A hardware tech site for the rest of us.



HIS HD 6570 Silence
Kingwin Dock Master II
HIS HD 6870 IceQ X Turbo X
Kingwin KF-252
HIS HD 6800 Series
Arctic GPU Cooler
Acrtic P311 Headset

Viper's Lair
Bjorn3D
nV News
Overclockers Online
ProClockers
Tec Central
Tweaknews
Virtual-Hideout
 

 

 

H.I.S. Excalibur Radeon 9600XT - VIVO Edition 

Manufacturer: H.I.S.
Supplied by: H.I.S.
Estimated Street Price: $170  Update MSRP: $199

by Brian Tiller (3/1/2004)

Introduction

In the middle of an open field lined with spectators, two titans come together yet again. With the fate of the world in the balance, the battle rages on still. Now wouldn't that make a great opening for a movie? Of course the two titans are ATi and nVidia, both with a long history of graphics design and both competing to be top dawg in the computer enthusiast world. And while the massive blows that these two can rain down on one another with their top of the line GPU's, let's not forget that the mainstream line is also a battlefield that these two are fighting to gain control of. 

H.I.S, Hightech Information Systems, was established in 1987 and currently have their headquarters in Hong Kong. Naming their line of ATi based graphics cards after the legendary sword which propelled King Arthur into fame and legend, H.I.S. has produced many powerful and innovative designs in an effort to live up to the Excalibur name. Today, we have the opportunity to check out their Excalibur 9600XT - VIVO Edition to see if we can indeed remove the sword from the stone.

Nice looking box. White papers please......

Specifications

  • RV360 Core

  • Core speed : 500MHz

  • Memory speed : 650MHz

  • 128 bit memory interface

  • Dual integrated 400MHz RAMDAC's

  • Full DX9 support

  • SmartShader 2.0

  • SmoothShader 2.1

  • 2 billion pixels per second 

  • AGP 4x/8x

  • 2d generation 6xAA/16AF

  • VIVO Edition captures full motion or still image video: Connect camcorder, VCR or DVD player through S-Video

 
NEXT

 


 



Legal Notice and Fine Print

All names and trademarks used herein are the properties of their respective owners.  The Overclocker Cafe
and its staff accept no responsibility for any damages incurred from deviating from your computer's factory settings.  All forms of correspondence sent in are viewed as eligible for public view unless mutually agreed to previously as otherwise.  The name Overclocker Cafe', its images and site specific logos are the Trademark and Servicemark of the Overclocker Cafe' Company. Williamsburg, Virginia.

All rights reserved.  All pages Copyright © 2000 - 2011 by R. Dean Barker.

Graphics
by Navin Amarasuriya

[ Privacy Policy ]