Radeon XT, Served ASUS Style...

Discussion in '3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices' started by whql, Sep 26, 2003.

  1. Raystream

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    umm

    :shock:

    1. Is the new technology such as Asus GameFace, Asus Smart Cooling, etc a iteration of ATI's new tech for the 9800Pro XT (via Catalyst 3.8, etc) or is it Asus own new tech?

    2. Is the 9800Pro XT only going to be coming in 256mb?

    Raystream
     
  2. gkar1

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    Link dead now :(
    Did anyone get a screenshot or ripped the page?
     
  3. Sho

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    The link still works for me.

    You can get there from here, btw.

    Apparently, this is not a leak, but an official launch. Nice.
     
  4. nelg

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    Seems that you let the cat out of the bag :D . And Asus suck them back in. The links are dead. :cry:
     
  5. ClyssaN

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  7. nelg

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    Did you notice the page title. They have not sold one card yet but can proclaim "The BEST ATI provider". :?
     
  8. Pete

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    Finally, some non-AiW cards with VIVO.
     
  9. Tim

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    As far as I'm concerned, with the Asus 9800XT's features, they're just as bad as every other 'ATi provider'. :(

    cu

    incurable: "Dual DVI-I out is everything." ;)
     
  11. lwells

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    Where are the Dual DVIs dammit!? Who needs another vanilla ATi R350 card? (Well, good win for ATi, but some variety PLEASE).

    LW.
     
  12. Geo

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    This dynamic overclocking. . .think they've integrated some of their mobile tech into the desktop chip?
     
  13. mczak

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    That's a strange lineup imho. The ultra-high-end and ultra-expensive 9800xt with 256MB ram. Then a huge gap, next is the performance-mainstream (?) 9600xt. Both of these cards have included everything (vivo, that "smart" stuff, bundle) except the kitchen sink.
    Then another huge gap down to the crappy cards, no "normal" 9600 card, it goes straight down to the 64bit 9600 without anything included (still, I'd like to see how this card performs).
    Also, no normal 9200 card neither - just the slow edition.
     
  14. digitalwanderer

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    It would explain all the various and differing clockspeeds that have been reported, maybe it doesn't have a set clockspeed but a range?
     
  15. Joe DeFuria

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    I don't see what's so strange about it.

    I company cannot carry lots of different SKUs...particularly for retail products. It just costs too much.

    They have:

    1) Top of the line
    2) Performance main-stream
    3) Mainstream
    4) Value
    5) Cheap-o

    A pretty complete line-up if you ask me.
     
  16. Dave Baumann

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    9200SE should be the "Sick Edition". I really is gawd awfully slow!
     
  17. Joe DeFuria

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    Come on Dave...tell us what you really think! 8)
     
  18. digitalwanderer

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    I am SO glad they're retiring the R2xx series soon, it's like the last of the old ATi going to rest. :)
     
  19. mczak

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    except that 3,4 and 5 are performance-wise all bottom-of-the-barrel. 4 and 5 are 100% identical in terms of 3d performance (unless 4) has faster ram). 3) is horribly limited by memory bandwidth - though I guess hyper-z has improved and so is still quite a bit faster than 4) and 5) (especially AA will be much faster, but who cares as it's too slow anyway). And of course it's fully DX9 capable. Still, I don't think this qualifies as mainstream, as the performance will hardly exceed the levels of a age-old gf3 or even a 9200 non-pro.
    I think it's just odd they focus so much on the "extreme" versions of the chips, not the "normal" ones (i.e. either xt or slow edition, no "normal" 128bit 9600, not even a "normal" pro).
     
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