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x800 pro??

By dandyandy2600
Jul 29, 2004
  1. does anyone know of a place where i can buy a x800 Pro?? i was an ***** and didn't pre-order it, and i haven't been able to find it anywhere: online or in stores. if someone does know, i would greatly appreciate you telling me. thanx
     
  2. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 6,593   +352

  3. dandyandy2600

    dandyandy2600 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Is there a difference between like the Hitech x800 and the actual ATI x800??
     
  4. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,601   +110

    Well the partners (Sapphire, Powercolor etc) have to conform to ATI's specification for the layout and quality of components etc.. the only difference might be the clock speed slightly and the warranty offered by the manufacturer.
     
  5. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    Do you have any info on that ? The first batch of X800 cards were actually ordered by ATI & sold "as is" to other companies, that's why they all looked alike.

    After that, companies are given the liberty to use whichever components + layout that they wanted, it's generally the clockspeed for mem/core that's enforced. That's how you can sometimes have cards from companies like Inno3D that look exactly like the reference card but have awfull 2D due to bad quality components.
     
  6. dandyandy2600

    dandyandy2600 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Should i wait and get the actual ATI one or should i buy one of the others??
     
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