Diamond HD4670 1GB - Video Card Review

Diamond Multimedia has been known for their quality manufactured PC products . Today its no different. PCWizKid reviews the latest updated version of the ATI HD4670 video card, the Diamond HD4670 1Gig version.

PCWizKid, reviews installing it, the configuration and benchmarking of the video card with a variety set of industry standard tools and PC games. PCWizKid also goes through the process of overclocking it further to show you the flexibility and your options.

Watch the complete video review of the Diamond HD4670 1GB video card

Test system specifications
- AMD Phenom X4 9950 (125W) overclocked to 3Ghz (Recommended a 2 Ghz min)
- Asus M3A78-T Motherboard
- Kingston HyperX 4GB DDR2 1066 (Diamond recommends 1GB minimum)
- Full Tower Case from Cooler Master model HAF 932 with stock fans
- 700 Watt Power Supply from Cooler Master (Recommended a 450W min)
- CPU cooler - Core-Contact Freezer from Sunbeamtech
- Ambient room temperature is 20C or 68F

Diamond HD4670 1GB Specifications and Features

GPU : HD4670
ASIC Core : RV730
Core Clock : 750 Mhz
GPU Architecture :
BUS : PCI Express x16
Ports : 2 Dual-Link DVI,Video Out [S-Video, Composite, HDTV]
Cooling : Active - FanCooler
MFG Process : 55nm fabrication process
Transistor Count : 514 million transistors on 55nm fabrication proces
Stream Processors : 320
Memory Clock : 900 Mhz
Memory Configuration : 64Mx16
Memory Type : GDDR3
Memory Bandwidth : 28.8 GB/sec
Memory Size : 1024MB
Memory Interface : 128-Bit
Direct-X : 8.0,9.0,10.0,10.1
Open GL : OpenGL 2.0
Vide Acceleration : MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, WMV9, VC-1, and H.264
Max Resolution Analog : 1600 x 1200
Max Resolution Digital : 2560 x 1600
HDR F.Point Rendering : 128
HDR Integer : 16-bit integer or floating point
Pixel Operation : 8
Standard Slot Solution : SINGLE
HDMI : HDMI 1.2 / HDMI Ready
HDMI MODE : With Dongle
Native Display Support : 10-Bit
3D Resolution : 2560 x 1600
TV-OUT Resolution : 720
Dual Display support : Hydravision 4
Holywood Q.VIDEO : YES

PCWizKid appreciated the small sized card capabilities to deliver decent frame rates and performance on the games tested at high settings. The low power consumption along with a lower price point makes this an affordable alternative for those PC Gamers looking for a solid mainstream card. The cooling is efficient and the card never reached any high thresholds when it was overclocked. The package itself is complete with all the accessories you need to enjoy its HD capabilities.

Latest pricing
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