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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

Specifications

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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