Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Traditionally, all new products are launched at the end of spring or even in summer. Graphics Previous page Next page. Test system and drivers Testbed: Next up is Unreal Tournament. Hercules, on the other hand, has always done quite well with the enthusiast community.

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Way back in August we had a herculess online for the Radeon There’s also Hydravision, the multi-output software from ATi. Well, the box is big enough and can house almost two mainboards: First there was the initial clock speed debacle at the card’s release, and who can forget the shady driver optimizations that killed image quality for performance in Quake III Arena?

Fortunately, it seems that performance is also comparable to the GF3.

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Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international postage and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. The cooler is huge and consists of several parts. Not to mention it’s still really fun.

Of course, this is a free download as a matter of fact, ATi has recently released an updated version of the Hydravision softwareand is likely going to remain standard on most ATi-based video cards for the future.


I think that the layout of the performance will add some details, and on the whole one can see that such photorealistic landscapes are quite difficult for the today’s cards. Return to Castle Wolfenstein Multiplayer Checkpoint, High Quality Modes The tests were carried out in bit color mode at the highest detailing and quality level of textures. For our last test, I ran the game through good old Quake 3 timedemo.

Hercules 3D Prophet FDX 8500 LE graphics card – Radeon 8500LE – 128 MB

Back to home page Return to top. Kept getting the same score, as if the option just wasn’t enabled. For estimation of 3D quality we used: Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. They’re neat to look at, but they’re also freely available from a lot of places, so unless you’ve got a fast connection it just saves you some download time. The software bundle is as is to be expected with most video cards today.

After the expositions where new products were savored and discussed users started wondering when all those nice things were going to appear on the market.

Hercules’ 3D Prophet FDX 8500LE graphics card

Write a comment below. First of all, the Joytech’s design allows using cheap SGRAM memory in the old package that is why such card costs less than the reference one. Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. Could more ATI-based Prophets be coming?

Well, ATI doesn’t break its word. Last year, we were quite taken with their Kyro II-based 3D Prophetan excellent mid-range graphics solution at the time.


Hercules 3D Prophet FDX LE graphics card – Radeon LE – 64 MB Overview – CNET

I’ll go out on a limb and say this is a driver thing, however I couldn’t say for sure. Unlike the previous LE cards, however, which were different from the full Radeons in both 85500 speeds and features no Hyper-Z capabilitiesthe LE is simply a lower-clocked part, with all features enabled. Read more about the condition.

Even the most powerful cards show a quite low performance. As you may recall, there was a bit of confusion surrounding the core clock speeds of retail, OEM, and third-party ATI Radeon cards.

Dell returns to the stock market after six years. Note that this test was carried out for two reviews, and here we used also the most powerful GeForce4 Ti accelerators. Rage Theater for the S-Video output.

Traditional colors, as well as the design. Test results 2D quality of the Hercules is incredible, including the xx85 Hz mode. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods.