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ATI HD 2900 XT Vista Performance
Posted by newsbot on May 31st 2007

Hardware like video cards, especially high-end video cards, often fallunder the purview of the Enthusiast. An enthusiast is a computing hobbyistwith a kind of hardware pioneer's mindset. Never quite satisfied with wherehe or she is, enthusiasts tweak and modify, often risking and sometimesobliterating good hardware in attempts to find its limits. But there's oftenone territory that enthusiasts avoid:new operating systems. This makessense when you think of an operating system as the set of tools used totrailblaze hardware. How would you go digging when your shovel has a holethrough it? ATI's current flagship, the HD 2900 XT, runs about the same asNVIDIAs 8800GTS 640MB on computers using Windows XP. But that's patentlyirrelevant for Vista users. Here are the numbers from a side-to-sidecomparison:the pioneers of operating systems read on.

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