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SAPPHIRE Captures Mainstream with X1600 series

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    Dec 13th, 2005-Leading graphics supplier Sapphire Technology is now shipping its latest series of graphics accelerators based on an exciting new architecture delivering the most sophisticated yet affordable graphics processing solutions in the midrange market.

    SAPPHIRE SHIPS NEW CROSSFIRE READY SOLUTIONS
    Radical new graphics architecture in affordable X1600 series

    Leading graphics supplier Sapphire Technology is now shipping its latest series of graphics accelerators based on an exciting new architecture delivering the most sophisticated yet affordable graphics processing solutions in the midrange market.

    Based on a completely new architecture, the new X1600 series has been designed to deliver high efficiency, high performance in Shader Model 3.0 and enhanced image quality. The architecture also supports AvivoTM delivering vibrant high fidelity images and video playback to the latest High Definition (HD) video standards. This series is fully compatible with and ready for use in pairs in Crossfire dual graphics systems.

    The Sapphire RADEON X1600XT delivers the highest graphics performance in its class. Equipped with 256MB of GDDR3 memory, this model features clock speeds of 590MHz (core) and 690MHz (memory). The RADEON X1600Pro features the same exciting new architecture, operating at the slightly reduced clock speeds of 500MHz (core) and 400MHz (memory) with a choice of memory configurations aimed at delivering a range of price:performance options.

    Retail versions of these new Sapphire graphics accelerators will ship with multimedia software including PowerDVD and Sapphire Select, the exciting new way to deliver a choice of games to the end user. Each card is bundled with a DVD containing a selection of top games from several leading software houses. The end customer can play each of the games for a one hour trial before choosing which titles he or she wants to keep and using the activation codes for those titles.

    Sapphire’s RADEON X1000 series now delivers the best graphics and video performance in the industry. For more details please visit www.sapphiretech.com

    Full details can be found in the full press release

    Source: Sapphiretech.com
     

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