MSI Launches the R6800 series of grapics cards
October 22, 2010 // 8:26 a.m.
Next Generation DirectX 11 and HTPC features
The world-class mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI officially launches the R6800 series of graphics cards supporting DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4a outputs. MSI introduces two models, the R6850 (R6850-PM2D1GD5) and R6870 (R6870-2PM2D1GD5) using the new AMD Radeon Barts GPU. New stereoscopic 3D formats are supported and AMD Eyefinity technology allows you to connect up to four displays on the R6870-2PM2D1GD5, providing a unique visual experience. The new MSI R6800 series of graphics card are supported by MSI’s exclusive Afterburner software, allowing fan speed control and a multitude of settings profiles to be saved. The MSI R6800 series are the epitome of next-generation immersive gaming graphics cards.
Powerful 9cm PWM fan for extra cooling
The R6850-PM2D1GD5 uses direct contact heat pipes to more efficiently cool the GPU. A 9cm PWM fan provides 50% more airflow compared to the reference design. Overall, this results in 10% lower temperatures of the graphics core. The MSI R6800 series of graphics cards leverage the unique possibilities of MSI’s exclusive Afterburner software, allowing adjustments of the fan speed depending on the card’s load. MSI Afterburner can store up to five settings profiles, allowing the user to strike the best balance between performance and a silent working environment.
Multiple Displays and the latest 3D Digital Display features
The R6870-2PM2D1GD5 allows a wide variety of display options. With two mini DisplayPort 1.2, one HDMI 1.4a and two Dual-link DVI-I connectors it ensure you can connect any screen on the market today. New features are native 3D stereoscopic formats, AMD HD3D, UltraHD resolution and 7.1 non-distortion high-quality audio format transmissions, providing the best digital home Audio/Video experience. The new R6850 allows connection of up to three Displays (one DisplayPort connector.) and the new R6870 allows up to four Displays using two DisplayPort connectors. The DisplayPort 1.2 connectors allow up to six Displays to be connected with compatible displays.
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All Solid Capacitors
To ensure the best stability, MSI’s R6800 series graphics cards use All Solid Capacitors to guarantee perfect operation under all load circumstances.