2 new Gigabyte graphics cards also arrived at ATF Multimedia. The new
Gigabyte GV-RX80256D, is based on the ATi Radeon X800 chipset. Priced at $ 499,
this card comes with oversized heatsinks, and heatpipes, for fanless operations.

gigabyte X800 A Walk About in SLS (4 6 2005)

The card from the top. Large heatsinks similar to Gigabyte’s X800XL card we
found sometime ago.

 

gigabyte X800 2 A Walk About in SLS (4 6 2005)

The flip side of the card. Huge solid heatsink here!

 

gigabyte X800 3 A Walk About in SLS (4 6 2005)

The connectors on the card. Standard VGA, TV Out, and DVI.

 

gigabyte X800 4 A Walk About in SLS (4 6 2005)

A look at the heatpipes. These heatpipes would transfer heat from the
heatsinks on the core, the the rear of the card, which has a bigger heatsink.
This will effectively double the surface area for heat dissipation.

 

gigabyte X800 5 A Walk About in SLS (4 6 2005)

A peep under the heatsink. Samsung 2.0ns GDDR 3 memory on this card.

 

gigabyte X800 6 A Walk About in SLS (4 6 2005)

The very very large packaging box for this card.