Quake III has “. Another innovation is HyperZ technology. There was no way it could even compete with a TNT2 or V3! Being used to Asus’s amazingly detailed manuals the Radeon one really seemed to be somewhat lacking…. Future releases of DirectX will have 2. Products such as the Rage were plagued with not only delayed releases but poor drivers.

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The Radeon launched in the second half of dd the Radeon R The card also had been described as Radeon in the months leading up to its launch, possibly to draw comparisons with the competing Nvidia card, although the moniker was dropped with the launch of the final product.

In terms of performance, Radeon scores lower than the GeForce2 in most benchmarks, even with HyperZ activated. These are just a few examples of the use of the word shader in dde game industry nevermind the movie production industry which uses many different types of shaders, including those used by Pixar’s RenderMan. Support in this table refers to the most current version.

ATI Radeon 64MB DDR Video Card Review –

In a sense it’s doing software based tile rendering! There are various practical technical reasons for this. Another innovation is HyperZ technology.

Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Introduction A lot has changed at ATI since its formation in The performance difference was especially noticeable in sdr colorwhere both the GeForce2 GTS and Voodoo 5 were far ahead. In addition to their adaptation to the changing landscape of the consumer dvr market, ATI has adapted to changes in a vast range of computing fields, from set-top boxes to home entertainment, making it one of the largest image companies in the world.


It basically improves the overall efficiency of the 3D rendering processes. A compatible HDCP display is also needed for this.

ATI Radeon 64MB DDR

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Unlike its rivals, however, the LE has considerable performance potential, as is possible to enable HyperZ through a system registry alteration, plus there is considerable overclocking room. Around the time that the Radeon and were announced, rival Nvidia released its GeForce tai Ti and Ti, the and Ti are vd competitors but the and Ti are not. With all the success that ATI has encountered in the past, there have been recent downfalls. Yes my dad actually does play games mostly simulators and ATI has always had a good reputation for having good image quality.

Quake III has “. Back to Earth here, lets face it, there’s no card that can keep up with a GeForce 2 in bit colour, but 64jb not the realm that the Radeon was designed to “play” in. A lot has changed at ATI since aati formation in The increased density and various tweaks to the architecture allowed the GPU to function at higher clock speeds. Later drivers do not differentiate the Radeon LE from other Radeon R cards and the HyperZ hardware is enabled by default, though there may be visual anomalies on cards with HyperZ hardware that is defective.


The R was built on at nm semiconductor manufacturing process. This page was last edited on 8 Mayat No longer can ATI release a product when it sees fit or lavish in the quality of their 2D features.

This causes 3DMark to think it can run certain tests. In 3D rendering the processor can write 2 pixels to the framebuffer and sample 3 texture maps per pixel per clock.

The line features 3D acceleration based upon Direct3D 7. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Additionally, you have to understand that the phrase “shader” is an incredibly ambiguous graphics term. Log in Don’t have an account? Products such as the Rage were plagued with not only delayed releases but poor drivers.

A forum post by an ATI engineer in clarified this:.