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ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX

Graphics Processor
R600
Cores
320
TMUs
16
ROPs
16
Memory Size
512 MB
Memory Type
GDDR3
Bus Width
512 bit
The Radeon HD 2900 XTX was a graphics card by ATI, launched in January 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the R600 graphics processor, in its R600 XTX A11 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 XTX draws power from 2x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 240 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x S-Video. Radeon HD 2900 XTX is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 1.0 x16 interface. The card measures 315 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
R600
GPU Variant
R600 XTX A11
(215RGMDKA11FG)
Architecture
TeraScale
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
80 nm
Transistors
720 million
Die Size
420 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Never Released
Generation
Radeon R600
(HD 2900)
Production
End-of-life
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 XTX
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 R7 370
482%
Radeon RX 560
483%
GeForce GTX 660
485%
GeForce GTX 570
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
565%
Radeon RX 460
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
745%
Radeon R9 280X
755%
GeForce GTX 590
756%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
837%
GeForce GTX 780
921%
Radeon RX 470
934%
Radeon R9 290
996%
Radeon R9 390
1002%
Radeon R9 290X
1015%
GeForce GTX 970
1028%
GeForce GTX TITAN
1037%
Radeon RX 570
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%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
1172%
Radeon R9 FURY
1178%
Radeon RX 590
1289%
Radeon R9 295X2
1312%
Radeon R9 FURY X
1334%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
1434%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
1504%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
1512%
GeForce GTX 1070
1578%
Radeon RX Vega 56
1712%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
1756%
Radeon RX Vega 64
1756%
GeForce RTX 2060
1801%
GeForce GTX 1080
2067%
Radeon VII
2067%
GeForce RTX 2070
2167%
TITAN X Pascal
2223%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
2401%
GeForce RTX 2080
2779%
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
12.4 inches
315 mm
TDP
240 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x S-Video
Power Connectors
2x 6-pin
Board Number
B001

Graphics Features

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

Card Notes

Unreleased Prototype

Clear Version: Rev.A01 0629 Engineering Sample with A11 Silicon R600 XTX

Black Version: Rev.A0 0639 Engineering Sample with A11 Silicon R600 XTX
Black Version: Rev.A1 0648 Engineering Sample with A12 Silicon R600 XTX

Red Version: Rev.A1 0646 Engineering Sample with A12 Silicon R600 XTX
Red Version: Rev.A1 0704 Engineering Sample with A13 Silicon R600 XTX
Red Version: Rev.A1 0705 Engineering Sample with A13 Silicon R600 XTX

R600 GPU Notes

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

Retail boards based on this design (7)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX Engineering Sample A1 0704 753 MHz 1009 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX Prototype A0 0629 753 MHz 1009 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX Prototype A0 0639 743 MHz 828 MHz
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX Engineering Sample A1 0648 800 MHz 1009 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX Engineering Sample A1 0705 753 MHz 1009 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX Mac Edition 709 MHz 1009 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4, 2x DVI
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XTX OEM 800 MHz 1100 MHz 1024 MB, GDDR4