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ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT

Graphics Processor
R600
Cores
320
TMUs
16
ROPs
16
Memory Size
512 MB
Memory Type
GDDR3
Bus Width
512 bit
The Radeon HD 2900 XT was a high-end graphics card by ATI, launched in May 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the R600 graphics processor, in its R600 XT variant, the card supports DirectX 10.0. The R600 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 420 mm² and 720 million transistors. It features 320 shading units, 16 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. ATI has placed 512 MB GDDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 512-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 743 MHz, memory is running at 828 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT draws power from 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 215 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. Radeon HD 2900 XT is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 1.0 x16 interface. The card measures 241 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 399 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
R600
GPU Variant
R600 XT
(215RGMDKA13FG)
Architecture
TeraScale
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
80 nm
Transistors
720 million
Die Size
420 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
May 14th, 2007
Generation
Radeon R600
(HD 2900)
Production
End-of-life
Launch Price
399 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews
63 in our database

Relative Performance

23%
GeForce 210
29%
GeForce 9400 GT
36%
Radeon HD 4550
46%
Radeon HD 5450
54%
Radeon HD 6450
57%
GeForce GT 520
70%
GeForce GT 220
92%
GeForce GT 430
93%
Radeon HD 5570
100%
Radeon HD 2900 XT
101%
Radeon HD 4670
106%
GeForce GT 440
109%
GeForce GT 240
125%
GeForce 9600 GT
133%
Radeon HD 5670
142%
GeForce GT 640
147%
GeForce 9800 GT
153%
Radeon HD 6670
158%
Radeon HD 4830
168%
Radeon HD 4770
178%
Radeon HD 4850
182%
GeForce GTS 250
187%
GeForce GTS 450
193%
Radeon HD 5750
221%
Radeon HD 7750
223%
Radeon HD 5770
227%
GeForce GTX 260
229%
Radeon HD 4870
230%
Radeon Vega 8
232%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
234%
GeForce GTX 650
248%
Radeon HD 5830
261%
Radeon HD 6790
265%
Radeon HD 4890
275%
GeForce GTX 460
277%
Radeon RX Vega 11
280%
GeForce GT 1030
282%
GeForce GTX 275
283%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
284%
GeForce GTX 280
289%
GeForce GTX 465
303%
Radeon HD 6850
309%
GeForce GTX 285
332%
Radeon HD 5850
338%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
338%
Radeon HD 7790
352%
Radeon RX 550
353%
GeForce GTX 470
365%
Radeon HD 6870
390%
Radeon HD 5870
402%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
404%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
412%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
414%
Radeon HD 6950
428%
GeForce GTX 295
433%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
436%
Radeon HD 7850
444%
GeForce GTX 480
465%
Radeon HD 6970
474%
Radeon R7 265
481%
Radeon RX 460
481%
Radeon R7 370
483%
GeForce GTX 660
485%
GeForce GTX 570
493%
Radeon RX 560
523%
GeForce GTX 950
528%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
541%
Radeon R9 270X
547%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
550%
GeForce GTX 580
554%
GeForce GTX 1050
555%
Radeon HD 7950
566%
Radeon HD 5970
582%
GeForce GTX 760
627%
GeForce GTX 670
643%
GeForce GTX 960
659%
Radeon R9 380
663%
Radeon R9 285
670%
Radeon HD 7970
677%
GeForce GTX 680
693%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
711%
GeForce GTX 770
727%
Radeon HD 6990
744%
Radeon R9 280X
755%
GeForce GTX 590
756%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
837%
GeForce GTX 780
867%
GeForce GTX 1650
921%
Radeon RX 470
934%
Radeon R9 290
984%
Radeon RX 570
996%
Radeon R9 390
1002%
Radeon R9 290X
1015%
GeForce GTX 970
1028%
GeForce GTX TITAN
1042%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
1057%
Radeon R9 390X
1062%
Radeon HD 7990
1067%
Radeon RX 480
1076%
GeForce GTX 690
1134%
Radeon RX 580
1157%
GeForce GTX 980
1172%
Radeon R9 FURY
1172%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
1224%
Radeon RX 590
1289%
Radeon R9 295X2
1296%
GeForce GTX 1660
1311%
Radeon R9 FURY X
1334%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
1368%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
1488%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
1488%
GeForce GTX 1070
1584%
Radeon RX Vega 56
1680%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
1728%
Radeon RX Vega 64
1752%
GeForce GTX 1080
1752%
GeForce RTX 2060
1824%
Radeon RX 5700
1968%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
2040%
GeForce RTX 2070
2088%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
2112%
Radeon VII
2167%
TITAN X Pascal
2232%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
2256%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
2401%
GeForce RTX 2080
2809%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
743 MHz
Memory Clock
828 MHz
1656 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
512 MB
Memory Type
GDDR3
Memory Bus
512 bit
Bandwidth
106.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
320
TMUs
16
ROPs
16
Compute Units
4
L2 Cache
256 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
11.89 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
11.89 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
475.5 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
9.5 inches
241 mm
TDP
215 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x S-Video
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Board Number
B006-01

Graphics Features

DirectX
10.0 (10_0)
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
N/A
Vulkan
N/A
Shader Model
4.0

R600 GPU Notes

Codename: Pele
Graphics/Compute: GFX3
Display Core Engine: 2.0
Avivo HD Video

Retail boards based on this design (5)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS ROG HD 2900 XT 743 MHz 828 MHz
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT 1 GB 743 MHz 1000 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4
Diamond Viper HD 2900 XT 800 MHz 900 MHz
HIS HD 2900 XT VIVO 743 MHz 828 MHz
Xtreme PC HD 2900 XT 1 GB 825 MHz 1050 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4