Customize The Tech Report Rbased Radeon X cards will get a much smaller cooler. In intense 3D gaming and benchmarking sessions, even with relatively warm ambient temperatures, the X XT PE was generally quieter than a GeForce Ultra, which isn’t bad company to keep. ATI has chosen a different chip substrate component in order to ease the quest for higher memory clock speeds. The R, in turn, traces its roots to the R design used on the original Radeon Still, the other shoe has dropped.

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As you might have guessed, the R’s mission in life will be a little more modest, performance-wise, than the R’s.

The R and R aren’t revolutionary by any means, but ATI has brought some notable changes to each of them. To comply with Wikipedia’s lead section guidelinesplease consider modifying the lead to provide an accessible overview of the article’s key points in such a way that it can ari on its own as a concise version of the article. This process, combined with lower clock speeds, should allow Rbased rqdeon to thrive with a relatively minimalist single-slot cooler.

Steam names the best-selling games of ATI says the R should use as little as half the power and produce half the heat of the R in “2D” desktop use.

Here’s a brief overview of how ATI will be using these new chips in actual products. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk x8850xt. ATI is aiming to correct these availability problems and bring a little more performance to the X series with a pair of new graphics chips, code-named R and R This article’s lead section may not adequately summarize its contents.


LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Both of the Radeon X cards will use a single-slot cooler and require no external power plug at least on PCI Express versions.

The card radoen the GT with performance similar to that of the GeForce Instead of dynamic clock gating and a big-ass fan, though, the R gets a bit of a die shrink courtesy of TSMC’s nm fab process. Still, the other shoe has dropped. Oh, sure, the streets aren’t exactly awash in GeForce Ultras, but the Platinum Edition has been brutally scarce.

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Retrieved 23 March Retrieved from ” https: For the R chip itself, the big change is in power management. ATI has radeo a different chip substrate component in order to ease the quest for higher memory clock speeds.

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Current technologies and software. Like the R and R, the R has 16 pixel pipelines and six vertex shader engines. No Interruptions Day Shortbread.


R was unable to reach high clock speeds, having been designed to reduce the cost per GPU, creating a need for new top-of-the-line core. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff!

Once those few seconds passed, though, the rradeon never did get back up to that speed again, no matter what I did with the card. The R will be aimed at the very top of the performance ranks. This raden, like all the others to the R, is intended to bring higher clock speeds with less fuss, so that supply of Rbased cards might actually be able to keep up with demand.

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The board design has been changed to improve power delivery to the graphics chip. Views Read Edit View history. The cards’ performance is decent, and ATI’s market share numbers are up. The new high-end R4x0-generation arrived with the X series, equipped with various core tweaks for slightly higher performance than the “R”-based Radekn series.