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Each CPU is made on the 55nm process, and the chips containing a rather ominous Million transistors. This brings the videocard’s hardware enhancement features in line with the new features offered by the latest iterations of the newly triumphant blu-ray video standard. In Case You Missed it Then late last year we saw the arrival of the ATI Radeon HD , though 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 the numbers, the R feature stream processors, 16 raster operation units and 16 texture units. Meaning that with the proper drivers, a quad-Crossfire system becomes a possibility.

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User Comments Got something to say? We have to admit we were somewhat skeptical about the Radeon HD X2 when we were presented with the idea on paper.

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Why this should be is not really clear, as ATI’s next-generation dual R HD X2 design uses DDR5 memory‚Ķ Possibly the interconnects on the part necessitate slower and more stable video memory, while the faster connections are better suited to the HD X2. This is possible due to the fact that the Crossfire logic is actually built directly into the die of the R GPU. In Case You Missed it That said, we have still found the current crop of drivers Catalyst 8.

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Even before testing the X2, we could imagine the performance of two Radeon GPUs put together would be quite good, but as is the case with standard dual-card SLI or Crossfire, we also expected it to suffer from the same variance depending on the game run.

Whether this is a problem related to drivers running on Windows Vista Ultimate bit or not, we are unsure at this point. By the numbers, the R feature stream processors, 16 raster operation units and 16 texture units.

Each R ait simply requires a means of transferring the necessary synchronization data to any other compatible GPUs. The Radeon HD X2 is only compatible with other videocards in the 38xx series, sadly.

Each CPU is made on the 55nm process, and the chips containing a rather ominous Million transistors. HD X2 Still Competitive?

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For well over a year Nvidia has remained at the top of the PC graphics market, holding the performance crown so comfortably at never looked as they might lose it. As we enteredNvidia remained and still is almost tight lipped about a true next-generation product that could push the performance envelope further.

But the brilliant part about the new Radeon design is that it doesn’t rely on drivers or a specific chipset to work using the two GPUs in a single board.

And indeed, the performance of the Radeon HD X2 turned out to be quite close to that as you will see in our benchmarks. Current students and faculty of accredited Universities may use Frostytech images in research papers and thesis, provided each image is attributed. Websites you may also like: 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.

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While for the most part the system was stable during testing, every now and then we would encounter a random crash which did not appear to be specific to any game. However, because the X2 is meant to be a ‘transparent’ single card solution, it is still possible to use two of these graphics cards in Crossfire mode.

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Meaning that with the proper drivers, a quad-Crossfire system becomes a possibility. 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. This brings the videocard’s hardware enhancement features in line with the new features offered by the latest iterations of the newly triumphant blu-ray video standard.

The single-card implementation of Crossfire could have easily transformed into big product delays and an overall less appealing product down the line. Top 5 Heatsinks Tested.