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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, bizbiz wrote:
> Hi all i would love to read any comment from you
> on the ati x700 pro 256 mbs...
> I plan to pgrade from an ati 9800pro 128 mbs
> And i would apreaciate to know more about the
> gddr3 and advantage of the pixel shader 3.
> I've read to that this video card the x700pro
> 256mb as a video in. Is this true.
> And finaly i've read to that there is not mych
> dfference between the two cards : ati 9800pro and
> the x700pro, in therm of 3d application. It that
> thank you.
ATI products that have VIVO (video in, video out connectors)
usually have "All In Wonder" or AIW as part of the product
name. Your x700pro is just a video card, without hardware
VIVO capability, as near as I can tell.
According to the ATI web page, the x700pro has "VideoShader HD"
for "improved DVD playback", and that is for watching
This is an example of an ATI PCI-Express card with the AIW
name. Video I/O is via a breakout cable: