What type of Video Card do you have?


Which type of video card do you have?

  1. SiS

    3 vote(s)
  2. ATI

    73 vote(s)
  3. 3DLabs

    0 vote(s)
  4. S3

    0 vote(s)
  5. 3dfx

    6 vote(s)
  6. Kyro

    1 vote(s)
  7. Matrox

    4 vote(s)
  8. Nvidia

    96 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
By vassil3427
Dec 7, 2002
  1. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,857   +327

    Well, since this thread is revived, I've since upgraded my X800XT PE in my self-built to an X1900XTX. I didn't include my two older PCs before. My middle aged Dell has a Radeon 9700 Pro and my old, old 98se Dell machine has a Radeon 9200.
  2. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Hey mailpup,

    Is there any good difference between a X800XT PE, to a X850XT PE?

    Just wondering, 'cause I plan to get a x850XT, and overclock it to PE speeds (of course, using the ATI silencer 5).

    I remember you asked me about the silencer, something about the power connector. I don't know yet, because it hasn't arrived yet... (paid via money order...)
  3. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    I've got a Radeon 7000, 9250SE, AIW 9800PRO, and now my 6800TD. The 7000 and 9250 are obviously garbage and the 9800 is VERY defective. It artifacts even when underclocked to 320/600. And if you want to get a 6800 GPU, DO NOT GET A ASUS N6800TD 512 MB! The clock speeds are obscenely slow for a 6800 (325mhz core and 270mhz memory, DDR 540mhz) and it is only 128-bit. It is about equal to a 9800pro.
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,857   +327

    wolfram, the X850XT PE would be faster some. The only reason I got the X800XT PE over the X850XT PE was at the time I didn't want to use up two slots. The 850's cooler was so large that it blocked a PCI slot. The 800 only used one slot. However, it was all for nothing since the X1900XTX used up two slots too and that what I ended up with later.
  5. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Yes MetalX, you're screwed with that ASUS one.
    Have you checked your 9800 PRO's temperature? They tend to run hot. That's why they artifact.
  6. rmdl51

    rmdl51 TS Maniac Posts: 244

    Soooo Happy with my 7800 GS!!! Oblivion looks amazing!! previous card AIW 9600XT was a good card but not anymore to play NFS MW, Doom 3, Oblivion or even AOE III, that card is now on my parents PC, they dont play games so I make a good multimedia center TV-PC :)
  7. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    In my laptop I have a X1600 Mo.

    Linux rig, Riva Tn2

    Gaming Rig MSI X800 XT

    Family PC 9600XT

    I have alot of ATI cards, im not a fan boy per se, kinda funny though.
  8. PhilC2005

    PhilC2005 TS Rookie Posts: 39

    My Main PC: ATI X550 128MB

    My Mum's PC: Nvidia 6800 GT 256MB

    My Dad's PC: Hercules 3D Prophet 32MB

    I used to have the 3D Prophet in my old AGP mobo so the X550 is certainly a step-up, however I think I might go for a 7900GS soon.

    Mum won't give me the 6800GT, says it plays DVD's too well!!
  9. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Heck, even an onboard video card will play DVD's fine. Maybe you can convince her :)
  10. cyrax

    cyrax TS Rookie Posts: 69

    Hey everyone. Gaming with a bfg 6800 gs agp and loving it! Halo runs perfact. Quake 4 too. Devil may cry sings! Best purchase in a while.
  11. taylub

    taylub TS Enthusiast Posts: 127

    I have 2 7900 GTX running SLI.
  12. cyrax

    cyrax TS Rookie Posts: 69

    Sweet! I hear they handle better than gx2s.
  13. Lunato

    Lunato TS Rookie

    I have an ATI Radeon 9250 (PCI) Woot.
    But, as of late, its giving me problems.
    Black screen of death, more specifically.
  14. greatman05

    greatman05 TS Maniac Posts: 429

    GeForce FX 5500 PCI 256Mb GFX only if I could get rid of those artifacts in GeneralsZH & Sims2...
  15. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,975   +9

    (1) nVidia GeForce 7900GS 256-Bit 256MB; It plays Oblivion on High @ 1280X1024, Sims 2 Maxed 1280X1024, HL2 Maxed 1280X1024. Much better than my old 6150 :dead:
  16. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    Upgraded about three weeks ago and put in an XFX GeForce 8800 GTX and loving it!!
  17. JimShady23

    JimShady23 TS Maniac Posts: 373

    8800GTX here also

    Upgraded from a 7600GT SLI solution to the XFX 8800GTX and am plenty happy with it.

    Love the 16x AA and AF !!!!!!

    Plus I got a set of nifty XFX Headphones (headset) free
  18. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    7950GT here. Maybe SLI in a few days if my PSU can handle it. Loving how much it pwns my old 6800TD. 2x the pixelpipes, more vertex shaders, 256-bit instead of 128, etc,etc
  19. Grafficks

    Grafficks TS Rookie Posts: 302

    Running an XFX GeForce 7600GT XXX-Edition on main rig here.
    Definitely the best bang-for-the-buck for mid range gaming on a tight budget (nope, I'm not a rich-kid). :)
  20. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,427   +27

    2x ATi Radeon X1900XTX 512MB GDDR3 in Crossfire. Rips through all the games out there without breaking a sweat.
  21. gmoneyjackson

    gmoneyjackson TS Rookie Posts: 22

    i have a ATI Raedon x1300 pro series. im not sure if this is good or anything, so if anyone could tell me it would help thanks p.s. i have the 256mb one.
  22. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,427   +27

    It's pretty good. Kinda like a revamped version of the 9800XT.
  23. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Guru Posts: 886   +13

    ATI rage 3D
    Intel Extreme Graphics 2 96MB

    ATI MR 9700 64MB* & Intel GMA 950 256MB today

    *though it has been almost 3 years old, it still won a MR 9200 256mb far.
    one of the best agp mgpu available today
  24. twite

    twite TechSpot Paladin Posts: 937

    4 8800 gtx's in quad sli.

    Haha i wish....x1900xt
  25. ryantruck

    ryantruck TS Rookie Posts: 79

    Nvidia 6200 At AGP 4X not to bad but not to great
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