"Last month we reviewed the ATI FirePro V8800, which is the
newest ultra high-end workstation graphics card from AMD that is
based upon the Evergreen graphics processor found in the
consumer-grade Radeon HD 5000 series. We were blown away by the
performance of the FirePro V8800 and then we subsequently reviewed
the FirePro V3800 and FirePro V5800 when they launched later in the
month. The FirePro V3800 was designed for entry-level workstation
customers while the V5800 was to fill the mid-range void. For those
looking into an entry-to-mid-range or high-end workstation graphics
card, today we are completing our look at AMD's Evergreen-based
FirePro family with a review of the ATI FirePro V4800 and ATI
"While the FirePro V8800 is able to drive four independent
displays, the FirePro V7800 can only power up to three displays
using ATI Eyefinity technology. The FirePro V7800 is a single-slot
graphics card and has a rated power consumption of less than 150
Watts. Like the V8800, the V7800 boasts 2GB of GDDR5 video memory,
albeit it is clocked less at 1.00GHz but to provide a peak memory
bandwidth of 128GB/s. The FirePro V7800 is based upon the Cypress
Pro GPU with the consumer equivalent being the ATI Radeon HD 5850.
The core clock for the Cypress Pro running in the V7800 is 700MHz.
This graphics card boasts 1440 stream processors and
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