HD X2 Still Competitive? Fastest real world speed – Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers. The eight pin is a requirement for overclocking the card beyond ASUS’ included overclocking, and it’s really recommended that you run a card like this on a W power supply or greater. It comes in an even bigger box – the requisite amount of goodies we’ve come to expect from top-tier manufacturer ASUS’ flagship cards are supplied incidently. What is the effective GPU speed index?

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We put the Radeon HD X2 through xsus paces in six of today’s hottest games to find out if AMD is once again competitive at the high end. The specs on the table above are clearly just taking the s specs and doubling them: In addition to the power it draws from the PCI-Express slot, the card requires two non-optional two PCI-Express power connectors, one a six pin and the other an eight pin.

The single-card implementation of Crossfire could have easily transformed into big product delays and an overall less appealing product down the line.

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Because this is a PCIe 1. Reflection High dynamic range lighting Teapot. What is the GPU value for money rating?

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 retail shelves immediately. Stock level indicator Close. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. As you change the options, the stock status will automatically update depending on your selection.


NBody particle system Galaxy. While nVidia has focused on making larger, more powerful single graphics processors, AMD has taken the approach of adding two GPUs onto a single videocard. The dual-fan cooling solution exhausts hot air back into the case, which can be troublesome in chassis that have poor in-out airflow. New item that you can order before we receive stock.

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Meaning that with the proper drivers, a quad-Crossfire system becomes a possibility. And indeed, the performance of the Radeon HD X2 turned out to be quite close to that as you will see in our benchmarks.

Much faster peak multi rendering. That said, we have still found the current crop of drivers Catalyst 8.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone. Splatting Force Splatted Flocking Swarm. The pure processing numbers that AMD provides here, basically doubling the numbers from zsus RV, are astounding: The heatsinks are hidden behind a brushed aluminum shroud.

Hugely better texture detail. Orders will be shipped on a first come first served basis. We have a look at Sapphire’s Radeon HD to find out if it continues in the same direction as the impressive Radeon HD reference card. R is indeed a good display of engineering that ties together nearly all aspects of its design into a neat package.


Then late last year we saw the arrival of the ATI Radeon HDthough 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. By doing so you’ll essentially have stream processors and 2GB of memory at the games’ disposal with 2 Teraflops of computing power.

We have to admit we were somewhat skeptical about the Radeon HD X2 when we were presented with the idea on paper. You can see three chips in this diagram above: UserBenchmark of the month Gaming Desktop Workstation. See market share leaders. Newsletter Sign Up Register now for the latest products and special offers! Parallax Parallax occlusion mapping Stones 6.

What is the UBM value for money rating? Oblivion 9 – Enemy Territory: