ATI’s FIRE GL X1-128 Graphics Card

The Fire GL X1-128 is one of ATI’s latest products and boasts better performance than most other graphic cards out there. It can handle tons of textures and high poly models with ease, enabling users to view their work in realtime. It has a 128mb DDR memory, AGP 8X/4X and dual DVI-I Output. Based on the FGL 9700 Visual Processing Unit, the X1-128 features four geometry engines and eight parallel rendering pipelines.

The Good News: This card offers powerful 3D graphics acceleration and OPEN GL support.

The Wish List: Updating the drivers with more frequency should eliminate frustrating scenarios.

The Bottom Line: The Fire GL X1-128 has been certified for all major 3D applications.

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