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Sapphire dual-GPU Radeon X1950 Pro

Posted on Tuesday, January 09 2007 @ 15:08:49 CET by

TWO X1950 PRO Graphics processors on a single card – the latest exciting introduction from industry leader SAPPHIRE Technology, dubbed the SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO DUAL and being shown for the first time at CES in Las Vegas from 8th January 2007.The SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO DUAL brings stunningly fast gaming performance, comparable with ATI CrossFire dual GPU systems, together with industry-leading image quality and crystal clear High Definition digital video at a breakthrough price point.

The same thickness as a standard two slot graphics card, the SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO DUAL connects via a single PCI-Express x16 slot, bringing DUAL GPU performance to mainboards with only one PCI-Express connector, and opening up the future possibility of the world’s first Quad AMD GPU operation in an ATI CrossFireTM mainboard.

The SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO DUAL features a full 1Gigabyte of on board GDDR3 for the first time on a product and both cores operate with engine clock speeds of 580MHz and memory timings of 1400MHz. The SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO series offers an industry leading set of image quality features like simultaneous HDR with adaptive anti-aliasing and a palette of over one billion colours, The SAPPHIRE X1950 PRO series natively supports HDCP and features the highly acclaimed ATI Avivo High Definition video and display technology, delivering a better quality home theatre viewing experience than most consumer systems.

All SAPPHIRE's latest graphics cards are Microsoft Windows Vista ready and supported by ATI Catalyst Software Suite, ensuring customers have easy and ongoing access to software updates for performance, stability and added features. RoHS SAPPHIRE manufactures to the latest lead-free standards and products are fully RoHS compliant.

  • Chipset: 2 x ATI RADEON X1950 PRO
  • Engine clock: 580MHz
  • Shader units: 36 + 36
  • Pixel Pipelines: 12 + 12
  • Memory clock: 1400 MHz GDDR3
  • Memory interface: 256-bit
  • Memory Support: 1024 MB
  • Cooling: Active dual slot cooling
  • Bus Interface: PCI-Express x16
  • Variable display outputs: DVI-I / DVI-I / TV out
  • Max 3D resolution: 2560x1600 (dual-link DVI)1024 x 768 (TV out)
  • Hardware Features: DirectX 9ShaderModel 3.0
  • Software Feature: ATI Avivo



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