Now that the high end ATI cards are finally showing up on the market en masse, Legit Reviews takes a look at Sapphire?s X850 XT video card. LR tests the X850 XT in a variety of configurations against a pair of XFX 6600GT SLI mode on the ever popular DFI NF4 SLI-DR Athlon 64 motherboard.
Last week I brought you my thoughts on the ABIT RX600 video card for PCI-E systems. During the testing phase of that review I used an XFX 6600GT video card for comparison and while the RX600 showed to be a decent card for people looking to transition to PCI-E systems while on a budget, the XFX stole the show by simply crushing the RX600 across the board.
The ABIT RX600 Pro-GURU was the first card from ABIT that featured vGURU technology. Today we take a look at this card and see how it performs and give the vGURU software a test drive. It looks like vGURU is going to be a feature on many of ABIT’s upcoming cards, so we better get used to it!
With the release of numerous new Gaming titles like Doom III and Half-Life 2, we return to our video card stock pile, find the HIS X600 XT and decide to take it through our gauntlet of benchmarks. With a challenge from ASUS’ AGP 9600XT, the HIS PCI-E card shows what it could do in your new system!
Introduction: To follow up our Albatron FX5900 XTV review, we bring you the 5900XT solution from Gainward — which comes with a little different punch. The Albatron card came to us with default GFFX 5900XT speeds. However, the Gainward Ultra solution we are looking at today comes with overclocked core and memory speeds, which …more
Introduction With the recent release of the GeForce 6 Series on April 13th, we must not forget the cards whose prices will drop. According to this Digitimes.com article, “Nvidia is offering discounts of 10%-20% to graphics card makers, with the goal of clearing out several million graphics processing units (GPUs) from inventory before the end …more
NVIDIA Pulls Out All The Stops; Aims For New Heights: The Launch Stage Officially Announced Last night Nvidia unveiled the newest Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), code-named the NV40, to the cheers and aplause of hundreds in San Francisco. Nvidia has been chasing their rival ATI, but Nvidia now feels that after ~18 months of …more
Introduction: Introduction: Today we take a break from the processor coverage and bring you another video card review to browse over. This time it is ASUS’s solution. I was very excited to get an ASUS video card to review because of ASUS’s great reputation for high quality products. I must say… well… wait, I’ll …more
Introduction: This review brings our third HIS video card review in a row. We started off by reviewing one of HIS’s midrange cards: the 9600XT Turbo. Next we looked at an enthusiast solution: the 9800 Pro IceQ. Today we are visiting their budget line by reviewing the 9600SE VIVO edition 128mb graphics card. Budget lines …more
Introduction: Today we have another HIS product up for review. This time it is their Excalibur 9800 Pro IceQ version which is part of their Enthusiast class product line. We will give you the grand tour of this card and also look into their IceQ cooling system featured on this card. We are looking at …more
Introduction: As we have mentioned in previous video card reviews, upgrading your graphics card is a quick place to pick up your system’s performance, especially in games. Today we will be reviewing a video card based on ATI’s top-midrange level chipset; the Radeon 9600 XT. This is a great option for those who want to …more
Introduction: Introduction: We have recently received quite a few e-mails asking us to take a look at a card that the average gamer could afford. Last week we took a look at the retail ATI 9600 PRO from one of our favorite online resellers and took it for a test drive with some pretty good …more
Introduction We have recently received quite a few e-mails asking us to take a look at a card that the average gamer could afford. To answer the call of all these e-mails we picked up a retail ATI 9600 PRO from one of our favorite online resellers and took it for a test drive! Since …more