Diamond Radeon X1600 Pro / 256MB GDDR2 / PCI Express / DVI / VGA / TV Out / Crossfire Ready / Video Card

Item#:  D10-2072  | Model#: X1600PCIE256SB

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Diamond Radeon X1600 Pro 256MB PCIe Product Details

Great Digital Entertainment & 3D Graphics

The Radeon® X1600 is designed to deliver outstanding entertainment and 3D graphics through its unique ultra-threaded core architecture and ATI’s Avivo™ video and display technology. The Radeon X1600 is a perfect way to connect your PC and consumer electronic devices together for an ideal home entertainment and gaming system. Built for the future, the Radeon X1600 is CrossFire™ Ready to deliver the ultimate gaming performance that works with all games.

Before you buy - make sure your motherboard is compatible with this video card. For example, PCI Express video cards won't work with motherboards designed only for AGP or PCI video cards, and vice versa. Please read the specifications carefully or call us for expert advice.

Note: Crossfire is accomplished through included software.

Designed from the ground up with GPU sharing in mind, this series allows you to get incredible gaming performance by adding a Crossfire Edition graphics card for ultra fast performance that works with all games, all the time.

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Enjoy flawlessly smooth video playback on your PC, enhanced with vibrant colors, sharp images, and universal TV and display connectivity delivered by AMD's acclaimed ATI Avivo(tm) technology. Computers with Avivo provide much more accurate color reproduction than other PCs - they can display 64 times as many colors - and so are essential for anyone editing photos or viewing video. In addition, Avivo makes PC games look stunning on any current display and the superb image quality gives Avivo users the gaming edge.

ATI’s all-new CATALYST™ Control Center goes far beyond traditional driver configuration software—it’s a feature-rich and stable 3D acceleration control application that puts you in complete command of your ATI visual processing unit

PCI Express Support
PCI Express is a new Intel bus architecture that doubles the bandwidth of the AGP 8X bus, delivering over 4 GB per second in both upstream and downstream data transfers.

A Closer Look

    • Support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 programmable vertex and pixel shaders in hardware
    • Shader Model 3.0 vertex and pixel sgader support:
    • Full speed 32-bit floating point processing
    • High dynamic range rendering with floating point blending and anti-aliasing support
    • High performance dynamic branching and flow control
    • Complete feature set also supported in OpenGL® 2.0
  • Next-Generation HYPER Z™ Technology
    • Hierachical Z-Buffer with Early Z Test.
    • Lossless Z-Buffer Compression (up to 48:1)
    • Fast Z-Buffer Clear
    • Z Cache optimized for real-time shadow rendering
    • Optimized for performance at high display resolutions, including widescreen HDTV resolutions
  • Avivo™ Video and Display Engine
    • New advanced video capabilities including high fidelity gamma, colo correction and scaling
    • Dual independent display controllers that support true 30-bpp throughout the display pipe
      - Full symmetry on both heads
      - Each display controller supports display resolutions beyond 2560 x 1600
    • Advanced DVI capabilities including 10-bit, 16-bit HDR output
    • YPrPb compnent output for direct drive of HDTV displays
    • Seamless integration of pixel shaders with cideo in real time
    • VIDEOSOAP™ noise removal filtering for captured video
    • MPEG1/2/4 decode and encode acceleration
      - DXVA support
      - Hardware motion compensation, iDCT, DCT and color space coversion.
    • All-format DTV/HDTV decoding
    • Adaptive per-pixel de-interlacing and frame rate conversion (temporal filtering)
  • Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering
    • 2x/4x/6x Anti-Aliasing modes
      - Sparse multi-sample algorithm with gamma correction, programmable sample patterns, and centroid sampling
      - New adaptive anti-aliasing mode.
      - Lossless Color Compression (up to 6:1)at all resolutions, including widescreen HDTV resolutions
      - Temporal Anti-Aliasing
    • 2x/4x/8x/16x Anisotropic Filtering modes
      - Up to 128-tap texture filtering
      - Adaptive anisotropic filtering algorithm with bilinear (performance) and trilinear (quality) options

Minimum System Requirements

  • 420 Watt ATX 2.0 or greater power supply.Consult your computer system manual to ensure the power supply is designed to accommodate a high-end graphics card with a peak dissipation above 75 watts.
  • Intel® Pentium® IVor AMD Athlon®, Athlon(r) 64, Athlon® XP
  • System Memory: 512 MB or higher. 512MB recommended
  • 90MB available hard disk space
  • Motherboard with free PCI Express™ slot and correct PCIe chipset driver.
  • CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive (for installation software).
  • PCI Express™ compatible system with a specialized 12v graphics card power connector.
  • DVD-ROM required for DVD Playback.
  • Microsoft Windows® XP (Home or Pro) or Windows® 2000
  • High-resolution MultiSync or multi-frequency monitors or any other type or VGA monitor.
  • Digital flat-panel (DFP) displays or digital CRT display.
  • Connecting Device for CrossFire--Only one display while enable Cross-Fire

What's Included

  • Diamond Radeon X1600 256MB GDDR2 PCI Express Video Card
  • Install Guide
  • Drivers CD
  • HDTV Cable
  • Composite CAble
  • S-Video Cable
  • DVI to VGA Adapter
  • Composite Adapter
  • Manufactured by: Diamond Multimedia
    Warranty provided by: Diamond Multimedia
    UPC No: 757448003215
    Mfg Part No: X1600PCIE256SB
  • Box Size: ( Length:12, Width:7, Depth:3)
    Shipping Weight: 1.5500 pound(s)
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