Buy the ARP T-Shirt! BIOS Optimization Guide Money Savers!
 
 26 May 2004
 N/A
  N/A
 Modifications
 PsYkHoTiK
 1.0
 Discuss here !
 123948
 
   
Mobile CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 11.4
There are so many CPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the ... Read here
Western Digital My Passport Pro 2 TB Portable (Thunderbolt) Hard Disk Drive Review
Today, we are going to take a look at their latest portable hard disk drive for the M... Read here
   
Buy The BOG Book Subscribe To The BOG! Latest Money Savers!
Radeon 9800 SE to Radeon 9800 Pro Mod Guide
Digg! Reddit!Add to Reddit | Bookmark this article:

Introduction

After the guide on modding the Radeon 9800 Pro into a Radeon 9800 XT, we decided to follow it up with another graphics card mod. Only this time, we will be modding a lower-end card for a lot more boost in performance than what we saw in the 9800 Pro mod.

As you all know, the ATI R350 VPU powers three different graphics cards. They are the Radeon 9800, the Radeon 9800 Pro and the card we will be focusing on in the guide - the Radeon 9800 SE. We will be modding it into a Radeon 9800 Pro in this guide. For comparisons of the three cards, please take a look at our Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide.

 

The ATI Radeon 9800 SE

The Radeon 9800 SE is basically a cut-down version of the Radeon 9800. While the Radeon 9800 and 9800 Pro have 8 pixel pipelines, the SE only has 4 active pipelines. Actually, it has 8 physical pipelines but only four are active. The remaining pipelines have been disabled. That's what so "special" about the SE version.

The Radeon 9800 SE actually comes in two varieties. One model has a 256-bits memory architecture with a ‘L’-shaped memory chip layout, while the other model has a 128-bits memory architecture. Both models are moddable but the performance of the model with the 256-bits memory architecture will be far superior to the 128-bits memory model.

The card we used in this guide is the Powercolor Radeon 9800 SE (256-bits) with 128MB of DDR2 SDRAM. But the method should work on all other Radeon 9800 SE cards. Even those with a 128-bits memory architecture.



 
   
Setting Up Maxis FTTH On The Technicolor TG784n v3 Gateway Rev. 2.0
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 1 TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Disk Drive Review
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 Tech Report
Samsung EcoGreen F2 (HD154UI) 1.5 TB Hard Disk Drive Review
Intel's Mobile CPU & Chipset Roadmaps @ October, 2008
ATI R600 : What It Means To Us
Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard Review
Toshiba 120GB MK1234GSX SATA Hard Drive Review
Seagate 500GB Barracuda 7200.9 Hard Drive Review Rev. 2.0
Notebook Purchase Fiasco

 


Copyright © Tech ARP.com. All rights reserved.