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(2008/01/23, Taipei) – After wooing gamers with the release of the power-packed HD3850 and
its line-up for Spring 2008: the next-generation heavy weight HD3870X2, the HD3400 and the
HD3600. This means GECUBE is now offering for the first time the full range of HD3000 graphics
cards and bringing gamers an all-new dual-core experience. The HD3870X2, HD3400 and
HD3600 are all based on the AMD 55nm chip process and use the PCI-Express 2.0 interface to
deliver the optimal graphics performance; The GECUBE HD3870X2 even combines the latest
dual-core technology with ATI CrossFireX™ and the enhanced DirectX10.1/SM4.1 standard to
achieve even more realistic visual effects. There is no better way to enjoy high-definition video
with superior image processing technology!
The GECUBE HD3870X2 series is the new performer from AMD’s new HD3000 series.
Equipped with the ATI Radeon™ R680 (55nm) graphics chip, it uses the latest dual core
technology, 1GB of high-speed GDDR3 memory and massive 512-bit memory bandwidth to
unleash the full potential of the graphics card for the best visual effects. Thanks to the use of the
PCI-Express 2.0 interface, complete support for the enhanced DirectX10.1/SM4.1 standard and
integration of the latest ATI CrossFireX™ technology, the GECUBE HD3870X2 not only delivers
the most immersive 3D gaming effects but can also easily overclock its core and memory
frequencies to 850MHz/960*2MHz.
At the same time, GECUBE’s proprietary Dual fan solution uses dual ultra-quiet 7.5cm fans and
Quad Heatpipes to deliver a superb cooling performance that keeps the HD3870X2 running cool
and quiet even at overclocked speeds. The GECUBE HD3870X2 also comes with a built-in
HDMI and 5.1 surround sound that supports HDCP, HD DVD, Blu-Ray and the latest UVD
(Unified Video Decoder) technology. This provides even more realistic and lifelike video
performance at resolutions of up to 1080p. Quad Dual-link DVI support means that it can drive
up to four different displays at the same time, allowing users to enjoy movies while playing 3D
games or running standard applications. Thanks to the new dual-core technology, Quad DVI
support, latest 24X AA (Anti-Aliasing) and high-speed 128-bit HDR (High Dynamic Range)
processing technologies, the GECUBE HD3870X2 will simply amaze you with its awe-inspiring
performance during gaming or media playback.
The GECUBE HD3600 series is equipped with the ATI Radeon™ RV635 chip, also based on the
55nm process. The card comes with an exclusive offer of 256MB and 512MB, GDDR3 memory
that together with PCI-Express 2.0 and DirectX™ 10.1 support allows the core and memory
frequencies to be easily overclocked to 800MHz/1.0*2GHz. This makes GECUBE HD3600 an
outstanding performer among its peers and the natural choice for intermediate and high-end
enthusiasts. The GECUBE HD3400 series is designed for the mainstream and performance gaming market. It uses the ATI Radeon™ RV620 chip manufactured using the 55nm chip
technology and is equipped with 512MB of DDR2 memory so even new gamers can experience
excellent video and gaming quality. Both the GECUBE HD3400 and HD3600 come with built-in
HDMI and 5.1 surround sound. HDCP, HD DVD and Blu-Ray are also supported so users can
benefit from the latest high-definition media.
The GECUBE HD3000 series includes the first ATI cards to support the latest DirectX 10.1 technology. It
offers 32-bit floating point filtering support and breaks new ground in illumination quality with the use of
Global Illumination technology, and High Dynamic Range (HDR) illumination are also boosted. The
addition of Geometry Shader technology in particular accelerates the processing of 3D effects such as
bump mapping. Graphics data can now be cycled within the graphics card itself, greatly improving the
realism of particles and shadows. Shader Model 4.1 image optimization technology is included DX10.1 as
well, allowing the GECUBE HD3000 to achieve even better levels of detail and high quality visual effects.
The GECUBE HD3000 series represents an all-new level in graphics technology and
performance. It will offer gamers a wider range of better performance options to choose from and
in the future, open up new frontiers in the graphics card market in terms of 3D gaming
performance and visual quality.