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ATI Radeon 9100 IGP "RS300" Pentium 4 Chipset Review (Page 2)

By Cameron Wilmot from Nov 30, 2003 @ 23:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%Manufacturer: FIC



CPU Interface


Up to 800 MHz CPU FSB for Intel Pentium 4 Processor


Supports Intel Hyper-Threading™ processors


In-Order Queue (IOQ) depth of 12


Supports Dynamic Bus Inversion (DBI)


Supports system bus interrupt delivery


System Logic Features


Integrated master clock generator with spread spectrum support


AGP 3.0 compliant AGP 8X interface with Fast Write support


266MB/second point-to-point interface to ATI IXP in A-Link mode


Unified Memory Architecture (UMA)


Dual channel 128-bit DDR SDRAM memory interface


DDR400 SDRAM support provides up to 6.4 GB/second bandwidth


Up to 4 GB DRAM support with two unbuffered DIMMs


16 MB to 128 MB of main memory configurable as display memory


Up to 6 USB2.0 ports


Two independent IDE channels with support of mode 0 to 4, and ATA 100


Supports LPC based Super I/O


Integrated 3-COM™ Ethernet controller


3D Graphics Features


HyperZ™ memory optimization technology


Hardware with Pixel Shader 1.4 support


Supports up to 2048x1536 @ 32bpp


Supports 3D textures and Microsoft DirectX texture compression


Anisotropic texture filtering and Full Screen Anti-Aliasing (FSAA)


Video Features


Video scaling and filtering with advanced 4-tap horizontal and vertical filter


Integrated hardware motion compensation and iDCT


Enhanced MPEG-2 hardware decode


Hardware DVD sub-picture decode


2D Graphics Features


Highly optimized 128-bit 2D Engine


Hardware cursor up to 64x64x32 BPP


Supports a maximum resolution of 2048x1536 @ 32bpp


Support for Microsoft Windows XP alpha cursor


Display Controller


Dual CRT controllers provide independent dual display support


Display rotation support


Comprehensive DDC and hot plugging support


Integrated high precision 300MHz triple 10-bit DAC supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536


Flat Panel Monitor Support


12-bit digital output to support DVI, DFP and VESA P&D via external TMDS


Supports up to 1600x1200 screen resolution for LCD panels


Support for VESA defined reduced blanking modes


TV-Out Support


Integrated TV encoder with composite, S-Video, and RGB interfaces


Supports PAL/NTSC TV formats


10-bit DAC with 8-tap filter and ATI-exclusive enhancements


Macrovision 7.02 copy protection standard


Supports up to 1024x768 32bpp mode


Optimized Software Support


Microsoft DirectX 8.1 and OpenGL drivers


Unified driver support for all RADEON discrete and integrated graphics products


Support for Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows Me


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