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Gigabyte Radeon 9800 Pro 256MB with DDR-II - Specifications

With new video board models coming out about every six months, it can get a bit difficult staying up with just how the top players compare with others in the market. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at one of the latest video boards to hit the streets; the Gigabyte Radeon 9800 Pro 256. With DDR-II and the hottest VPU to hit the marketplace, it is time to see just how much better it really is compared to other present competitors. Come see for yourself and decide if it is worth the entry fee!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 31, 2003 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%      Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Specifications of the Gigabyte G9800Pro 256

 

Radeon 9800 PRO VPU Core

 

- 8 pixel-pipeline architecture for increased rendering power

 

- 256MB DDR-II memory to boost the latest games with tons of textures

 

- High-quality onboard 256-bit DDR RAM interface: no bottlenecks, faster frame rates.

 

- HyperZ™III+: intelligent memory bandwidth optimization technology

 

- AGP 8X / 4X / 2X support for maximum performance with the latest motherboards

 

- Full DirectX 9 & OpenGL hardware accelerator

 

Movie-quality 3D images provided by ATI's latest 3D technology innovations:

 

- SMARTSHADER™ 2.1: Programmable Pixel Shaders 2.0 & Vertex Shaders 2.0

 

- TRUFORM™ 2.0 and DX9 Displacement Mapping

 

- SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1: hardware engine for 2X/4X/6X FSAA (Full Scene Anti-Aliasing) mode and advanced anisotropic filtering - no more jagged edges or speed compromise.

 

- High-quality TV display on CRT and flat panel monitors

 

- VIDEOSHADER™ engine: fluid playback of DVD movies on TV set or CRT and flat panels monitors

 

- FULLSTREAM™ technology for improved Internet streaming

 

- Dual display on VGA, DVI or TV-Out (HYDRAVISION™)

 

- Dual integrated 400MHz RAMDACs, maximum resolution of 2048x1536 @ 85Hz

 

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