ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI vs NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR on the other side.

The first video card was released on Mar 1st, 1997. This GPU is equipped with 0.0078125 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 Oct 11th, 1999 and comes with 0.03125 GB of SDR memory, with a bandwidth of 1.144 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 PCI:

  • Up to 80.93% higher bandwidth: 600.0 MB/s vs 1.144 GB/s.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0078125 GB vs 0.03125 GB.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR is newer: launch date is Oct 11th, 1999.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
GPU Variant: 215R3PUA33 -
Processor: Rage 3 Celsius
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 220 nm
Transistors: 8 million 17 million
Die Size: 67 mm² 139 mm²
General information
Release Date: Mar 1st, 1997 Oct 11th, 1999
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 GeForce 256
Predecessor: Rage 2 TNT2
Successor: Rage 4 GeForce 2
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCI AGP 4x
Reviews: - -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 75 MHz 143 MHz
Memory specs
RAM: 0.0078125 GB 0.03125 GB
Type of memory: SDR SDR
Memory Bus: 64 bit 64 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 600.0 MB/s 1.144 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: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: unknown unknown
Suggested PSU: 200 W 200 W
Outputs: 1x DB13W3 1x VGA
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 6.0 7.0
OpenGL: 1.1 1.2
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: N/A N/A

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI
0.075 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
0.48 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI
0.075 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
0.48 GTexel/s
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
4
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
4
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
4

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
5
PassMark (G2D):
ATI Rage PRO Turbo PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 256 SDR
201

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