MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E (Radeon X1800 XT 512MB)


Introduction

Introduction

If you have been a constant reader of our recent ATI Radeon X1800 XT 512MB articles, you should know the ins and outs of ATI's best graphics card by now. The clock speeds, the noisy, two-slot cooler, the power requirements. You should also know that almost every other vendor has been going strictly by the design book as authored by ATI with ASUS being the only one thus far to have bucked the trend. MSI is the next manufacturer that has sent us its version of the Radeon X1800 XT 512MB, the RX1800XT-VT2D512E and predictably, we were greeted by the obnoxious whine of its standard cooler. The MSI RX1800XT-VT2D512E keeps to the conservative clock speeds dictated and before we go into its details, here are its technical specifications: