ATI RADEON™ X600 Series
Take Your New PCI Express™ Computer to New Visual Heights With The Trusted Leader in Graphics In collaboration with Intel®, ATI was the first graphics company to demonstrate a live PCI Express solution based on RADEON™ X600 technology. ATI's proven leadership and expertise positions the RADEON X600 as the ideal PCI
Express graphics choice for 3D gaming and the latest digital PC applications. The RADEON X600 series of products enables users to future-proof their PCs while delivering superior image quality and the performance they demand.
improves blurred images. HYPER Z™ III conserves video memory bandwidth for improved performance in demanding 3D games and applications. These features help ensure striking picture clarity, visual detail and contour fluency. The RADEON X600 series of products are designed with 4 pixel pipelines allowing for all the power and performance needed for today's demanding games. Strong Software Foundation ATI's award-winning CATALYST™ suite of software optimizes the graphics processor of ATI's desktop products while ensuring maximum stability and user control. CATALYST™ provides frequent driver updates backed by ATI customer support to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
The RADEON X600 is the perfect choice for today's new PCI Express graphics.
World's first PCI Express™ Graphics Chip
Native x16 lane PCI Express
Double the bandwidth of AGP 8X
Increased memory bandwidth to 12 Gigabytes/sec.
Four extreme parallel 3D rendering pixel pipelines
Two programmable vertex shader pipelines
128-bit memory interface supporting 128MB or 256MB DDR1 memory configurations
Full DX9 support
SMARTSHADER™ defines the level of realism in latest 2D/3D games and applications
Complete hardware-accelerated Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 programmable vertex and pixel shader support
Full hardware support for OpenGL®
2.0 SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1
SMOOTHVISION™ improves image quality by smoothing jagged edges, improving blurriness and refining
background details during on-screen motion and at lower resolutions.
SMOOTHVISION™ settings are userconfigurable in ATI CATALYST™ Control Panel:
2x/4x/6x Anti-Aliasing (AA) modes
Sparse multi-sample algorithm with gamma correction, programmable sample patterns and centroid sampling
Loss-less Color Compression (up to 6:1) at all resolutions
2x/4x/8x/16x Anisotropic Filtering (AF) modes
Up to 128-tap texture filtering
Adaptive algorithm with bilinear (performance) and trilinear (quality) options
HYPER Z™ III
HYPER Z™ ensures optimal hardware performance by discarding irrelevant object data that is not visible to end-user on their display.
Leverages key features from ATI's third generation HYPER Z™ III technology that conserves video memory bandwidth for improved performance in demanding 2D/3D games and applications.
Lossless Z-Buffer Compression (up to 48:1)
Fast Z-Buffer Clear
Z Cache optimized for real-time shadow rendering
Seamless integration of pixel shaders with video in real time
FULLSTREAM™ video de-blocking technology for Real, DivX, and WMV9 formats
VIDEOSOAP™ noise removal filtering for captured video
MPEG1/2/4 decode and encode acceleration
Hardware Motion Compensation, iDCT, DCT and color space conversion
All-format DTV/HDTV decoding
YPrPb component output for direct drive of HDTV displays†
Adaptive Per-Pixel De-Interlacing and Frame Rate Conversion (temporal filtering)
Dual integrated display controllers
Dual integrated 10 bit per channel 400 MHz DACs
Integrated 165 MHz TMDS transmitter (DVI 1.0 / HDMI compliant and HDCP ready)
Integrated TV Output support up to 1024x768 resolution
Windows® Logo Program compliant
ATI CATALYST™ Software Suite