Sapphire Ati Radeon X1800 Xt

By HybridSoul ยท 8 replies
Jan 18, 2006

    i just got this as a gift did not use it yet is it any good?
    is it better the Nvidia geforce fx 5200 i dont know nothing about this..

    I play counter-strike source with my fx 5200
  2. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    The 1800xt is the top of the line vidio card, 3rd best out today, it iis a Exelent preformer, but it carries a price of about 400 dollors

    the x1800xt cannot be compired to the 5200,
    but unless your board has a pci express 16x slot theres no way ypu can use it unless you upgrade your board to one with a pci express 16x slot

    you will be able to play any game on exrta high setting with that card :knock: :knock:
  3. LipsOfVenom

    LipsOfVenom TS Rookie Posts: 160

    how come i never get gifts like ohh say the 1800?!?! lol well that thing is a monster!! with 512 MB memory too...very good card. Let's that to a FX 5200...well that GeForce is one helluva card...but i'm gonna hvae to go with the ATI here lol. I'm jealous now hehe...have fun with your ferrari of video cards.
  4. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666

    No, guys, that card is bad. Dude, you better just mail it to me and I'll dispose of it properly ;)
  5. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    HEY VIG I HAD IT FIRST!!! :bounce: :bounce: :haha: :haha:

    but yea that card is real KICK ASSS, if you can use it, use it by all means
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,186   +469

    It's a good card. I'd be happy to take it off your hands. :) According to Vigilante's profile, his system has an AGP slot. He can't use it. And swker98 doesn't even have a motherboard at the moment. I, on the other hand, have a motherboard with a PCI-E slot. :haha:
  7. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    IIVE been found out!!! :haha:

    I HAVE A GREAT MOTHEBOARD AT THE MOMENT!!!!! ITS A FLORDA UMM SOCKET 370 WITH A CELEY 500MHZ AND A VOODOOOO 3 and 2 spare ISA slots cant beat that cannya!

    But say i got that card as a present from someone, i would have a new crossfire motheboard shiped next day from newegg, and id throw in a x1800 master card aswell :)

    mmmmmm. crossfire :slurp:

    good luck with the card tho, those gfx will blow you away, esspessly upgradinng from an old rusty 5200 puke:
  8. computer help

    computer help TS Rookie Posts: 68

    absolutley forsure

    my amd 4200 dual core is kiking *** :grinthumb
  9. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666

    Well, um, uhhh, er. By AGP I actualy mean PCI-E, you know cause, I have one of those keyboards with the foreign layouts you see, ya, I have PCI-E, I can use the card...
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