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vertex and pixel shaders 3.0

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Jbossman, Dec 17, 2006.

  1. Jbossman New Member

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    Is there a way to apply vertex and pixel shaders 3.0 in a firmware upgrade? I have an ati radeon 9250 and the vertex shader version is 1.1 - the pixel shader version is 1.4 :cool:
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    No, is not possible.
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    Thanks alot. Do you know what would be the best bios upgrade for this card?
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    you shouldnt be flashing your bios for no reason. besides, i dont think that ati offers bios upgrades liek that. just get a new card if you want better perfomance.


    chris
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    Sadly, PS and VS are not upgradeable. You can only replace the card...and with a 9250, that's not a very bad idea ;). If people could just upgrade video card shaders with a simple mod or BIOS flash, I don't think that the X1k series would have been so successful.
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    Get a cheapass X1600pro for now... or wait for R600 to come out (which I havent... ;_;)
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    u dont go with the 1600 if u get a new card go with the x800 or x850 seares cards they will kill the 1600 or u could get a 7800gs
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    Thanks for the info to all. What do you guys recommend as the best pci card? I have an Intel motherboard with a P4 2.2ghz processor and 768mb of ram right now, no agp adapter. Everything runs great right now, but untill I upgrade I need pci :shadedshu
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    radeon x1300. that is currently the best pci card..


    chris

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