This card is begging to be overclocked
Subject: Graphics Cards | November 1, 2005 - 06:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
PimpRig has a look at the Sapphire X800 GTO2 Limited Edition 256MB PCIe Video Card. It's a slightly faster X800, with great overclocking potential, and more. It has 12 pipelines, as you'd expect, but with a flash, you can mod it into a 16 pipleine card, like the 850's, at about half the price. Then you overclock that, and end up with an X800 than outperforms a vanilla X850. You really want to read the whole article!
"The Sapphire X800 GTO2 was modestly launched recently and not much hooplah had surrounded the
card until it's secret was discovered. The X800 GTO2 is a 12 pipeline 256MB video card much like
the vanilla X800. What is very much un-like the vanilla X800 is that the X800 GTO2 doesn't run on
the same ATI430 GPU. Instead, it runs on the ATI480 GPU. For the GPU model informed you will
notice that is the same GPU core model used on the Sapphire X850 video cards which pack 16 pixel
Here are some more Graphics Card articles from around the web:
ATI FireGL Mod Guide Rev. 5.0 @ Rojakpot
Sample @ PureOverclock.com
TARGET="_blank">Winfast PX7800 GTX TDH MyVIVO Extreme @ sgOC
Turbo PCI Express Videocard Review @ Tweaknews.net
TARGET="_blank">XFX 6600 DDR-2 Review @ PenStar Systems
TARGET="_blank">DangerDen Maze4 SLi GPU Waterblocks Overview @ sgOC
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