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X1300 to be renamed X1550

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If this is true I personally think its very wrong : However does support Aero on vista

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THE NEW AMD continues its mysterious marketing games. Once again it is set to rename an existing product rather than introduce a new one.
The RV 515 and RV516-based X1300 have been given a new name. From now on you will know these cards as X1550. This suggests that the card is not quite X1600 performance, but it ought to be better than the current X1300.

Well it's not. It is just a renamed product, which sounds better and looks good on the box. That’s it. If you see one of these cards, beware, as you are buying X1300 generation of card.

The good news is that this card can run Aero glass, Vista's cool-looking interface.
Here:http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35804
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Intresting to a point and the enter is the news man
    
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Well wouldn't it at least have higher clocks? That would make it better...
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Well wouldn't it at least have higher clocks? That would make it better...
Well it would however i bet its just renamed.
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What about the All In Wonder 2006 PCI Interface Card, yeah it's a 256MB X1300 Card, how does that do well on the gaming part, and can it run Vista? (Gift for a friend.)
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That's so wrong..they're fooling the inexperienced...
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You can rename a :turd: but it don't matter, its still a :turd:
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It's sad to see such underhanded tactics.

AMD what are you doing?
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WHo wants to go to best buy in a month and be like "So what's better...the x1300 or the x1550?"

"Oh the x1550 for sure...put some newer tech into that one, and it can run games a little bit faster....much better for the money"

AHAHHA!

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Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
WHo wants to go to best buy in a month and be like "So what's better...the x1300 or the x1550?"

"Oh the x1550 for sure...put some newer tech into that one, and it can run games a little bit faster....much better for the money"

AHAHHA!

I love it!
Hilarious, I already laugh when they tell me the 7600gt is better than the x1900xtx because it has a higher number
    
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