Category: Video and Graphic Cards
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Not specified
Operating System: 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: GL4 / Not specified
The GL4 requires power from an auxiliary that passes through a splitter power cable which is very common for graphics cards that perform at high speeds. The power budgets for the PCI interface which is mandatory to have an extra power support so as to ensure that the card at all times performs at the recommended rate. The GL4 mother board has been designed with a large cooling metallic apparatus that performs at an amazing rate that keeps the GL4 at normal operating temperature. The GL4 produces little or no noise at all thanks to the audible technology incorporated in the card the GL4's printed circuit board is half populated with massive chips that are well placed leaving some perfect space for the eye catching red color of the card. The Card incorporates Fire GL V7100 that has accommodation for 512MB memory.
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The GL4 has two video outputs of DVI-I which is a single dual link that works with a 3 pin stereo output with the help of shutter glasses. The DVI dual ink is a connector that helps in the faster processing of information. The board has a tiny switch on the back of board that is covered with undocumented state so the user has actually to look for it. The graphics cards can be used by serious gamers and those into 3D images and animation. The card is compatible with Microsoft Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP. It requires a machine that is operating at a minimum random access memory of 512 MB and a processor speed of 2.0 GHZ. This allows the card to work at the recommended rate thus avoiding any graphical hitches. The card works perfect for animators who are working with movie like graphics. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ATI Fire GL4 Video Accelerator errors before installing any driver updates.