Sapphire Ultimate X1950 Pro 256mb PCI-E

Test Setup & Game Settings

Test Setup

In order to give you a good idea of how the Sapphire X1950Pro ULTIMATE compares to its stock-clocked counterpart and other cards in its price bracket, the following pages will show comparative results using the 3 graphics cards below:

Sapphire X1950Pro ULTIMATE 256mb (580mhz / 1600mhz)
Xpertvision X1950Pro Super 512mb (575mhz / 1380mhz)
Asus Geforce 7900 GS (450mhz / 1320mhz)

The following high-spec, overclocked system was also used to remove any potential bottlenecks:

Sapphire X1950Pro Ultimate Sapphire X1950Pro Ultimate

CPU: Intel Core2Duo E6700 @ 3.6ghz
Memory: Patriot PC2-8500 @ 562mhz (5-5-5-8)
Motherboard: Asus Commando (Intel P965)
Hard Disks: 2x Hitachi Deskstar T7K250 80gb (Raid0)
Sound Card: Sound Blaster Audigy Gamer
Software: Windows XP SP2 + DirectX 9.0c
Drivers: ATI Catalyst 7.2 / Nvidia Forceware 93.71
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Most Recent Comments

03-04-2007, 13:24:57

equk
Nice review

I like the new OC3D recommended retailers search looks professional.Quote

03-04-2007, 15:58:53

JN
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Originally Posted by name='equk'
Nice review

I like the new OC3D recommended retailers search looks professional.
Cheers mate. Ye, I still need to do some work on it, but all the prices are live from the retailers (hence why it takes a while to bring up the results). Quote

03-04-2007, 17:09:37

Raging
nice review,looks to be a cracking card with an impressive price tag to bootQuote

03-04-2007, 17:20:30

Ham
Looks good. One last ditch dx9 card before R600 rapes many, many psus?Quote

03-04-2007, 17:22:59

JN
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='Ham'
Looks good. One last ditch dx9 card before R600 rapes many, many psus?
We'll have to do an article on how many cheap-o psu's it takes to power it Quote
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