ATI Rage XL PCI vs NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage XL PCI on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP 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 Apr 2nd, 2006 and comes with 0.25 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 42.24 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 65 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 36.39% higher bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s vs 42.24 GB/s.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0078125 GB vs 0.25 GB.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP is newer: launch date is Apr 2nd, 2006.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
GPU Variant: 215R3LASB41 G71-N-A2
Processor: Rage 3 Curie
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 90 nm
Transistors: 8 million 278 million
Die Size: 47 mm² 196 mm²
General information
Release Date: Aug 1st, 1998 Apr 2nd, 2006
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 GeForce 7 AGP (7900)
Predecessor: Rage 2 GeForce 6 AGP
Successor: Rage 4 GeForce 8
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCI AGP 8x
Reviews: - 145 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 83 MHz 660 MHz 1320 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 0.0078125 GB 0.25 GB
Type of memory: SDR GDDR3
Memory Bus: 64 bit 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s 42.24 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: - -
TMUs: 1 20
ROPs: 1 16
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 65 W
Suggested PSU: 200 W 250 W
Outputs: 1x VGA1x S-Video 1x DVI1x S-Video
Power Connectors: None 1x Molex
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P492
Technology Support
DirectX: 6.0 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL: 1.1 2.1
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: N/A -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
7.2 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
9 GTexel/s
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
20
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
16
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
20
Vertex Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
7

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
254
PassMark (G2D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS AGP
68

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