VisionTek - High-Performance PC and Mac Upgrades and Enhancements

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AMD Radeon X1050 AGP

The VisionTek X1050 series brings a cinematic experience to devoted gamers and casual enthusiasts alike, featuring optimized DirectX® 9.0 and OpenGL® support to push next-generation 3D games to their limit. The VisionTek X1050 delivers long-term ability to power immersive game play is ensured by its high-performance Quad-pipe architecture, highly programmable cinematic shaders and full support for the AGP 8X standard.

Backed by ATI’s advanced stability, the VisionTek X1050 series includes tools that provide the fastest, most detailed gaming experience in its class. SMARTSHADER™ enables cinematic-quality lighting effects, SMOOTHVISION™ delivers the clearest textures without sacrificing frame rates and FULLSTREAM™ removes blocky artifacts from streaming Internet video to deliver higher quality online content.


Get in the Game

  • Full AGP 8X support doubles available bandwidth for the most engaging gameplay in its class</>
  • Quad-Pipe architecture delivers real-time cinematic rendering and animation
  • SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 technology supports Microsoft® DirectX® 9 feature sets, enabling more complex and cinematic-quality lighting effects
  • SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1 technology delivers the sharpest, clearest textures without sacrificing frame rates
  • 128-bit full floating point precision enables billions of color variations to render the same lighting and effects as Hollywood studios

Microsoft® DirectX® 9 support

  • Enjoy better performance and 3D imagery in multimedia, games and applications with Microsoft® DirectX® 9 optimized architecture
  • DirectPlay of the Microsoft® DirectX® 9 brings improved multiplayer access to groups connecting over LANs and the Internet
  • Supported by CATALYST™, the industry's most stable 3D acceleration software
  • Also supporting the latest OpenGL® functionality and feature sets

Extra Life

  • Optimized to run the most demanding 2D and 3D next-generation games and applications without putting extra strain on the CPU
  • FULLSTREAM™ removes blocky artifacts from streaming Internet video to deliver smoother looking, higher quality online content
  • VIDEO IMMERSION™ integrates features to provide unprecedented support for digital and high definition video
  • Enjoy long-term compatibility with the hottest Microsoft® DirectX® 9 gaming releases and backwards-compatibility with your favorite titles



Quick Specs

  • Programmable VPU
  • 256MB of DDR memory
  • 8x AGP

Detailed Specifications

  • VGA, DVI-I, TV-Out
  • DirectX 9 full hardware support
  • Open GL support
  • Dual Monitor Support

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition
  • Windows 2000

Whats in the box

  • ATI Radeon 256MB X1050 AGP
  • Driver CD
  • Install Guide

System Requirements

  • Intel® Pentium® 4, AMD™ Athlon™ 64, or compatible with AGP 8x slot
  • 256MB System memory (512MB+ recommended)
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive on PCs with an Intel® Pentium® 4 processor (or equivalent) and 256MB of system memory 
  • 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  (analog)
  • 1920x1200  (analog)
  • 1920x1440  (analog)
  • 2048x1536  (analog)
  • 65K colors 2048x1536
  • 16.7M colors 2048x1536
† With optional HDTV adapter


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