Today we will be taking a look at Palit's Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition graphics card, a higher-end card with several perks over the reference design that is sure to grab the attention of consumers around the globe. While it no longer holds the huge price advantage that it recently did over the GTX 260, it still has a lot to offer which we will explore today.
The HD4870 arrived in the retail package you see above. Palit's robotic frog mascot can be seen on the front, along with a sticker detailing the card inside. Around back, we find technical specifications in several different languages. Below is a list of these specs, borrowed from Palit's website.
Coming in at a great price point (under $270 as of writing), this card has certainly garnished praise from many tech sites and end users alike. Continue ahead as we begin our evaluation of the Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition graphics card.