Radeon X1650 Pro AGP, X1300XT AGP Graphic Cards announced by Sapphire

Sapphire AGP Graphic Cards On Friday, Sapphire released two new AGP-based graphic cards, Radeon X1650 Pro AGP and Radeon X1300XT AGP.

Both the cards are quite similar to the previously launched Radeon X1600 Pro and X1600XT for PCI Express. Sapphire’s Radeon X1650 Pro AGP features 12 pixel shaders and a core clock of 590 MHz. Radeon X1650 Pro cards are equipped with 256MB of GDDR3 video memory connected via 128-bit memory bus. Memory is clocked at 690 MHz. Other notable features include dual-link DVI and TV-out.

The Radeon X1300XT has been released with two choices: with 256MB of GDDR3 or 512MB of DDR2 video memory. Models equipped with 256MB of video memory are clocked at 500 MHz while 512MB models are clocked at 400 MHz. With respect to the Radeon X1650 Pro AGP, the X1300XT AGP has 12 pixel shaders as well. However, the Radeon X1300XT AGP has a lower core clock of 500 MHz. Features such as dual-link DVI and TV-out are available as well.

No details on the availability and pricing have been revealed yet. However it seems that the Radeon X1650 Pro AGP is to be priced at around $150 while the Radeon X1300XT AGP should be priced about $100.