Developed to take advantage of its unique safe overclocking tool, TRIXX, Sapphire Technology Limited, the leading supplier of ATI-powered graphics accelerators, has just launched several exciting new models of graphics accelerator in the Sapphire RADEON X800 family.
Sapphire’s RADEON X800GTO series will deliver new levels of performance to PCI Express graphics users. Based on the highly successful X800 architectures, the new models all feature a 256-bit memory interface and 12 pixel pipelines, but by offering a choice of memory size, GPU cooler and clock speed options Sapphire delivers the best performance in this class.
Silently cooled by an amazing new heatpipe system, the Sapphire RADEON X800GTO ULTIMATE 256MB is equipped with GDDR3 memory and has a standard core clock speed of 400MHz and memory speed of 490MHz (980MHz effective). Using the bundled Sapphire TRIXX overclocking tool these speeds can be raised to 520 / 500MHz or better, depending on system conditions.
For the performance enthusiast the Sapphire RADEON X800GTO Fireblade Edition uses a conventional dual slot fan cooler venting outside the case. Fitted with 256MB of 1.6ns 256-bit GDDR3 memory the standard clock speeds are again 400MHz core and 490MHz memory (980MHz effective). On this model the bundled Sapphire TRIXX overclocking tool can raise these speeds to 550 / 540MHz or better, depending on system conditions.
The Sapphire RADEON X800GTO 128MB uses 256-bit DDR1 BGA memory; and has standard core speed of 400MHz and memory speed of 350MHz DDR (700MHz effective). Also designed for overclocking, this model is expected to deliver 520 / 380MHz at a very competitive price.
Sapphire’s line of RADEON X800GTO graphics accelerators fully supports Microsoft DirectX 9 and incorporates ATI’s SmartShader™ and SmoothVision™ technologies for the better enjoyment of top gaming titles, digital photography, video editing and web surfing.
Hydravision™ (Dual monitor operation) is supported on all versions, and the provision of both VGA and Video-Out connectors allows simple connection to CRTs, TFTs and TVs. Accessories provided include: S-Video cable, Composite Cable, DVI to VGA adapter and 7-pin S-Video to HDTV.
Retail versions of these new Sapphire graphics accelerators will ship with Sapphire Select, the exciting new way to deliver a choice of games to the end user. Each card is bundled with a DVD containing a selection of top applications and games from several leading software houses. The end customer can play each of the games for a one hour trial before choosing which titles he or she wants to keep and using the activation codes for those titles.
Sapphire’s RADEON X800GTO family delivers the best graphics and video performance at its price point. For more details please visit www.sapphiretech.com.
350MHz (128MB version), 490MHz (256MB version)
128 / 256 MB
PCI – Express
Variable Display Outputs
VGA + TV out + DVI
Max 3D resolution
2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz (VGA), 1024 x 768 (TV out)
Software Feature HydravisionTM
Source: Sapphire Press Release
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