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Sapphire Radeon X1950 GT video card review

After having taken a look at ATI's Radeon X1950 PRO in its various forms many times on our hallowed pages over the past few months since it was released, you can be left in little doubt as to how impressed we were with the price:performance ratio offered by this particular SKU.  By all accounts, we weren't the only ones, with Radeon X1950 PRO boards flying off shelves as the part proved to be immensely popular amongst consumers too.

With the RV570 architecture that powers these parts proving to be so successful, it's hardly surprising that ATI were keen to take the core further, into lower priced territories.  Thankfully, it seems that the yields have been right to do just this, and without making any cuts to the basic architecture of the core.  Thus, what ATI have created is an SKU that sits between the Radeon X1650 XT and Radeon X1950 PRO, but with a stance much closer to the latter, being as it is simply a full RV570 core with reduced clock speeds.

The name of this new part? The Radeon X1950 GT.  Today, we have a board based around this SKU to examine, courtesy of Sapphire - Let's see how it performs and just what it has to offer.

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