ATI Rage XL PCI vs ATI Radeon SDR

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage XL PCI on one side and ATI Radeon SDR on the other side.

The first video card was released on Aug 1st, 1998. This GPU is equipped with 0.0078125 GB of SDR memory, with a bandwidth of 664.0 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 Jun 1st, 2000 and comes with 0.03125 GB of SDR memory, with a bandwidth of 2.656 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 23 W.

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 XL PCI:

  • Up to 60% higher bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s vs 2.656 GB/s.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0078125 GB vs 0.03125 GB.

Advantages of ATI Radeon SDR:

  • ATI Radeon SDR is newer: launch date is Jun 1st, 2000.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage XL PCI ATI Radeon SDR
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage XL PCI ATI Radeon SDR
GPU Variant: 215R3LASB41 215R6EBGA13
Processor: Rage 3 Rage 6
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 180 nm
Transistors: 8 million 30 million
Die Size: 47 mm² 115 mm²
General information
Release Date: Aug 1st, 1998 Jun 1st, 2000
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 Rage 6
Predecessor: Rage 2 Rage 4
Successor: Rage 4 Radeon R100
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: 83 MHz 166 MHz
Memory specs
RAM: 0.0078125 GB 0.03125 GB
Type of memory: SDR SDR
Memory Bus: 64 bit 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s 2.656 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: - -
TMUs: 1 6
ROPs: 1 2
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 23 W
Suggested PSU: 200 W 200 W
Outputs: 1x VGA1x S-Video 1x VGA
Power Connectors: None None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - 768
Technology Support
DirectX: 6.0 7.0
OpenGL: 1.1 1.3
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: N/A 1.1

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon SDR
0.332 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon SDR
0.996 GTexel/s
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
ATI Radeon SDR
6
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
ATI Radeon SDR
2
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
ATI Radeon SDR
2
Vertex Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
ATI Radeon SDR
1

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