GeForce GT Desktop. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Then late last year we saw the arrival of the ATI Radeon HD , though again this product was not in contention for the performance crown, although it served well its purpose of creating more value in the mainstream price points. Iris Plus Graphics Mobility Radeon IGP. In a highly unexpected move, AMD indicated that it would not be introducing any higher end graphics cards. AMD has since released even more graphics cards, including the competitive Radeon HD and , but it still lacked a high end offering.
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Intel Core 2 Extreme X, 17″, 4.
Quake Wars Half Life 2: I would hope that ATI can keep up their lead over nvidia with this or another series of card, but that doesn’t seem likely with their comparative lack of market share Reply. Mobility Radeon IGP. However, because the X2 is meant to be a ‘transparent’ single card solution, it is still possible to use two of these bd cards in Crossfire mode. More power for 3870d2 simple expedient of more GPUs. But AMD has proven itself this time, successfully launching the Radeon HD X2 on schedule, and perhaps even more important than that, having actual products on 3870s2 shelves immediately.
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Considering we have yet to achieve visual perfection in PC games, there’s still a need for even faster hardware. Meaning that with the 38870×2 drivers, a quad-Crossfire system becomes a possibility. We discussed this in our original XT review:. That said, we have still found the current crop of drivers Catalyst 8. While we appreciate AMD’s intent to keep prices in check, the justification is what we have an issue with.
This means that while overclocking memory, the chips on the back will get hotter and hotter and the ones on the front stay cool, effectively limiting the memory overclock. Overall I would suggest the Sapphire HD X2 Atomic Edition to everybody who wants the latest and the greatest with money being of secondary interest. We discussed this in our original XT review: Please, switch off ad blockers.
Call of Juarez Benchmark Even before testing the X2, we could imagine the performance nd two Radeon GPUs put together would be quite good, but as is the case with standard dual-card SLI or Crossfire, we also expected it to suffer from the same variance depending on the game run.
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ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2
This card seems to check out pretty nicely, and I haven’t heard of many problems as yet. The single-card implementation of Crossfire could have easily transformed into big product delays and an overall less appealing product down the line. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. It’s good to see an honest company making some headway in the market. Whether this is a problem related to drivers running on Windows Vista Ultimate bit or not, we are unsure at this point.
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In a highly unexpected move, AMD indicated that it would not be introducing any higher end graphics cards. See here for an overview of the term and why it happens.
Intel Extreme Graphics 2. Anyone 3870x would rather an nvidia is out of their mind. If you want the best bang for the buck, then the Sapphire card is way too expensive.