One Small Step for Your Wallet, One Giant Leap for PC
The terrestrial plane has never been touched by technology the likes which has arrived today. Effects afforded by the world's most complex VPU's in the ATi RADEON™ 9600 XT core, previously heralded as belonging to the celestial realm alone, now make their way to the hands of earthlings.
* 128MB/256MB DDR high performance two-channel DDR memory interface accelerates the latest 3D applications
* Highly Optimized 128-bit 2D engine with support for new WindowsXP GDI extensions
* 3rd Generation Visual Processing Unit (VPU) comprised of 4 rendering pipelines and 2 geometry engines
* Fully compliant with PC 2002 requirements
* Supports the AGP 8X and AGP 4x standard
* Full support for DirectX® 9.0 and the latest OpenGL® functionality
* New SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 technology allows users to experience complex, movie-quality effects in next-generation 3D games and applications
* SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1 technology enhances image quality by removing jagged edges and bringing out fine texture detail, without compromising performance
* 128-bit floating-point color precision allows for a greater range of colors and brightness
Available in both FULL Retail and Lite Retail Versions
Full retail indicates that the package contains the entire bundle including the Game software bundle and utilities. The Lite retail versions do not come bundled with the software bundle and are packaged with the neccessities needed to enjoy the pinnacle in performance from Sapphire alone.