ATI Rage XL PCI vs ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage XL PCI on one side and ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition 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 Jan 24th, 2006 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 46.40 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 100 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 30.12% higher bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s vs 46.40 GB/s.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0078125 GB vs 0.5 GB.

Advantages of ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition:

  • ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition is newer: launch date is Jan 24th, 2006.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage XL PCI ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage XL PCI ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
GPU Variant: 215R3LASB41 R580 CF
Processor: Rage 3 R500
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 90 nm
Transistors: 8 million 384 million
Die Size: 47 mm² 352 mm²
General information
Release Date: Aug 1st, 1998 Jan 24th, 2006
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 Radeon R500 PCIe (X1900)
Predecessor: Rage 2 Radeon R400 PCIe
Successor: Rage 4 Radeon R600
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCI PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: - 115 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 83 MHz 725 MHz 1450 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 0.0078125 GB 0.5 GB
Type of memory: SDR GDDR3
Memory Bus: 64 bit 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s 46.40 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: - -
TMUs: 1 16
ROPs: 1 16
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: Single-slot Dual-slot
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: unknown 100 W
Suggested PSU: 200 W 300 W
Outputs: 1x VGA1x S-Video 2x DVI1x S-Video
Power Connectors: None 1x 6-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - A721
Technology Support
DirectX: 6.0 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL: 1.1 2.1 (full) 3.0 (partial)
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: N/A -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
10 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
10 GTexel/s
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
16
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
16
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
48
Vertex Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
137
PassMark (G2D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
507
Power Performance:
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition
1.37

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