Asus today launched the new ASUS EAH5870/2DIS/1GD5 and EAH5850/2DIS/1GD5. The first in the world to utilize Voltage Tweak technology, these graphics cards enable users to boost GPU voltages via the SmartDoctor application to enjoy up to a 38% improvement in performance, according to the company.
Both graphics cards support Microsoft DirectX 11 and Windows 7. The latest 40nm process and GDDR5 memory technologies are also utilized to deliver faster processing times and general system performance. Users can even run up to three displays from a single graphics card, thanks to the native DisplayPort and Eyefinity technology. The ASUS EAH5800 Series comes specially bundled with DiRT 2 DirectX 11 game.
The ASUS EAH5870/2DIS/1GD5 and EAH5850/2DIS/1GD5 are equipped with Voltage Tweak technology, as part of the SmartDoctor application. It enables users to raise GPU voltages from 1.15V to 1.35V and from 1.088V to 1.4V respectively, boosting GPU and memory clock performance from 850 / 725 MHz to 1035 / 1050 MHz and from 4800 / 4000 MHz to 5200 / 5200 MHz respectively. Such extreme performance upgrades raise the EAH5870 and EAH5850's 3DMark Vantage Extreme Preset score from 8,087 to 9,252 and from 6501 to 8987 an unbelievable 17% and 38% improvement compared to other reference designed boards. Gamers and overclockers can also benefit from ASUS SmartDoctor, the overclocking utility that allows the tweaking of GPU voltages on the EAH5800 Series graphics cards.