ATI Radeon X1950XTX

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 23 Aug 2006.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S Well-Known Member

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    a yes a reason to buy a new graphics card :thumb:
     
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    Great review, now my 7950GX2 is teh suck! :(
     
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    yahooadam <span style="color:#f00;font-weight:bold">Ultra cs

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    ugh they always bring out an uber cooler after i buy my GFX cards

    oh well, the x1900xt isn't THAT bad in my experience ... perhaps ATI could sell some of these coolers to those that cant afford another £400 for the latest card <_<

    You could claim further testing or something :rock:
     
  5. LVMike

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    Im still on an agp 6800 and i am still going to wait for dx10. Thank god ati put a new cooler on, but in the end im still going to pull it off and go wet, no matter what card im going to use.
     
  6. dire_wolf

    dire_wolf Last Of The Dovakhiin

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    wow, that's a nice card indeed :) Love the new cooler
     
  7. Pie_uk

    Pie_uk British beef, in Britain

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    not bad tbh, great news on the cooling side , sad news for people who want to sell there x1900xtx or who have just bought one.

    i'll be holding tight for dx10 and a conroe shuttle
     
  8. scq

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    I was quite aware of this when I got my XTX. Terrible noise, but the low price I got mine at was too good of a deal.

    Perhaps when they introduce mastercard/dongle-less Crossfire and DX10, I'll consider uprading again.
     
  9. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    holding back until dx10, but this is realy nice, its more silent and more powerfull than its older brothers.
     
  10. specofdust

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    What a bloody good review, Tim, you've outdone yourself dude :rock:

    Anyway, it'll be intresting to see if people who know are prepared to buy a card purely on faster memory basis, and the ring bus thang. Personally I'd be dubious, but the benchies are very intresting.

    Overall, should anyone be buying extremely expensive cards with Vista around the corner? Personally I don't spend more then £200 on a graphics card, but with DX10 coming I'd be especially wary of buying anything expensive.
     
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    yahooadam <span style="color:#f00;font-weight:bold">Ultra cs

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    Oh 1 suggestion about your reviews, it would be nice at the end to give a short (like 1 paragraph) summery of the benchmarks, sure your review is thorough, but i'm not interested enough to read 12 pages of benchmarks, I'm sure lots of people will be, but i think that some people wont want to read it all
     
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    specofdust Banned

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    So read one or two, and then the conclusion?
     
  13. JuanFlaiter

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    Hi Tim,

    Just registered to say hi and congratulate you on your great article. The best X1950 review I have read so far!

    Impressive job :)

    Greetings from Chile ;)
     
  14. yahooadam

    yahooadam <span style="color:#f00;font-weight:bold">Ultra cs

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    that's what i do, but sometimes u might miss something, the first ones are oblivion then HL2:E1 but that may not give a good judge of everything
     
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    You've surpassed yourself, Tim. This is one of the best reviews I've read :D
     
  16. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Not at the higher screen resolutions it doesnt.

    Still a great card though! Fab review... very concise, well written, and a great help if you're in the market for a new card. The kind of review that makes you proud to be part of bit-tech.
     
  17. Kipman725

    Kipman725 When did I get a custom title!?!

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    the cooler :O
     
  18. hughwi

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    Exactly, im sure its also the kind of review that makes Tim proud with the result of his hard work. :thumb:

    Very informative, cheers.
     
  19. Cheap Mod Wannabe

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    Looking at X1950XTX images I understood the truth behind "internet is for porn" statement.
     
  20. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    and this graphics card is algo for porn because it has 3 X's. :p
     
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