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Sapphire Adds AGP TO HD 2000 Series

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I'l be the first one to say that this will cost more then the PCi-E versions
 
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things catered to select markets usually are more expensive but AGP users should be happy a major company is still churning out new products for them. Kudos to AMD.
 

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things catered to select markets usually are more expensive but AGP users should be happy a major company is still churning out new products for them. Kudos to AMD.
maybe so. but i wasnt too happy when i went down my local hardware hut looking for a AGP BLiss 7900GS+ only to find out that they were more expensive then a X1900XTX which was the top card at the time. select or not. you dont see people selling an P3 or an XP Athlon CPU for 400quid
 
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maybe so. but i wasnt too happy when i went down my local hardware hut looking for a AGP BLiss 7900GS+ only to find out that they were more expensive then a X1900XTX which was the top card at the time. select or not. you dont see people selling an P3 or an XP Athlon CPU for 400quid
AGP cards like these have Rialto bridge chips and are to be expected to cost more than their PCI-E counterparts; more components=greater cost unfortunately :(
 
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ok i wait for hd2950pro 1gb agp version :D
 

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....These AGP 2600's have been out for a while havent they :confused:.

I remember them being here over a month ago.
 
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....These AGP 2600's have been out for a while havent they :confused:.

I remember them being here over a month ago.
Sapphire is the bit thats new, i think those were gecube ones before
 
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Visiontek's had some out too. I almost want one of these things, but I've heard they're full of problems (mostly stemming from ATI's drivers).
 

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Oh man,

I was just thinking about getting one of these.....and my old AGP computers motherboards northbridge just fried :eek:
 

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sapphire FTW, by far the current best ati card maker out there. keep up the great work sapphire :Toast:
 
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so anny one know if sapphire got plans dual version for hd2600? or a hd2950pro ?
 

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you mean like the dual x1950pro?
 
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lol, well with the new dual core gpu's coming up from ati, i dont think sapphire will be trying any more dual gpu cards, the dual x1950 pro is freaking huge..
 

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Img lad to see companies still supporting AGP. IT was a champ in its day and kicked it out like none other. REgretfully, I say that in the near future, they may want to quit supporting it. By then, it will be too costly and keep the prices up when they should be lower.