Diamond Multimedia, a maker of PC graphics cards and other products, announced today PCI Express 2.0 graphics cards which host new AMD/ATI graphics CPUs. The Radeon HD3850 and HD3870 cards are priced at around $180 and $230 respectively.
The ATI Radeon HD3850 card is what is described as the single slot core model with 256MB of DDR3 memory and a clock speed of 668 MHz. The HD3870 is the dual slot version, with 512MB of DDR4 memory and a clock speed of 775 MHz. The HD3800 series, as this cards are known as, uses ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technology “to simplify installation of up to four compatible cards.”