Crucial X1900XTX 512 Graphics card
Posted on: 30.04.2007 01:00:00


• Complete support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and Shader Model 3.0
• 512MB of GDDR3 memory
• 256-bit GDDR3 memory interface
• 48 pixel-shader processors
• 8 vertex-shader engines
• 650MHz core frequency
• 1.5GHz memory frequency
• Two dual link DVI-I connectors, VGA connectors (via included adapters), and S-video connector

Box Contents
• CD manual/driver
• Two DVI-I to VGA adapters
• S-video to HDTV cable
• S-video to VIVO cable
• S-video cable
• RCA cable
• Power cable
• DVD playback CD
• Installation guide

Display Support
• Two dual link DVI-I connectors
• VGA connectors (via included adapters)
• S-video connector (TV-out)
• Dual monitor support via HydraVision™ 3

Operating System Support
• Microsoft Windows® XP™
• Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition
• Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition 2005
• Microsoft Windows Vista™

System Requirements
• PCI Express-based PC is required, with one x16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
• 512MB or more of system memory for better performance
• Connection to the system power supply is required: 450-watt power supply or greater, 30 amps on 12-volt rail recommended (assumes fully loaded system)
• PCI Express-compliant power supply required — connect directly to the power supply with a 6-pin PCIe power connector
• Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
• DVD playback requires DVD drive and decoder software (software included)

Sophisticated Features
• Avivo™ Video and Display Engine™ HD: Connect the X1900 XTX to home entertainment devices and experience vibrant image quality.
• H.264 Decoding and Transcoding: Supports H.264 decoding and transcoding, delivering ultra-high image quality for TV viewing and home entertainment.
• Ultra-Threaded Shader Engine™ HD: Supports Microsoft® Direct X® 9.0 and Shader Model 3.0.
• Advanced High Dynamic Range: HDR with anti-aliasing, blending and filtering, text compression, and tone-mapping acceleration for next-generation image quality.
• CrossFire™-ready: Advanced multi-GPU technology ignites an entirely new gaming experience.
• HydraVision Multimonitor Management Software: Tailors your desktop to manage increased amounts of information and improve productivity. Use up to two monitors and create multiple layers of desktop workspace with Multi-Desk.

General Specifications
• Powered by the Radeon X1900 XTX VPU, driven by 48 pixel-shader processors
• Full support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0, OpenGL® 2.0, and Shader Model 3.0
• 256-bit GDDR3 memory interface
• 512MB GDDR3 onboard (1550MHz) memory
• 2 x 400MHz RAMDAC
• PCI Express x16
• Dual link DVI-I, S-video, and VGA connectors (via included adapters)

Crucial Quality
Crucial Technology, a division of Micron, provides high-quality memory upgrades, graphics cards, flash memory, and a host of products to enhance the entire computing experience. Recognized in the computing industry as a leading provider of memory products, Crucial has built an expanded product line to meet the demands of mainstream computer users and hard core gamers alike.

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