Such things take time, though, so both products will probably linger in the market for some time to come. HIS has stated that they should be able to meet ATI’s pricing on all of these parts, which is promising. The Test A Matter of Memory: If you had 2 xfire cards then it won’t be connecting to a dvi port. If you’re wondering why the X XT MB noticed such a sharp decline in price over the past couple of weeks, the impending release of the cheaper MB version is your answer.

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You may also have noticed the X’s fancy new cooler. On a more serio ATI says it switched providers in order to get this puppy, which looks to be an improvement on the double-wide cooler used in the X and Xseries cards.

ATI’s Radeon X1950 XTX graphics cards

Keep reading for the info on ATI’s revamped lineup, including our tests of the most appealing cards for enthusiasts. With more memory bandwidth, the X XTX could outperform its predecessor, but performance isn’t what we’re mostly excited about with this card – it’s the price.

The X Pro is the first installment in the plan for a new Radeon X family to supplant the X line with faster, cheaper parts. ATI confirmed to us that you can run a pair of X CrossFire cards in CrossFire mode, raden reinforcing the fact that there’s no reason to even buy the regular card. If you had 2 xfire cards then it won’t be connecting to a dvi port.

The X XT is effectively a rebadged X Pro, and thus should offer a significant performance boost over the rest of the X family. They also let slip word of another new card coming a few weeks behind the others: The Test A Matter of Memory: Fortunately, both Diamond Multimedia c1950xtx Connect3D confirmed that they’re on track to hit that date.

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That, of course, raises an intriguing question: With five new cards being introduced, ATI rqdeon hoping to slowly phase out swpphire of its other offerings to simplify its product lineup. The rest is mostly just dance remixes.

Depending on how the rest of the manufacturers stack up, we could see some good prices next month or be sorely disappointed; at this point it’s best to be cautious with a launch so far in advance of availability. The scoop on pricing and availability Sspphire of these new cards are scheduled to become available ato online retailers on September HIS has stated that they should be able to meet ATI’s pricing on x950xtx of these parts, which is promising.

They tend to offer more graphics horsepower at lower prices, not just a torrid, syncopated rhythm from a drum sequencer. At the high end we’ve got the final two cards that round out today’s launch: We have the new X and X cards in our hot little hands for testing, but we haven’t get gotten our mitts on the other two cards ATI is cooking up.

Fresh off the announcement of its public engagement to AMD, the red team has cued up five new Radeon video cards, from the low end to the very high end, and they are all remakes of already familiar tunes. Online vendors will discount substantially off of list price, as always seems to be the case. Log in Sxpphire have an account?


ATI Radeon X XTX Specs – CNET

Unfortunately, it will take some time for all inventory to dry up, but when it does ATI hopes to have the following cards in its lineup:. This fansink still exhausts hot air out the back of the PC case, but the blower is located further inside of the sapphir, with the aim of reducing the noise that sappphire the enclosure.

You can hear the thump-thump-thump of the drum track throbbing in the background if you listen closely.

Diamond is planning a full lineup of new Radeons from top to bottom, and they were willing to divulge suggested retail pricing for those products. That’s probably just as well, since this beast is probably too fast to work well in a PCI-E-based scheme.

Both Diamond and Connect3D told us they were considering producing liquid-cooled versions of the Raeon X XTX, as well, although those products aren’t likely to arrive in the first wave of X cards. Still, the much-ballyhooed talk of six-month product cycles and the breakneck pace of change is a little bit overheated.

We’re still waiting for ATI to send us our X XT and X Pro samples, and we will follow up in the coming weeks with a look at the performance of those offerings as well. Is there an adaptor? Customize The Radeonn Report Graphics Previous page Next page.

Fortunately, in the world of video cards, remixes actually bring improvements most of the time.