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Sapphire Ships New Entry Level Video Cards

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    Sapphire Technology, has just introduced two new families to its comprehensive product line: the SAPPHIRE X1550 and SAPPHIRE X1050 Series of video cards. The SAPPHIRE X1550 Series is a range of cost effective cards featuring 4 pixel shader units, and operating with a core clock speed of 550MHz and a Memory clock speed of 800MHz. Members of this Series include versions equipped with 256MB of 64-bit DDR2 memory including versions with support for HyperMemory, and output options include VGA, TV-Out, and DVI-I. The SAPPHIRE X1050 Series is a new entry level range with 4 pixel shader units and a core clock speed of 400MHz. The Series offers several performance options providing a choice of active or passive cooling and different memory configurations, including 128MB 64-bit DDR2 666MHz with active cooling, 256MB 128-bit DDR 400MHz with passive cooling, and 256MB 128-bit DDR2 666MHz with active cooling. All models provide VGA, TV-Out and DVI-I. The SAPPHIRE X1550 Series and SAPPHIRE X1050 Series are scheduled to ship from retailers and system integrators worldwide from January 17th, 2007.

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  2. NamesDontMatter

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    Well we've all herd of these new low end cards a few times now. I don't think too many of us are interested in them other than for purposes of a HTPC.
     
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    Yay for the tiny stock HSF!
     
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    Would save me alot of money when I built my HTPC.
     
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    Yeah, Selection is always good.
     
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    These cards hardly get hot at all :p
     
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    Hey I got the sig ready, but like can you save it and then reduce the quality?
     
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    this will be great when i build that computer to play barbies horse adventure:laugh:
     
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    I have the sig pics ready:D
     
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    64bit mem thats going to be a crappy
     
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    I might just pick up the lowest model that is passively cooled to go in a HTPC.
     
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