The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Note some details in the pictures above. Sounds great but lacks vision. 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.

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Unaware of ATI’s new specs, we feared these extreme wattage demands represented the beginning of a cumbersome new era in performance computing, one bristling with heat sinks, nitrogen cooling, and minivan-size PC cases. Don’t show this again. We’ve changed, we promise. Like many classic dramas, power and greed are at the forefront of platinim heated competition.

Note some details in the pictures above. The Pro is probably the more exciting card for most folks, since its price is a little less stratospheric. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. The GeForce Ultra is a massive chip with a sweet sixteen pixel pipelines and out-of-this-world performance several steps beyond ATI’s previous top-end chip, the Radeon XT. Not so with the X XT. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Views Read Edit View history.


After years of finishing second to Nvidia in the race for graphics supremacy, ATI has finally handed a defeat to its rival. On a more serio ATI says this connector will likely be omitted from North American versions of the card, but the Euros will get them.

But I’m getting ahead of myself. Dell returns to the stock market after six years.

Review Sections Review Specs. Both cards make it possible to play new 3D games with the best image quality and fast frame rates. New features are always appreciated, but what every gamer wants to know is how the new cards perform.

The one you’ve been waiting for.

RADEON X800 XT Platinum Edition

It requires only a single power connection to a towatt power supply, which is the same requirement as that of ATI’s previous high-end ardeon, the Radeon XT. Fortunately, it looks like ATI hasn’t stumbled in the least, and the choice between graphics chips will come down to better versus best.

As always with image-quality improvements in new graphics cards, most of the new capabilities are not demonstrable at launch since game developers usually need some time to code software that takes advantage of the new features. HDCP is mandatory for the output of certain audio ayi, placing additional constraints on the multimedia setup. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The “R”-based X line was raddeon in 3 forms: Current technologies and software.


The new high-end R4x0-generation arrived with the X series, equipped with various core tweaks for slightly higher performance than the “R”-based X series. When we first spoke to Nvidia about the GeForce Ultra, we were astounded at platihum power requirements.

Retrieved 23 March Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world. Both the X Pro and XT Platinum Edition require only one aux power connector, and they should work with any decent W power supply unit. ATI Technologies products Video cards.

PassMark – RADEON X XT Platinum Edition – Price performance comparison

It’s not only the undisputed performance leader, it’s also the best-designed graphics card out right now. See article on R’s pixel shaders.

Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price.

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