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ATI Radeon 9700 Pro Review
4 October 2011
Excerpt: Introduction ATI has the fastest and most feature rich consumer graphics card on the planet today . To argue with that you'd have to have a crayon lodged in your brain. A quick look at the various Radeon 9700 Pro reviews around the 'net verifies that statement.
Conclusion: I know what you're saying. "Man, isn't it fast ENOUGH????" Well, yes, but who says it can't go FASTER? Come on, you want to know, don't you? Just give in to the urge. If it can do so well at 315 MHz, think of what a speed bump would do for it? Let's find out.
Excerpt: The ATI Radeon 9700 Pro is the fastest 3-D card around and the clear winner if you crave 3-D power. The company has been designing 3-D graphics acceleration into its chips for years, but for the first time in a good while ATI is the performance leader, a spot nVidia owned until recently.
Excerpt: The Radeon 9700 Pro is very much a card of the future. It has some features that make even the Ti-4600 looks humble by comparison. Whilst nVIDIA can claim full Direct X 8.1 support, and Direct X 7 support for their budget MX line of cards, ...
Conclusion: Teething problems aside, we still can’t help but be excited about ATI’s RADEON 9700 PRO. Not only is it the fastest graphics card on the planet, it also boasts the best-looking image quality.
Summary: If you are looking for the fastest, most expensive video card available at the moment with rock solid driver support, look no further. If you are running a new 8XAGP motherboard I have heard of issues requiring a bios upgrade.
Pros: Fastest Card On The Planet (Until Nvidia Answer Back), DX9 Support (Whenever MS decide to release it), Awesome Clock Speeds (No Need To Overclock), Catalyst Drivers are finally up to par, Cool Red PCB looks great in a windowed case, TV out and Twin Monitor Support
Cons: No Games Bundled for a gaming card you would expect at least demos, Needs a 300W PSU
Excerpt: We've been hearing all kinds of good things so far concerning the new ATi Radeon 9700 series graphics cards, but can it possibly live up to all the hype? Come join Tio Chaharbaghi as he takes a look at this beast and tells us once and for all if it has what it takes to become the next champ, or the...