Expensive Although there’s no retail Mac graphics card in its class that’s less. All brand or product names mentioned here are properties of their respective companies. Apple PowerMac G5 Tower system running Fantastic card for the older Mac G5. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Log in Don’t have an account?

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ATI Radeon X800 XT Mac Edition: Competition in the Mac Market

Apple then decides which GPUs they want to use based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, feature set, performance and price point. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Apple PowerMac G5 Tower system running I bought this video card to speed up Aperture on my G5 tower, and it has more than doubled the speed of the app.

Please try your search again later. One of the reasons the Ultra card is so long is for support during shipping of G5 systems. My review sample X XT arrived without any docs or CD and after installing the card initially, I was surprised at the fan noise level as it was clearly louder than the Ultra sample I had used. Details of the test system used for this review is listed below. I’d be very interested in what he has to say.


The X XT uses the Radeon extension as does the card. Test System Hardware Summary: You can really see it in the lower resolution Quake3 scores when even the XT and Pro beat out the Although it was reviewed from a PC perspective, the background architectural information remains the same.

Had to buy this in order to meet the minimum hardware requirements of Aperture 2. Post Your Comment Please raedon in or sign up to comment. I’m just not sure how he arrived at that conclusion. Log in Don’t have an account?

Rather than regurgitate the details on the features of the X XT Mac Edition and other cards used for comparison in this review here’s a summary with links to more info at ATI’s site. Driver inefficiencies can sometimes be exposed by looking at low resolution performance, which is why I always publish st.

This is always a common question from readers. For avid Mac gamers, the Radeon X XT Mac Edition with advanced programmable shaders provides an extremely smooth and responsive HD gaming experience, allowing players aati take control of the most demanding game titles at the highest possible settings. There was a problem completing your request.


I received the Mac Video card very quickly and the product installation and software needed was provided in a quick and easy format.

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Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Share your thoughts with other customers. I immediately mentioned this to ATI and was told I was the only person that had complained about fan noise.

ATI Radeon X XT Mac Edition: Competition in the Mac Market

Please make sure that you’ve entered a valid question. You can follow my preferred path through the review by continuing to the next pageor use the links atti to jump to a specific page. Increase your productivity with quicker switching between screens, improve web graphics and monitor performance. Macintosh is for creativity, primarily visual creativity and this graphic card helps you get the max from your Mac.

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Screenshots and info on ATI’s control panel features.