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ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT
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.
We recommend the ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1280x720.
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 PCIe 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.
||May 14th, 2007
||PCIe 1.0 x16
1656 MHz effective
||1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
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