BIOSTAR Launches HD 4890 Graphic Card

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Taipei, Taiwan — April 8, 2009 – BIOSTAR Corporation, a leading manufacturer of graphics cards worldwide, today announced the newest addition to the award-winning HD4800 series, the HD4890. As the most powerful single GPU (graphics processing unit) video card available in the BIOSTAR lineup, the HD4890 and its advanced technology will bring enthusiast gamers unparalleled scalable gaming performance.


With its 800 stream processors, 850MHz GPU and memory clock speeds (respectively) and supports up to 3.9Gbs data rates using the fastest GDDR5 memory available, the BIOSTAR HD 4890 has raised the performance bar even higher in the series. BIOSTAR HD4890 delivers the ultimate performance to gamers who’re pursuing extreme experience.

The BIOSTAR HD4890 supports DirectX® 10.1, PCI-Express® 2.0 and ATI CrossFireX™ technology, allowing gamers to build systems and upgrade to make the most of the latest in computer technology. Support for Shader Model 4.1, Universal Video Decode 2, and built-in HDMI with 7.1 surround sound audio help deliver the total package of lifelike visual experience in games and high-definition

  • New standards are set for visual realism and quality, performance, and video functionality
  • Designed for the next-generation Microsoft “Windows 7” operating system
  • Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1 support
  • PCI Express 2.0 x16 bus interface
  • 2nd generation Unified Video Decoder (UVD 2)
  • Enabling hardware decode acceleration of H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2
  • Each supports 18-, 24-, and 30-bit digital displays at all resolutions up to 1920×1200 (single-link DVI) or 2560×1600 (dual-link DVI)2
  • ATI CrossFireX™Multi-GPU Technology6
  • ATI PowerPlay™ Technology5
  • HDMI output support
  • Two integrated 400MHz 30-bit RAMDACs
  • ATI Avivo™ HD Video and Display Platform1
  • 128-bit floating point precision for all operations