TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,687 Reviews & Articles | 36,209 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Fractal Design Arc Cases Contest (Global Entry!)

Gigabyte Radeon X1800XL Graphics Card

Our second Radeon X1800XL sample is from Gigabyte. We've compared it against the 7800GT to see just where it sits.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 18, 2005 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Gigabyte

 

Introduction

 

ATI Radeon X1800 XL, (256 MB) Graphic Card

Another day sees another graphics card and this one comes in the shape of the newly released Radeon X1800XL from Gigabyte. This is our first sample to be tested with the new official ATI Catalyst drivers with the previous X1800XL we looked at was still running pre-released non-WHQL drivers.

 

We will be looking at what exactly Gigabyte have on offer for us today with their latest graphics card and thanks to our little overclocking tool, we will be having a look at what happens when we overclock this bad boy.

 

ATI's Radeon X1800XL is designed to compete against nVidia's GeForce 7800GT which is what is supposed to be the more mainstream 7800 card for people who don't want to spend the extra dollars that come with the GTX territory.

 

As always we will be making sure the card is put through its usual paces to see just how it performs with the latest Catalyst 5.11 drivers. Before we get into the benchmarking though we will have a quick look at what's inside the box aside from the graphics card.

 

Further Reading: Read and find more Video Cards content at our Video Cards reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this content

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below