Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,682 Reviews & Articles | 45,675 News Posts
We are looking for a US-based news reporter, join our awesome team!

Hercules 3D Prophet Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB Review - Conclusion


By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 6, 2003 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%Manufacturer: Hercules

Conclusion

 

While the card is excellent as far as performance is concerned it really is no different from the Gigabyte Radeon 9800 Pro that we tested along side it.

 

The kind of people who are going to purchase the Hercules card over the others are people who have been buying other Hercules cards over the past few generations of graphics processors and don't mind spending those few extra dollars for a card that looks better then the rest and carries the name of Hercules for their support and so forth.

 

The difference between the 9700 Pro and 9800 Pro is around 10% - the jump for people with the older generation 9700 Pro will not find it as feasible unless they live a world where money has no object. Overall the Hercules Radeon 9800 Pro is very nice looking but is held back by the extra $69 US you will pay for a few heatsinks which results in a higher overclock, unfortunately it is very minimal and something the user can perform on other video cards with the simple purchase of Tiny BGA heatsinks., a blue LED and colored PCB from a video card which will set you back around $660 US.

 

- Pros

 

Overall a Very Fast video card

 

Looks fantastic

 

Heatsinks on front and back to improve cooling

 

- Cons

 

Nothing out of the ordinary compared to the other 9800 Pro as far as speeds go

 

High price tag which is out of reach for most

 

Rating: 8 out of 10

 

    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.


    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Australia: Find other tech and computer products like this over at PLE Computer's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.



    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Subscribe to our Newsletter