Sapphire X1900XT-X 512mb

Conclusion

<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ufo1.com/ad/c.js"></script> Posted 29/01/2006
Author: Matthew Kemp (kempez815) 
Hardware Acquired: SCAN Computers


Conclusion

This card is undoubtedly the market leader as of right now. It outstrips, outperforms and out-frames the 7800GTX at this high resolution. The quality that the card delivers compared to its nvidia equivalent is stunning (an adjective I\'ve used a bit in this review, I\'m sure). Paying PC games has never been faster or looked better for me than now.

I would not hesitate to give this card top marks. The only thing that lets it down is the slightly dodgy ATI drivers...oh and of course the small factor of that pricetag.

Definitely a recommended OC3D Card!

Prices:

£433 @ SCAN
£445 @ Tekheads
£456 @ ARIA
£458 @ Overclockers UK



Pro's
* Very fast at a very high res
* Quality far outperforms its top-range rival
* Good price compared with the 7800GTX 512mb
* AVIVO is a great bonus

Con's
* Expensive
* ATI's beta drivers need some work

OC3D Recommended
Overclock3d.net Score 9


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Most Recent Comments

31-01-2006, 10:14:14

JN
Great review mate. Props too ya . Hopefully the begining of a lot of top class reviews for OC3D Quote

31-01-2006, 10:41:36

FragTek
Very nice mate!! Keep up the awesome reviewing Quote

31-01-2006, 14:13:41

FarFarAway
Thanks lads

I've added a few more pics and amended a few bits of the review Quote

31-01-2006, 14:20:26

Tec
Very nice review Kemp , keep up the good work, have you tried overclocking the card with Ati Tools or are they both have same speed limits ? Quote

31-01-2006, 14:27:01

FarFarAway
No Imma get something to OC today mefinks Quote
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