ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP vs NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP on one side and NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI on the other side.

The first video card was released on Mar 1st, 1997. This GPU is equipped with 0.00390625 GB of SDR memory, with a bandwidth of 600.0 MB/s. The architecture of this card: base clock of and a boost clock of , TDP of this video card is unknown.

The second video card was released on Mar 17th, 2004 and comes with 0.25 GB of DDR memory, with a bandwidth of 6.400 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of unknown.

This table also comprises board specifications, pixel and texture filtration, launch price, and benchmarks such as G3DMark, PassMark G2D, 3DMark Firestrike, FPS, and Hashrate.

Key Differences

Advantages of ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP:

  • More memory size (RAM): 0.00390625 GB vs 0.25 GB.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI:

  • NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI is newer: launch date is Mar 17th, 2004.
  • Up to 6.67% higher bandwidth: 6.400 GB/s vs 600.0 MB/s.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
GPU Variant: 215R3BJA33 FX 5500 NPB
Processor: Rage 3 Rankine
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 150 nm
Transistors: 8 million 45 million
Die Size: 67 mm² 91 mm²
General information
Release Date: Mar 1st, 1997 Mar 17th, 2004
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 GeForce FX (5500)
Predecessor: Rage 2 GeForce 4 Ti
Successor: Rage 4 GeForce 6 AGP
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: AGP 2x PCI
Reviews: - -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 75 MHz 200 MHz 400 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 0.00390625 GB 0.25 GB
Type of memory: SDR DDR
Memory Bus: 64 bit 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 600.0 MB/s 6.400 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: - -
TMUs: 1 4
ROPs: 1 4
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: Single-slot Single-slot
Length: 150 mm 5.9 inches 165 mm 6.5 inches
Width: 82 mm 3.2 inches -
Height: 13 mm 0.5 inches -
TDP: unknown unknown
Suggested PSU: 200 W 200 W
Outputs: 1x VGA 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: 498 -
Technology Support
DirectX: 6.0 9.0a
OpenGL: 1.1 1.5
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: N/A 2.0a

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
0.075 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
1.08 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
0.075 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
1.08 GTexel/s
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
1
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
4
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
1
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
4
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
1
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
4
Vertex Shaders:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
No data
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
2

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
No data
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
8
PassMark (G2D):
ATI Rage PRO Turbo AGP
No data
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 PCI
152

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