Do you plan to upgrade the graphics on your current desktop? That means you can clock the core faster, which was done quite insignificantly for this model but the increase is there. ATI Technologies products Video cards. Frankly, we were shocked at the difference in performance between the two top-of-the-line, next-generation cards. Fact is that these weird manufacturers’ tricks make reviewing a graphics card rather hard. New features are always appreciated, but what every gamer wants to know is how the new cards perform.

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ATI Radeon X800 XT Platinum Edition INV # 293

With that being said, let’s start up this review beginning with a small overview of the Radeon x Pro and then the Radeon x XT Platinum Edition. We’ve seen a plague of optimizations and cheats from manufacturers that are very questionable.

Until now, power consumption has not been a significant factor with graphics cards because most PCs had enough oomph for a CPU, a graphics card, multiple hard drives, and other components.

Fact is that these weird manufacturers’ tricks make reviewing a graphics card rather hard. What’s new then you are asking? The mobile world might finally get exciting again in ATI Technologies products Video cards. Far Cry presents an extremely challenging graphics engine that is representative of the type of 3D graphics we will see in the near future.


We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Support in this table refers to the most current version. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. See article on R’s pixel shaders. Not one but two power connectors? ATI remained clear of such questionable “tricks” The card features 36 Pixel Shaders units. But given the Ultra’s extreme power requirements and the fact that new CPUs have intense wattage demands of their own, the X XT has a clear advantage.

After x8000 of finishing second to Nvidia in the race for graphics supremacy, ATI has finally handed a defeat to its rival. Our benchmarks show that the X XT is far and away the xh, beating Nvidia at every step. Nobody noticed it yet it’s there alright and now merged into the x series. This page was last edited on 31 Julyat We’ve changed, we promise. Afi Good Fastest available graphics performance; low power requirements; uses only a single expansion slot.

Don’t show this again. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. R was unable to reach high clock speeds, having been designed to reduce the cost per GPU, creating a need for new top-of-the-line core. Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price. To comply with Wikipedia’s lead section guidelinesplease consider modifying the lead to provide an accessible overview of the article’s key points in such a way that p can stand on its own as a concise version of the article.


Two new features to note with X XT are a new texture-compression technology called 3Dc, which improves the image quality of surface details, and temporal antialiasing, a new strategy for improving overall image smoothness with less of a performance drain.

Views Read Edit View history. ATI worked hard to finish up its new 80 nanometer products and despite a delay of all the 80 nanometer chips, it is finally ready in good quantities.

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I personally believe that it’s a legit optimization, as you can’t see the difference with the naked eye. Radeon X Pro MB Review So today we’ll be looking at the rather lovely Radeon X Pro from this company, a review on ATI’s latest pipe mid-range product which obviously was based off ai R silicon, and quite frankly is a very credible graphics card as you’ll learn in this article.

Do you plan xy upgrade the graphics on your current desktop? Current technologies and software. Sounds great but lacks vision. I mean come on that’s not realistic.