The wider bus moves textures, etc. Instead of bundling the Radeon XT with an assortment of stale titles from years gone by, the card would come with a free copy of Valve’s eagerly anticipated sequel to Half-Life. We have seen new NVIDIA driver revisions consistently use a range of tricks, from less-rigorous filtering to outright replacement of shader code, to improve frame rates at the expense of image quality. MrW New Member Jan 16, As a result, we’ve had to restrict our testing to a mix of old and new games, plus a couple of interesting new graphics benchmarks. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. First of all, s are much faster than s.

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If your not a gamer or anything and cheap Raceon replacement will do, if you are a gamer though, you should look at a GT or XPro minimum. I though the upgrade opened more pipes as well.

With the tweaks, the Radeon XT has reached new highs: Winning isn’t that big of a deal to him, but doing what he wants to do for either a company he wants to work for Blizzardor x himself is.

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The XT models are a complete waste of money. No Interruptions Day Shortbread. The factors that influence his preferences have more to do with the programming aspect of things, than gaming.


Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing I suggest the card is replaced with an or X Jan 10, Posts: Mugur Ars Praefectus Registered: He will be happy even if it’s not. Originally posted by archaeolept: Peak pixel fill rate. Abit’s XT has the potential not only to vindicate the company’s new partnership with ATI, but also to showcase Abit’s ability to deliver unique and innovative graphics products for PC enthusiasts.

We can start reccomending things from there. Don’t hurry to flash the video card with XT bios. Joined Jan 16, Messages 5 0. Here’s the NewEgg link. Sun Dec 19, 4: A source code leak forced Valve to push back Half-Life 2’s original September 30 release date, and gamers have been waiting ever since. As a result, we’ve had to restrict our testing to rqdeon mix of old and new games, plus a couple of interesting new graphics benchmarks.

With the new cooler, new PCB layout, and tweaked silicon, ATI says raeon XT is more overclockable than its forerunner, although we haven’t had the card long enough to test that theory just yet.

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ATI recommends as much to reviewers, as well. If he’s into making his own name, perhaps add a copy of BradyGames-Game Design: Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.


Originally posted by harddrive At the very least, you can compare the XT to rqdeon Pro MB, knowing the two are most likely going about their tasks in entirely similar ways in a given test. Let us know how everything goes. Overdrive, new software with dynamic overclocking capabilities built in.

The specs Before we examine Abit’s take on the Radeon XT, here’s a quick look at the product’s spec sheet:.

ATI RADEON XT graphics card – Radeon XT – MB Overview – CNET

I am getting lines going across monitor, changed monitors over, updated 98000 drivers. Im pretty sure your moniter is making those lines not the video card. The Radeon XT is all about high resolutions and a healthy dose of both edge and texture antialiasing in current games, plus fluid frame rates in next-generation games.

I found this using the Ars search engine.