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SAPPHIRE RADEON X550 256MB

"Sapphire Radeon x550 will be reviewed against Inno3D GeForce 6200 TC using Scooter War3z, Scrapland, Serious Sam 2, Trackmania Sunrise, Tribes Vengeance and UT 2004."

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550

GENERAL SYSTEM INFORMATION

PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON64 3000
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON X550
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TC
ATI DRIVER ATI CATALYST v6.6
NVIDIA DRIVER NVIDIA FORCEWARE v91.31
MOTHERBOARD ASROCK 939 DUAL SATA 2
MEMORY 2 x 512MB OCZ GOLD XTC PC3200 DDR
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS XP
DIRECTX VERSION v9.0C
BENCHMARK SETTINGS:- We use two different image quality and resolution settings when we benchmark computer hardware for review. Low quality setting uses a resolution of 1024x768 (unless otherwise stated) and all of the game settings are set to low, this setting will mostly test for processor rather than video performance. Medium quality setting uses a resolution of 1280x1024 (unless otherwise stated) and all of the game settings are set to medium, this setting will test both the processor and video performance.

SCOOTER WAR3Z

LOW QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550111
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE50

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55060
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE26

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550 INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE

COMMENT "Sapphire Radeon x550 puts in a very impressive performance and beats Inno3D GeForce 6200 TC by 55% to 57%."

SCRAPLAND

LOW QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55084
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE54

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55041
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE25

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550 INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE

COMMENT "Sapphire Radeon x550 puts in another good performance and beats Inno3D GeForce 6200 TC by between 36% to 40%."

SERIOUS SAM II

LOW QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55067
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE42

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55030
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE21

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550 INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE

COMMENT "Both video cards can provide playable performance when using low quality but only Sapphire Radeon x550 can provide playable performance when using medium quality."

TRACKMANIA SUNRISE

LOW QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550130
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE70

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55057
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE34

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550 INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE

COMMENT "Sapphire Radeon x550 and Inno3D GeForce 6200 TC can both provide playable performance with Trackmania Sunrise. However Sapphire Radeon x550 performs much better and beats Inno3D GeForce 6200 TC by 41% to 47%."

TRIBES

LOW QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550106
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE54

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55040
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE22

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550 INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE

COMMENT "Once again Sapphire Radeon x550 totally outclasses Inno3D GeForce 6200 TC and beats it by between 45% to 50%."

UT 2004

1024x768

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550105
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE75

1280x1024

SAPPHIRE RADEON X55080
INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE53

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550 INNO3D GEFORCE 6200 TURBOCACHE

COMMENT "Sapphire Radeon x550 and Inno3D GeForce 6200 TC both deliver very playable results."

SAPPHIRE RADEON X550

PAGE 1 SAPPHIRE RADEON X550
PAGE 2 FAR CRY, GT LEGENDS, LEGO STAR WARS AND QUAKE 3
PAGE 3 SERIOUS SAM II, TRACKMANIA SUNRISE AND TRIBES
PAGE 4 DAWN OF WAR, WORLD RACING 2 AND FINAL RESULT

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