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. Our benchmarks show that the X XT is far and away the winner, beating Nvidia at every step. Sounds great but lacks vision. Current technologies and software. ATI Technologies products Video cards. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The next-generation cards from ATI and Nvidia include architectural advancements as well, the most pf of which is the 16 pixel-rendering pipes found on both the X XT and the Ultra. Testing with Far Cry at the rdaeon detail settings, the X XT was able to display roughly 40 percent more frames per second than the Ultra. Not so with the X XT. Both cards make it possible to play new 3D games with the best image quality and fast frame rates.

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Galaxy S9 brings Samsung two steps forward, one step back. Current technologies and software. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Do you plan to upgrade the graphics on your current desktop? After years of le second to Nvidia in the race for graphics supremacy, ATI has finally handed a defeat to its rival. 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.

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ATI’s new graphics card is the ps product of its kind.

The Good Fastest available graphics performance; low power requirements; uses only a single expansion slot. Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world.

Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price. Until now, power consumption has not been a significant factor with graphics cards because most PCs had enough oomph raadeon a CPU, a graphics card, multiple hard drives, and other components. Frankly, we were shocked at the difference in performance between the two top-of-the-line, next-generation cards.

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.

This page was last edited on 31 Julyat 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. Sounds great but at vision. ATI Technologies products Video cards. Retrieved from ” https: The results from our new 1,x1, Far Cry benchmark illustrate the difference most dramatically.

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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 it can stand on its own as a concise version of the article. We’ve changed, we promise. Not one but two power connectors? It’s not only the undisputed performance leader, it’s also the best-designed graphics card out right now.

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Thankfully, the X XT allayed our fears. Retrieved 23 March 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 card, the Radeon XT.

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A compatible HDCP display is also needed for this. As always with image-quality improvements in new graphics cards, rwdeon 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. When we first spoke to Nvidia about the GeForce Ultra, we were astounded at the power requirements.