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post #11 of 32
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And what you say about the 1GB not being supported by ATI is somewhat correct.
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ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB – Manufacturers’ Initiative, Sources Say. ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB Boards Incoming

Sources close to ATI, graphics product group of Advanced Micro Devices, said that graphics cards with 1GB of memory based on the company’s latest high end graphics processing unit (GPU) are an initiative of certain add-in-board (AIB) suppliers, but not the chip designer itself.
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Edit: The review is very very shaky, but one thing i can conclude from it is the 2900XTX seems to be slower than the 2900XT 1GB and barely faster than the 2900XT 512MB
Well the thing is there is no XTX in existance that anyone knows of. So right off the bat you gotta wonder what's going on with this review. Unless of course the XTX managed to debut under the radar.
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no matter what,its still dissapointing
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It isn't too suprising. I honestly didn't think the memory was the reason the performance of the HD2900 was sub-par (in some cases)
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post #14 of 32
I think the XTX was referring to the Diamond Viper 1GB editions they have. Or maybe the other way around.

Just look at the reviewed products, there are 2 pairs of HD 2900XT 1GB's. Ones a Diamond Viper and the other is some other more generic version i think.

And yes, everyone is right, the memory won't help all that much other than maybe some 3Dmarks.
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post #15 of 32
It'll only really help when you start playing games with REALLY BIG textures. I can't wait.
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post #16 of 32
Lets wait for reviews that don't look like they were expelled from the anus.

Besides this is just a 1GB version of the HD 2900XT. Nothing else should have changed that drastically. Now allow me to show you the chart that made me buy this card.

X1800 Folding: =====
X1900 Folding: =========
2900X Folding: ===============
Nvidia 7 Series: ?
Nvidia 8 Series: ?
Folding@Home Performance (Higher is Better)
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post #17 of 32
I can't read it because I'm at work.....anyone want to redirect for me? Here is an interesting read on the X2900XT from HWBot.
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post #18 of 32
This is a little known site. Things are formatted real weird. Nvidia fanboys are doing the reviewing. Don't bother it is pointless.
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post #19 of 32
I just received the 2900xt 1gb today. Though the corner has been dented it still works. I ran a quick 3dMark06 before I left for work. Will post the pictures later. but my score was 11018.
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Stock? That's about what my 512MB gets at stock. Lol good thing I didn't wait for it.
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