3Digest, July 2005:
ATI RADEON 9600XT 128MB (500/600 MHz)
This GPU is presented by FIC RADEON 9600 XT, 128MB, AGP card.
- ATI RADEON 9600 GPU, 500MHz clock rate;
- 2.8 ns indicate 350 (700) MHz, but the memory operates at 300 (600) MHz. 128-bit bus;
- Peak fill rate in the multitexturing mode is 2000 megapixels/sec and 2000 megatexels/sec.
Theoretical and analytical videocard reviews, containing functional analysis of ATI graphics cards
By the end of the month the product costs $100-110 on average, supports DirectX 9.0. A mid-end graphics card. The price is going down, so the popularity grows. Though low-end RADEON X700 are already taking some of its demand.
AGP x8/x4. 128MB DDR SDRAM in 8 Hynix chips. 2.8ns indicate 350 (700) MHz, but the memory operates at 300 (600) MHz. 128-bit bus.
On July 10, 2005 the latest drivers from ATI were 6.553 (CATALYST 5.7) for Windows XP.