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Looking at Sapphires new card, the X1950XT and it says it has DDR3, but in the specs list below it says DDR4.... what is it? After all it is a X1950XT core right?

http://www.sapphiretech.com/us/produ...gpid=169&grp=3
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post #2 of 12
The X1950 Series uses GDDR4 Ram X1900XTX series and belwo use GDDR 3
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The X1950XT cards use 2.0Ghz GDDR4, very fast
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OCZedd View Post
The X1950XT cards use 2.0Ghz GDDR4, very fast
It says 1.8Ghz DDR3 at specs, and for the XTX 2.0Ghz DDR4. I'm getting confused. Should it be 1.8Ghz DDR4 then? Would make sense then because obviously the XT should have lower clocks then the XTX.
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The 256MB version you have linked is indeed DDR3. I don't think they want to waste GDDR4 on a lower end card.
    
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post #6 of 12
This odd. Well the Lower end may be indeed GDDR3.
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Why would it be a lower end card? X1950XT doesn't "sound" far off the X1950XTX.
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post #8 of 12
Apparantly only XTX designated cards are getting GDDR4. As to why that is, I really have no idea.
    
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post #9 of 12
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Would this card support native crossfire support like the X1950 Pro? Or does it need one of them dongles and a master/slave card.
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Witchfire View Post
Apparantly only XTX designated cards are getting GDDR4. As to why that is, I really have no idea.
Prolly because there's not enough GDDR4 to go around.
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