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Old 12-30-2004, 11:34 PM   #1
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I found this on a website and im thinking of saving up for it is it worth $816Aud and is there better and any suggestions for another card thats a little cheaper

Manufacturer: GeCube

Description: GeCube Radeon X800XTX-VIVO-D3 Video Card - 256MB
The GECUBE RADEON X800XT PCIe series, powered by ATI RADEON X800XT Visual Processing Unit (VPU), is the advanced Enthusiast-class graphics board. Through a combination of incredible 3D rendering performance, sophisticated real-time visual effects, unsurpassed image quality and cutting-edge video features, it takes the PC entertainment experience to a totally new level.

GECUBE RADEON X800XT PCIe series features 16-pipeline architecture for top rendering power in 3D gaming , on-board 256MB GDDR3 of DDR memory to accelerate latest games and new SMARTSHADER HD technology supporting DirectX 9.0C and the latest OpenGL 1.5 functionality to give developers the freedom to create more complicated and realistic visual effects than ever before.GECUBE RADEON X800XT PCIe series supports the newest PC architecture standard – PCI Express offers the ability to send and receive data simultaneously at twice the speed of current AGP 8x solutions. With ATI's new VIDEOSHADER HD technology, GECUBE RADEON X800XT PCIe series continues the tradition of providing industry-leading video and DVD playback and also offers FULLSTREAM- a new technology that removes blocky artifacts from video and provides sharper image quality on Internet.

Product Features :

Powered by ATI RADEON X800XT chipset.
Features 16-pipeline architecture for top rendering power.
On-board 256-bit bandwidth utilizing 256MB DDR3 high-speed memory.
Features SMARTSHADER HD, SMOOTHVISION HD, HYPER Z HD and 3Dc technologies.
SMARTSHADER HD is the shader technology from ATI, allowing users to experience complex HD GAMING effects in next-generation 3D games and applications.
SMOOTHVISION HD technology provides new levels of image quality using fast Anti-Aliasing (AA) at HD resolution, Temporal AA and Anisotropic Filtering (AF) techniques.
HYPER Z HD is the ATI's innovative bandwidth saving technology to maximize performance at HD resolutions.
3Dc technology provides High-detail compressed normal maps make low poly 3D objects appear more detailed.
Dual display support with HYDRAVISION support.
Integrated TV-Out support up to 1024 x 768 resolution.
Integrated DVI-compliant 165MHz TMDS transmitter.

Core Frequency 500
Memory Size 256MB
Memory Type GDDR3
Memory Bus 256bit
Interface PCI Express
D-Sub Yes
TV-Out S/HDTV-out
Video-In Yes
Cooling Fansink


On board 15-pin VGA connector for CRT monitor.
On board S-Video connector for TV-Out.
On board DVI-I connector for Digital Flat Panel
External DVI-I to VGA adapter for Secondary CRT monitor.
Independent resolutions and refresh rates for any two connected.
System Requirement:

A 300 watt power supply or greater is recommended.
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 PCI Express motherboard.
Memory: 256MB or above.
Operating Systems: Windows XP (Home or Pro)
What’s inside the Package:

or GECUBE RADEON X800XT 256MB Platinum-VIVO Graphics Board
2 S-Video and composite cable (TV In/out)
3 External Power Cable
4 DVI to CRT dongle adapter
5 ATI CD Driver for Radeon X800XT
6 PowerDVD CD
7 PowerDirector Pro ME
8 Multi-language Installation Manual
9 HDTV Cable (S to YPbPr)

Approx. 3.00 kg Avaliability: 1-2 days. AU$836.00
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