Despite of earlier anxiety, ATI’s new high-end part RADEON X800 PRO is gaining momentum in retail across the world. Right now the graphics cards are available in the
ATI RADEON X800 PRO graphics solution is ATI Technologies’ new product to serve $399 price-point, something that is very close to the company’s top-of-the-line graphics offering, but that is still a little bit less powerful. The RADEON X800 PRO chip contains 12 pixel pipelines with 6 geometry pipelines and is clocked at 475MHz. The graphics card itself comes with 256MB of 256-bit 2.0ns GDDR3 memory as well as D-Sub, DVI, TV-Out and optional VIVO connector.
Akiba PC Hotline web-site reports that certain stores in
A spokesman from Sapphire Technology in
Numerous US-based stores, including CompUSA, Allstarshop, US-Depot and some others are selling the RADEON X800 PRO for $430 to $509, which is also substantially more compared to MSRP of $399. The availability at this point is still pretty limited.
Even though the RADEON X800 PRO graphics cards are pretty overpriced at the moment, the products deliver the highest performance that money can buy today. Albatron, an NVIDIA Corporation’s add-in graphics cards partner, promises to bring its high-end GeForce 6800 Ultra offering sometimes next week to