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SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT

"Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT is reviewed against MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT. Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT is closer related to the x1600 Pro than the x1300 Pro which should make for a good battle with MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT. The x1300 XT should be the ideal card to bridge the gap between the x1300 Pro and the x1650 Pro. Benchmark Software used:- Tribes Vengeance, World Racing 2, X3 Reunion and Xpand Rally."

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT

"THE ABSOLUTE IN MAINSTREAM GAMING PERFORMANCE A tool for the performance oriented, Sapphire X1300 XT comes equipped with the hardware muscle to deliver an entire realm of fantasy right to your desktop due in large part to the awesome feature-set of the RADEON X1600 core, robust onboard memory configurations and 12 pipeline architecture. An impressive hardware compilation supporting CrossFire paired with support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 ensures future compatibility and the advent of the ATI Avivo Video and Display Platform ensures that you will not have to be limit your fantasies to just your desktop."

GENERAL SYSTEM INFORMATION

VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT
ATI DRIVER ATI CATALYST v6.8
NVIDIA DRIVER FORCEWARE v91.47
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON64 3500
MOTHERBOARD ASROCK 939 DUAL SATA 2
MEMORY 2 x 512MB OCZ GOLD XTC PC3200 DDR
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS XP
DIRECTX VERSION v9.0C

NOTE:- THE SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT AND MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT ARE BEST SUITED TO OUR MEDIUM QUALITY SETTING WHICH USES 1280x1024. WE HAVE INCLUDED THE HIGH QUALITY SETTING WHICH IS SUITED TO MORE EXPENSIVE VIDEO CARDS LIKE THE ATI RADEON X1800 GTO OR NVIDIA GEFORCE 7600 GT. IF THE SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT OR MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT ARE PLAYABLE USING THE HIGH QUALITY SETTING THEN THAT IS A VERY IMPRESSIVE RESULT!

TRIBES

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT72
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT70

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT40
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT38

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT

COMMENT "Another close result between Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT and MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT with Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT winning by only 4%."

WORLD RACING 2

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT41
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT39

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT25
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT22

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT

COMMENT "Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT wins a close result with MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT by 5% to 12%."

X3 REUNION

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT35
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT27

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT20
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT19

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT

COMMENT "Although Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT only really playable at Medium Quality atleast it's better than MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT which is struggling. Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT beats MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT by 23%."

XPAND RALLY

MEDIUM QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT48
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT41

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT33
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT27

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT

COMMENT "Once again it's another victory for Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT and it beats MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT by 15% to 19%."

FINAL RESULT

SYNTHETIC BENCHMARKS

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT18400
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT15861 (-14%)

GAME BENCHMARKS

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT1246
MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT1110 (-11%)

SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT

COMMENT "Synthetic benchmarks are not going to entertain you for very long and you will be pleased to know that Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT delivers 11% better gaming performance compared to MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT. The only game tested which MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT had a clear advantage was Doom3 which is a game well known to favour Nvidia. Games which usually favoured Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT was GT Legends, Scooter Warz, X3 and Xpand Rally. "
COMMENT "Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT delivers good performance finishing 14% faster than MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT using synthetic benchmarks. Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT's 3dmark 2005, 3dmark 2006 and Shadermark scores are especially impressive. Sapphire Radeon x1300 XT performed very well and was usually faster than it's nearest Nvidia competition MSI GEFORCE 7300 GT!"
ULTIMATEHARDWARE.NET AWARD THE SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT 8/10!
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SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT

PAGE 1 SAPPHIRE RADEON X1300 XT
PAGE 2 3DMARK 2005, 3DMARK 2006 AND SHADERMARK
PAGE 3 DOOM 3, FAR CRY, GT LEGENDS AND PREY
PAGE 4 QUAKE 4, SCOOTER WARZ, SERIOUS SAM 2 AND TRACKMANIA
PAGE 5 TRIBES, WORLD RACING 2, X3 REUNION AND FINAL RESULT

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