Hardware Secrets

Home | Camera | Case | CE | Cooling | CPU | Input | Memory | Mobile | Motherboard | Networking | Power | Storage | Video | Other
Content
Articles
Editorial
First Look
Gabriel’s Blog
News
Reviews
Tutorials
Main Menu
About Us
Awarded Products
Datasheets
Dictionary
Download
Drivers
Facebook
Forums
Links
Manufacturer Finder
Newsletter
On The Web
RSS Feed
Test Your Skills
Twitter
Newsletter
Subscribe today!
Search



Recommended
Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies
Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, by Mark L. Chambers (For Dummies), starting at $9.15
Home » Video
PowerColor Radeon X1600 Pro 512 MB Review
Author: Gabriel Torres
Type: Reviews Last Updated: July 10, 2006
Page: 2 of 10
Radeon X1600 Pro with 512 MB from PowerColor

We removed the video card heatsink to take a look. It is all aluminum-made and it doesn’t touch the memory chips, so no cooling solution is used on them.

PowerColor Radeon X1600 Pro 512 MB
click to enlarge
Figure 4: Video card with its cooler detached.

This video card has eight GDDR2 512-Mbit 2.5 ns chips from Infineon (HYB18T512161BF-25), making its 512 MB video memory (512 Mbits x 8 = 512 MB). These chips can run up to 800 MHz. Since this video card accesses the memory at 780 MHz, there is little headroom if you wish to overclock its memory inside its specs.

PowerColor Radeon X1600 Pro 512 MB
click to enlarge
Figure 5: Infineon chips used on this video card.

In Figure 6, you can see Radeon X1600 Pro chip. As you can see, it is called internally RV530 Pro by ATI.

PowerColor Radeon X1600 Pro 512 MB
click to enlarge
Figure 6: Radeon X1600 Pro chip.

This board comes with one S-Video cable, one Composite Video to S-Video adapter cable and one DVI-to-VGA adapter.

« Previous |  Page 2 of 10  | Next »
Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark Article | Comments (0)

Related Content
  • ATI Radeon X1600 XT Review
  • HIS Radeon X1600 XT Review
  • HIS Overclocked Radeon X1600 Pro Turbo Review
  • HIS Radeon X1600 Pro AGP Review
  • Sapphire Radeon X1600 XT Ultimate Review

  • RSSLatest News
    LUXA2 Releases New P1-PRO Battery Power Pack
    October 1, 2013 - 7:23 AM PST
    MSI unveils GP70 and GP60 Laptops
    September 30, 2013 - 7:23 AM PST
    AMD Unveils Next-Generation Radeon Graphics Cards
    September 27, 2013 - 5:33 AM PST
    Genius Introduces Energy Mouse in North America
    September 27, 2013 - 5:32 AM PST
    Apple Updates iMac
    September 25, 2013 - 5:27 AM PST
    .:: More News ::.




    2004-13, Hardware Secrets, LLC. All rights reserved.
    Advertising | Legal Information | Privacy Policy
    All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST, GMT -08:00)