Palit 9800GT Sonic & Palit Radeon HD 4850
Palit are one of a growing number of companies who now sell Nvidia and ATI cards which means that in the same price range they can often have several competing products. In the case of the sub $200 market two such products are their 9800GT and 4850 Sonic graphics cards.
The Sonic branding signifies specifications which differ from the reference design including non standard coolers and enhanced clock speeds. Today we will be running each through the latest games as well as some high definition acceleration and overclocking tests to find out just how much Palit can improve on the original designs.