ATI introduces the Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Edition

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  1. Maclarny macrumors 6502

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  2. Shrike_Priest macrumors member

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    My guess = a hell of a lot of money :p

    the GFFX 5200 Ultra should be sufficient for a while for me.
     
  3. Gymnut macrumors 68000

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    Hopefully Nvidia will follow suit and release a Mac version of the 5900 FX. Makes my Geforce4Ti4600 fear it's gonna be replaced.
     
  4. couch potato macrumors regular

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    lol your worried about your Ti 4600? at least you got a good card- im still on this geforce mx 32mb card:D :rolleyes: it wouldnt be logical to replace the Ti yet because there is still a fair number of poeple out there who, like me, dont even own a Ti yet:rolleyes:
     
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    Yeah I have one of those too. I WILL be getting the ATI 9800. Anyone want a 32MB G4MX for $50?
     
  6. Maclarny thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Not unless it's a PCI card (((which it isn't) so i guess that answers my question) so never mind)
     
  7. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    If it's a twin monitor card, I would be interested since $399 is substantially out of my range right now.

    That card is something quite capable compared to my GeForce 2MX twinhead.
     
  8. akushlan macrumors regular

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    The only problem is it is only 128MB, me wantee more, me wantee 256MB, and will only run @ MAX 4x even in a future machine it will slow down performance
     
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    Yeah in the thread I linked you too I looked at the Windows Store (apparently it directed me there after it saw I was using win 10.2? :confused: )
    There is only 399 one.
     
  11. ZildjianKX macrumors 68000

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    Screw the 256MB version, its a total waste of money for its performance difference of the 128MB version... only plus side of it being released on the mac is that so the mac community wouldn't be left out... if you really consider that a plus.
     
  12. Gymnut macrumors 68000

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    Lol, shall I play the world's smallest violin for you? j/k :D
     
  13. MacBandit macrumors 604

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    Yes, it is an Apple OEM ADC and DVI twin head G4MX 32MB. I get the same frame rates in UT2003 and QuakeIII that the ATI9000 gets but it doesn't have the hardware T&L.
     
  14. MacBandit macrumors 604

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    2 things. There is very little advantage in any performance test done with the 256MB cards over the 128MB cards. Also There is no speed advantage with these cards at 8x AGP over 4x AGP. The cards just are fast enough to saturate a 4x AGP bus yet.
     

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