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ASUS and Tul unveil ATI Radeon 8x0 based solutions

SL-02LAN-WUG — USB WLAN adapter from Soltek for Qbic barebones

ABIT introduces 4 graphics cards on ATI new GPUs

ASUS and Tul unveil ATI Radeon 8x0 based solutions

The announcement of new GPUs by ATI resulted in a wave of new graphics card announcement, which is natural. This time we introduce you rather similar products from ASUSTeK Computer and Tul.

ASUS announced Extreme AX850, Extreme AX800XL and Extreme AX800 cards.

ASUS Extreme AX850XT/HTD/256M ASUS Extreme AX850PRO/HTD/256M
Core clock 520 MHz 520 MHz (TBD)
Memory clock 1080 MHz (GDDR3) 1080 MHz(GDDR3) (TBD)
TV-Out S-Video-composite S-Video and composite VIVO
Video-In - S-Video and composite VIVO

EAX800XL/2DTV/256V EAX800/2DTV/256V
GPU Radeon X800XL Radeon X800
Memory clock 490 MHz 392 MHz
Core clock 400 MHz 350 MHz
Bus PCI Express
Memory bus width 256 bits
Max. resolution 2048x1536
Video-In S-Video and composite
TV- S-Video and composite
2 x DVI +
VGA 15-pin D-Sub

As for cards from Tul, PowerColor X850 XT Platinum Edition (PowerColor X850 XT PE) feature 540/590 MHz clock rates, up to 256 MB GDDR3, 256-bit bus, 2 x DVI, HDTV. According to the press release, PowerColor X850 XT PE, PowerColor X850 XT and PowerColor X850 PRO will be available late in December.

SL-02LAN-WUG — USB WLAN adapter from Soltek for Qbic barebones

Soltek officially announced a USB WLAN adapter primarily intended for Qbic SFF barebones.

SL-02LAN-WUG bases on ZyDAS ZD1211 processor and supports IEEE802.11g (2.4 GHz) networks. The novelty is backward compatible with IEEE802.11b as well and supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA encryption.

As for the model name meaning, it is:

  • SL — Soltek
  • 02LAN optional LAN
  • W wireless
  • U USB interface
  • G 802.11g

ABIT introduces 4 graphics cards on ATI new GPUs

ABIT introduced 4 new graphics cards at once: Fatal1ty X800 XL, RX850 XT-PE/RX850 XT and RX800-Guru.

Fatal1ty X800XL continues the family of solutions meant for the BulletProof gaming platform. Featuring ATI RADEON X800 GPU (16 pixel pipelines), the board has 256 MB GDDR3 memory, supports PCI-Express X16 interface and utilizes OTES cooling. The core clock rate is 400 MHz, supported technologies include 3Dc, Smartshader HD, DirectX 9.0 and OpenGL 2.0.

ABIT RX850 XT-PE and RX850 XT were obviously named after ATI RADEON X850XT-PE and X850 XT GPUs respectively (16 pixel pipelines in each). Cards feature 540 and 520 MHz core clock rates, 256 MB GDDR3, support 3Dc, Smartshader HD, DirectX 9.0 and OpenGL 2.0.

Finally, ABIT RX800-Guru utilizes ABIT vGuru based on updated ABIT Guru technology used in motherboards. vGuru includes OC Guru overclocking, Fan EQ fan control and BlackBox system diagnostics. RX800-Guru features ATI RADEON X800 GPU supporting 3Dc, Smartshader HD, DirectX 9.0 and OpenGL 2.0 as well as Z-Buffer HYPER Z and VIVO.

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