Best Graphics Card for X1000?

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Best Graphics Card for X1000?

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Hi all, I’m currently running a Radeon HD4650 from when I built my system a couple of years ago. What’s the latest thinking on what works best with the X1000 (I’m running 4.1FE update 1) please? My priorities are good 2D performance (including video playback), 3D performance (mainly games), and relatively low noise (ideally passively cooled, but if not then the fan(s) must be quiet).

I’m also a bit (actually a lot!) confused by the driver situation - I bought the V1 (I think) Radeon driver from AmiStore some time ago and it doesn’t show any updates available - do I have to buy the V2 version? Is it worth it, for both my current card, and/or the recommended card I might upgrade to?

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Andy

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RadeonHD7550 (passively cooled) if you want all of your above wishes.
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Googling a bit, I also see a (Sapphire) HD 7750 passively cooled, how about that one?

And are either of them actually available anywhere today?

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nbache wrote:Googling a bit, I also see a (Sapphire) HD 7750 passively cooled, how about that one?

And are either of them actually available anywhere today?

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Hope, it seems they are off market

I tend to get me a nice gfx board and switch the cooler/fan with a replacement one that isn't as noisy anyway
The ARCTIC ACCELERO's line is nice and easy to install
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Raziel wrote:Hope, it seems they are off market
Yeah, thought so. Oh well, maybe Ebay or something ...
I tend to get me a nice gfx board and switch the cooler/fan with a replacement one that isn't as noisy anyway
The ARCTIC ACCELERO's line is nice and easy to install
Hmm, worth a look - thanks.

Meanwhile, I'm actually living quite nicely with my fanless HD 6670 on the X1000 (baah - who needs 3D ;-)).

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nbache wrote:
Raziel wrote:Hope, it seems they are off market
Yeah, thought so. Oh well, maybe Ebay or Meanwhile, I'm actually living quite nicely with my fanless HD 6670 on the X1000 (baah - who needs 3D ;-)).
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nbache wrote: ...
Meanwhile, I'm actually living quite nicely with my fanless HD 6670 on the X1000 (baah - who needs 3D ;-)).
3D for ME and my HD 7950! me and my kids having a blast playing Spencer on my X1000 and hoping for some more cool 3D games to justify all ther hard work by Hans for us :mrgreen:
A1-X1000 setup: Corsair GS800 800w PSU, Western Digital 250 GB SATA HDD (model:WD2500YS), 4GB Ram, Radeon HD7950-3GB GDDR5- Dual Slot, Lite-On RW DVD/CD, On-Board Nemo sound,8139B NIC, Catweasel MK4+

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328gts wrote: 3D for ME and my HD 7950! me and my kids having a blast playing Spencer on my X1000 and hoping for some more cool 3D games to justify all ther hard work by Hans for us :mrgreen:
Yesterday I swapped in my X1000 my original HD6570 for HD7970.
Amigaos 4.1 FE working nice - Warp3D, Warp3DNova - Tower57 @100-125 fps!!
Only I have to rebuild all linuxes.

Maybe it is slightly owerpowered 250W TDP GPU with 25W TDP CPU ;-) - why not, in original X1000 case there is 650W PSU.
Pegasos 2: MorphOS, AmigaOS, MintPPC 11, NetBSD, MacOS X (molk), Debian 8
AmigaOne X1000: AmigaOS, MintPPC 11, Debian 8, Lubuntu 16.04
Powermac G5 Quad: MacOS X, Debian 8, Lubuntu 16.04

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sailorMH wrote:
328gts wrote: 3D for ME and my HD 7950! me and my kids having a blast playing Spencer on my X1000 and hoping for some more cool 3D games to justify all ther hard work by Hans for us :mrgreen:
Yesterday I swapped in my X1000 my original HD6570 for HD7970.
Amigaos 4.1 FE working nice - Warp3D, Warp3DNova - Tower57 @100-125 fps!!
Only I have to rebuild all linuxes.

Maybe it is slightly owerpowered 250W TDP GPU with 25W TDP CPU ;-) - why not, in original X1000 case there is 650W PSU.
nice :D ..don't forget to try HUNO's latest release of Return to Castle Wolfenstein...plays great on X1000 & HD797x cards
A1-X1000 setup: Corsair GS800 800w PSU, Western Digital 250 GB SATA HDD (model:WD2500YS), 4GB Ram, Radeon HD7950-3GB GDDR5- Dual Slot, Lite-On RW DVD/CD, On-Board Nemo sound,8139B NIC, Catweasel MK4+

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328gts wrote:Nice :D ..don't forget to try HUNO's latest release of Return to Castle Wolfenstein...plays great on X1000 & HD797x cards
You are right, it is very nice! It works perfectly.
Pls, how to test fps ? I found one timedemo on web, but it not works for me. I want compare it with SDL port on my Peg2.
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