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    ATI Radeon 8500 64MB
    Author: David Pitlyuk
    Date Posted: April 24th, 2002
    SLRating: SLRating: 8.5/10
    Bottom Line: The Radeon 8500 64MB is a great overall card with good features, good performance, and good quality.

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    Evolva

    After re-testing with ATI's newer drivers, our results in both benchmarked when up a little bit, almost 4FPS in the Evolva Bumpmapped test. Without bumpmapping, the Radeon outperforms the Ti500 by a bit over 3%, but when you turn bumpmapping on it outperforms the card by over 10%. That's quite a nice boost for a card that we found on SLPrices for about $25 cheaper with dual-monitor support.

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    1. Introduction/Specs
    2. Features
    3. The Card
    4. Test Setup
    5. 3DMark 2001 SE
    6. Quake3 Arena
    7. WinXP Bench
    8. Evolva
    9. Pros & Cons/Conclusion

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