffer to power it. The second card works just fine, The system only recognized 1 of the 3870hv which is the diamond 2nd card.

Runs really fast; compared towas only 4 frames per second slower. Think I’m going to Crossfire them.

Diamond Radeon HD 3870 1GB Graphics Card Review

Write a product review. I knew it was big when I ordered it. Be careful as drivers are no longer supported. The only exception is that Diamond has slightly overclocked this card to squeeze out every bit of performance available to it.