VisionTek - High-Performance PC and Mac Upgrades and Enhancements

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AMD Radeon X1550 XGE AGP

VisionTek has created a new standard for performance with the XGE “Xtreme Gamer Edition” graphics cards. All XGE designated cards must meet higher standards for performance, features, and functionality. Designed with the gamer and media center technophile in mind, anyone looking for much more than just the standard card will be pleasantly surprised by the XGE series.


Are you ready for Windows Vista?
The VisionTek X1550 delivers all the high-end graphics features - for gaming, surfing the Internet and watching digital video - at a smart price. The VisionTek X1550 series integrates with Windows Vista™ to create a premium visual experience, allows users to connect to multiple monitors and improves visual applications. Products based on ATI Radeon™ X1550 graphics technology are an excellent complement to Microsoft’s new 3D based operating system, allowing you to get more enjoyment out of movies, games, and digital photos.

High Definition 3D Performance & Image Quality to Your PC!
Step-up to serious 3D performance and high-definition image quality with VisionTek’s X1550 XGE series.  For enhanced visuals and graphic performance the X1550 combines a new ultra-threaded core architecture with the revolutionary ATI Avivo™ video and display technology. The VisionTek X1550 XGE series delivers exceptional visual performance for PC entertainment and productivity.

Brilliant New ATI Avivo™ Video and Display Technology
With ATI Avivo™ technology the VisionTek’s X1550 XGE series connects to home entertainment devices and allows you to view your digital media and play games with vibrant colors, ultra sharp images, true-to-life image reproduction, and  the smoothest video playback ever offered by AMD.

A New Era of 3D Gaming
Enjoy a smooth gaming experience and control texture-rich games with advanced 3D features including: a new ultra-threaded 3D processing architecture, an advanced memory controller and   512 MB DDR2 RAM.

Opening Doors to Visual Realism and True-to-life image Graphic Animation
With industry technology and ultra-threaded shader core the VisionTek Radeon® X1550 XGE is optimized for Shader Model 3.0 to deliver new high dynamic range visual effects, enhanced adaptive anti-aliasing realism and lightening fast performance. 



Quick Specs

  • 800MHz (effective) DDR2 Memory
  • 512MB of memory
  • 8x AGP bus

Detailed Specifications

  • VGA, DVI-I, TV-Out, component HDTV
  • Dual link DVI
  • DirectX 9 + full hardware support
  • Open GL 2.0 support
  • Shader Model 3.0
  • Dual Monitor Support
  • Avivo display enhancement technology
  • Oversized active fansink
  • Dual Cool SS active cooling solution
  • Ultra threaded core
  • Component HDTV up to 1080i

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista (all versions)
  • Windows XP
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition
  • Windows 2000

Packacking Contains

  • 512MB Radeon X1550 XGE 8x AGP graphics card
  • DVI to VGA adapter
  • Driver CD
  • Install Guide

System Requirements

  • Intel® Pentium® 4, AMD™ Athlon™ 64, AMD™ Athlon XP™   or compatible with 8X AGP slot
  • 256MB of system memory (1GB+ for Windows Vista)
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive
  • Correct Chipset drivers
  • 300 watt or greater power supply

Maximum Resolutions

  • 640x480  (digital and analog)
  • 800x600  (digital and analog)
  • 1024x768  (digital and analog)
  • 1152x864  (digital and analog)
  • 1280x1024  (digital and analog)
  • 1600x1200  (digital and analog)
  • 1920x1080* 16:9   (digital and analog)
  • 1920x1200   (digital and analog)
  • 1920x1440   (digital and analog)
  • 2048x1536   (digital and analog)
  • 2560x1600 (digital)

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