As expected, ATI is offering the X1950 XTX and X1950 CrossFire Edition. Both GPUs are clocked at 650MHz and connect to 512MB of GDDR 4 memory running at an effective clock speed of 2GHz. The GPUs contain 48 pixel shaders fed by eight vertex shaders.More details will likely follow within about 12 hours or so.
ATI will also unveil the rumoured Radeon X1900 XT board with 256MB of memory - the CPU is currently available on 512MB boards. Pricing data we've seen puts it at $279/€249. The X1950 XTX will come in at a cool $449/€399, while the CrossFire edition is expected to retail for around $898/€798 - presumably because there'll be two cards in the box.
ATI Radeon X1950 XT launch today
Posted on Wednesday, Aug 23 2006 @ 00:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck