ATI Rage XL PCI vs NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage XL PCI on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640 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, 2006 and comes with 0.625 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 63.36 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 143 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 4.58% higher bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s vs 63.36 GB/s.
  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0078125 GB vs 0.625 GB.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640 is newer: launch date is Nov 8th, 2006.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
GPU Variant: 215R3LASB41 G80-100-K0-A2
Processor: Rage 3 Tesla
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 90 nm
Transistors: 8 million 681 million
Die Size: 47 mm² 484 mm²
General information
Release Date: Aug 1st, 1998 Nov 8th, 2006
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 GeForce 8 (8800)
Predecessor: Rage 2 GeForce 7 PCIe
Successor: Rage 4 GeForce 9
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - 449 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCI PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: - 403 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 83 MHz 792 MHz 1584 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 0.0078125 GB 0.625 GB
Type of memory: SDR GDDR3
Memory Bus: 64 bit 320 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s 63.36 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: - 96
TMUs: 1 24
ROPs: 1 20
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 80 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: Single-slot Dual-slot
Length: - 267 mm 10.5 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: unknown 143 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: - P356
Technology Support
DirectX: 6.0 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL: 1.1 3.3
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: N/A -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
10.26 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
24.62 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
ATI Rage XL PCI
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
228.1 GFLOPS
Unified Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
96
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
24
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
20
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
597
PassMark (G2D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640
90

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