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AMD Atari VCS 800 GPU

Graphics Processor
Banded Kestrel
Cores
192
TMUs
12
ROPs
4
Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
DDR4
Bus Width
128 bit
GPU Chip
GPU
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Front 2
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The Atari VCS 800 GPU is a high-end gaming console graphics solution by AMD, launched on December 14th, 2020. Built on the 14 nm process, and based on the Banded Kestrel graphics processor, the device supports DirectX 12. The Banded Kestrel graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 210 mm² and 4,940 million transistors. It features 192 shading units, 12 texture mapping units, and 4 ROPs. AMD includes 8 GB DDR4 memory, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 300 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1201 MHz, memory is running at 1200 MHz.
Its power draw is rated at 15 W maximum. The console's dimensions are 295 mm x 150 mm x 48 mm, and it features a igp cooling solution. Its price at launch was 399 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Banded Kestrel
Architecture
GCN 5.0
Foundry
GlobalFoundries
Process Size
14 nm
Transistors
4,940 million
Die Size
210 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Dec 14th, 2020
Generation
Console GPU
(Atari)
Production
Active
Launch Price
399 USD

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
300 MHz
Boost Clock
1201 MHz
Memory Clock
1200 MHz
2.4 Gbps effective

Memory

Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
DDR4
Memory Bus
128 bit
Bandwidth
38.40 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
192
TMUs
12
ROPs
4
Compute Units
3

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
4.804 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
14.41 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
922.4 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float) performance
461.2 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
28.82 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Length
295 mm
11.6 inches
Width
150 mm
5.9 inches
Height
48 mm
1.9 inches
Weight
1.4 kg (3.0 lbs)
TDP
15 W
Outputs
No outputs
Power Connectors
None

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
Vulkan
1.2
Shader Model
6.4

Console Notes

Ryzen R1606G APU

Banded Kestrel GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Arctic Islands
CLRX Version: GCN 1.4
Graphics/Compute: GFX9 (gfx903)
Display Core Next: 1.0
Video Core Next: 1.0
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