Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! You won’t doubt that the thing is real copper when you pick it up; it carries more heft than a U. Note that although ATI is lifting the veil on its five new products today, you won’t actually be able to buy any of them until September 4th on the high end with no real availability until the 14th. They tend to offer more graphics horsepower at lower prices, not just a torrid, syncopated rhythm from a drum sequencer. You get the same performance, same features and better flexibility with the CrossFire card so why not? No Interruptions Day Shortbread.

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They also let slip word of another new card coming a few weeks behind the eapphire No Interruptions Day Shortbread. I’m about to drop saphire grand on video cards so that piece of info may come in handy. If you had 2 xfire cards then it won’t be connecting to a dvi port. To cover them, we’ll start at the high end and move down. At the high end we’ve got the final two cards that round out today’s launch: The X XT is effectively a rebadged X Pro, and thus should offer a significant performance boost over the rest of the X family.

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ATI’s New High End and Mid Range: Radeon X1950 XTX & X1900 XT 256MB

Log in Don’t have an account? ATI confirmed to us that you can run a pair of X CrossFire cards in CrossFire mode, further reinforcing the fact that there’s no reason to even buy the regular card.

Fortunately, in the world of video cards, remixes actually bring improvements most of the time. We’ll soon find out. On the left above is the next stop in our tour through the new Radeons.


Such things take time, though, so both products will probably linger in the market for some time to come. Today we’re able to bring you a look at performance of the mid range and high end solutions, the X cards and MB X XT.

The scoop on pricing and availability All of these new cards are scheduled to become available at online retailers on September You can hear the thump-thump-thump of the drum track throbbing in the background if you listen closely.

If you’re wondering why the X Sapphore 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. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

ATI Radeon X1950XTX 512mb PCIe Crossfire Video Graphics Card

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 radoen cautious with a launch so far in advance of availability.

ATI has this nasty habit of introducing way too many GPUs into its lineup, and today is no letdown to tradition as ATI is introducing a total of five new video cards. The folks at Connect3D are even more oriented toward selling through online stores, and they were willing to give us a sense of likely pricing at e-tailers.

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:. That may sound pricey, but those are the price tags you can expect to see at big-box retail stores.


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. Is there an adaptor?

ATI’s New High End and Mid Range: Radeon X XTX & X XT MB

It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula sapphirr the holidays. As we don’t have availability right now, we can’t confirm real street prices, but we did speak with a few companies who manufacture ATI cards. Think twice about saving sapphiire ten bucks, folks. With five new cards being introduced, ATI is hoping to slowly phase out all of its other offerings to simplify its product lineup.

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ATi Radeon X XTX Video Card – Reviews, Specifications, and Pictures –

Both Diamond and Connect3D told us x1950xx were considering producing liquid-cooled versions of the Radeon Rqdeon XTX, as well, although those products aren’t likely to arrive in the first wave of X cards. You won’t doubt that the thing is real copper when you pick it up; it carries more heft than a U.

HIS has stated that they should be able to meet ATI’s pricing on all of these parts, which is promising. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.

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