ATI Rage XL PCI vs NVIDIA GeForce 6800

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage XL PCI on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 6800 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 Nov 8th, 2004 and comes with 0.25 GB of DDR memory, with a bandwidth of 19.20 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 XL PCI:

  • Up to 71.08% higher bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s vs 19.20 GB/s.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0078125 GB vs 0.25 GB.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6800:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 is newer: launch date is Nov 8th, 2004.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 6800
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 6800
GPU Variant: 215R3LASB41 -
Processor: Rage 3 Curie
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 130 nm
Transistors: 8 million 222 million
Die Size: 47 mm² 225 mm²
General information
Release Date: Aug 1st, 1998 Nov 8th, 2004
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 GeForce 6 PCIe (6800)
Predecessor: Rage 2 GeForce PCX
Successor: Rage 4 GeForce 7 PCIe
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 300 MHz 600 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 0.0078125 GB 0.25 GB
Type of memory: SDR DDR
Memory Bus: 64 bit 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s 19.20 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: - -
TMUs: 1 12
ROPs: 1 12
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 VGA1x S-Video 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: None None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P260
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
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
3.9 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
3.9 GTexel/s
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
No data
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
No data
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
113
PassMark (G2D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
258

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