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ATI's New Radeon X1950 Graphics Cards

ATI's new flagship graphics card: The Radeon X1950 XTX runs at a core speed of 650 MHz and is the first graphics card to use GDDR4 memory, which – in this case – is clocked at 1 GHz. Yours for a suggested retail price of $450.

ATI’s new flagship graphics card : The Radeon X1950 XTX runs at a core speed of 650 MHz and is the first graphics card to use GDDR4 memory, which – in this case – is clocked at 1 GHz. Yours for a suggested retail price of $450.

A Radeon X1950 Crossfire Edition card (left) and an X1950 XTX in tandem.

A Radeon X1950 Crossfire Edition card (left) and an X1950 XTX in tandem.

The Crossfire port (left) of the Radeon X1950 Crossfire Edition.

The Crossfire port (left) of the Radeon X1950 Crossfire Edition.

Top view of the Radeon X1950 XTX.

Top view of the Radeon X1950 XTX.

Bottom view of the Radeon X1950 XTX.

Bottom view of the Radeon X1950 XTX.

Heat pipe of the Radeon X1950 XTX.

Heat pipe of the Radeon X1950 XTX.

The heart of the X1950: ATI's R580 processor is built in a 90 nm process and integrates 384 million transistors and 48 pixel shader processors.

The heart of the X1950 : ATI’s R580 processor is built in a 90 nm process and integrates 384 million transistors and 48 pixel shader processors.

ATI also rounded out its entry-level offering. The Radeon X1650 Pro (picture) is priced at $100. The new X1300 XT is priced at $90 and at the high-end of the X1300 series, which starts at $50 for regular X1300 cards.

ATI also rounded out its entry-level offering. The Radeon X1650 Pro (picture) is priced at $100. The new X1300 XT is priced at $90 and at the high-end of the X1300 series, which starts at $50 for regular X1300 cards.