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Old 11-29-2006, 01:54 AM   #1
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Default PowerColor X1650 PRO

If you are a gamer on a budget, you are always in a good position to purchase a great card since there are many choices available at any given time. The card we are taking a look at today is the X1650 Pro from PowerColor. It proves to pack a nice punch and goes to show that "value" is nothing to shake your head at.

You can read Gregs review here and discuss it here.

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Old 01-09-2007, 07:14 AM   #2
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You didnt mention how the PowerColor X1650 PRO is able to Crossfire, only mentioning that older low end cards didnt need the Y cable... do you need a cable, or just two cards?

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If you want your computer to be truly "Vista-Ready", you need a video card that is HDCP compliant. The PowerColor X1650 Pro, as reviewed by TechGage, is not. This means that some HDCP-protected content (such as HD-DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs) will not play, or will play at 480p resolution (the resolution of a typical progressive-scan DVD player). You need both a HDCP-compliant monitor and video card if you wish to play back HD content on your Windows Vista machine.
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