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genuine ATi 9800XT

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Anonymous
June 2, 2004 2:32:51 AM

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what is the difference between genuine ATi card and such brands as
gecube?


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Anonymous
June 11, 2004 12:51:25 PM

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On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 23:51:41 GMT, "First of One" <daxinfx@yahoo.com>
wrote:

>Depends on the brandname. Even ATi may switch to different RAM brands or
>even make changes to the chip design throughout a production run.
>
>Sapphire stands out because it used to manufacture cards for ATi. Sapphire
>cards tend to be exact clones of ATi-branded ones.


With the exception of cards that are not equivalents of an Ati card
(my 9600 Pro VIVO, for instance - Ati don't make one).

patrickp

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Anonymous
June 11, 2004 11:27:59 PM

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patrickp wrote:


>
> With the exception of cards that are not equivalents of an Ati card
> (my 9600 Pro VIVO, for instance - Ati don't make one).
>


I am actually wondering if you have a brain.

@ndrew
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Anonymous
June 11, 2004 11:28:00 PM

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On 11 Jun 2004 19:27:59 +0950, "@ndrew"
<andrewratinternodedotondotnet> wrote:

>patrickp wrote:
>
>
>>
>> With the exception of cards that are not equivalents of an Ati card
>> (my 9600 Pro VIVO, for instance - Ati don't make one).
>>
>
>
>I am actually wondering if you have a brain.
>
>@ndrew


Thank you so much. I appreciate the profundity of your comment, too.

patrickp

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Anonymous
June 12, 2004 6:53:16 PM

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patrickp wrote:

> On 11 Jun 2004 19:27:59 +0950, "@ndrew"
> <andrewratinternodedotondotnet> wrote:
>
> > patrickp wrote:
> >
> >
> >>
> >> With the exception of cards that are not equivalents of an Ati card
> >> (my 9600 Pro VIVO, for instance - Ati don't make one).
> >>
> >
> >
> > I am actually wondering if you have a brain.
> >
> > @ndrew
>
>
> Thank you so much. I appreciate the profundity of your comment, too.
>
> patrickp
>
> patrickp@5acoustibop.co.uk - take five to email me


My comment was based on the fact the Sapphire make ATI's cards for them
.... a bit of reading could help you there. I always have a laugh when
I read people in here saying you need to get a "made by ATI" card ...
there is no such thing.

ATI do a reference card and sub-contract others to make them ... good
business model that .... your comments that ATI does not put out a VIVO
model therefore is laughable.

@ndrew
Anonymous
June 12, 2004 6:53:17 PM

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@ndrew wrote:
> patrickp wrote:
>
>> On 11 Jun 2004 19:27:59 +0950, "@ndrew"
>> <andrewratinternodedotondotnet> wrote:
>>
>>> patrickp wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> With the exception of cards that are not equivalents of an Ati card
>>>> (my 9600 Pro VIVO, for instance - Ati don't make one).
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am actually wondering if you have a brain.
>>>
>>> @ndrew
>>
>>
>> Thank you so much. I appreciate the profundity of your comment, too.
>>
>> patrickp
>>
>> patrickp@5acoustibop.co.uk - take five to email me
>
>
> My comment was based on the fact the Sapphire make ATI's cards for
> them ... a bit of reading could help you there. I always have a
> laugh when I read people in here saying you need to get a "made by
> ATI" card ... there is no such thing.
>
> ATI do a reference card and sub-contract others to make them ... good
> business model that .... your comments that ATI does not put out a
> VIVO model therefore is laughable.
>
> @ndrew

Used to be, ATi built all of their own chips. I think they used to
build some of their own cards. But even back as far as 89, ATi cards I
have from then have "Made In Canada" stamped on them. My later Built By
ATi cards have Made In China stamped on them. Perhaps ATi *owns* some
facilities in other countries? It isn't like they can't afford them :) 
I have one Radeon 7000 card with a different brand onit, and it's also
made in China.
In the end, the only thing that matters is they still charge you with a
phone call.
McG.
Anonymous
June 12, 2004 6:53:17 PM

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On 12 Jun 2004 14:53:16 +0950, "@ndrew"
<andrewratinternodedotondotnet> wrote:

>patrickp wrote:
>
>> On 11 Jun 2004 19:27:59 +0950, "@ndrew"
>> <andrewratinternodedotondotnet> wrote:
>>
>> > patrickp wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >>
>> >> With the exception of cards that are not equivalents of an Ati card
>> >> (my 9600 Pro VIVO, for instance - Ati don't make one).
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> > I am actually wondering if you have a brain.
>> >
>> > @ndrew
>>
>>
>> Thank you so much. I appreciate the profundity of your comment, too.
>>
>> patrickp
>>
>> patrickp@5acoustibop.co.uk - take five to email me
>
>
>My comment was based on the fact the Sapphire make ATI's cards for them
>... a bit of reading could help you there. I always have a laugh when
>I read people in here saying you need to get a "made by ATI" card ...
>there is no such thing.
>
>ATI do a reference card and sub-contract others to make them ... good
>business model that .... your comments that ATI does not put out a VIVO
>model therefore is laughable.
>
>@ndrew


No, it's not. The fact is that Ati do not make a 9600 Pro VIVO card
while Sapphire do. The Sapphire card, furthermore, does not appear to
work with any of MMC's TV apps ; therefore the inference is that the
Rage Theater chip is not a reference Ati model, but Sapphire's own.
In fact, the reason I specifically sourced a Sapphire card was because
of the widely held opinion that Sapphire cards are identical to Ati
cards, whereas subsequent reading on the Sapphire site revealed that
many models - _including_ ones that parallel current Ati cards -
actually are not.

patrickp

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