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ATI FireGL V8600

R600
Graphics Processor
320
Cores
16
TMUs
16
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
GDDR4
Memory Type
512 bit
Bus Width
ATI FireGL V8600 Image ATI R600 Image
The FireGL V8600 was a high-end professional graphics card by ATI, launched in May 2007. Built on the 80 nm process, and based on the R600 graphics processor, in its R600 GL 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 1,024 MB GDDR4 memory on the card, which are connected using a 512-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 688 MHz, memory is running at 868 MHz.
We recommend the ATI FireGL V8600 for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1280x720.
Being a dual-slot card, the ATI FireGL V8600 draws power from 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 159 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video. FireGL V8600 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. The card measures 254 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 1,899 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: R600
GPU Variant: R600 GL
Architecture: TeraScale
Process Size: 80 nm
Transistors: 720 million
Die Size: 420 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: May 14th, 2007
Production Status: End-of-life
Launch Price: 1,899 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 1.0 x16

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FireGL V8600
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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
FireGL V8600 performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 688 MHz
Memory Clock: 868 MHz
1736 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: GDDR4
Memory Bus: 512 bit
Bandwidth: 111.1 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 320
TMUs: 16
ROPs: 16
Compute Units: 4
Pixel Rate: 11.01 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 11.01 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 440.3 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 10 inches
254 mm
TDP: 159 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x DisplayPort
1x S-Video
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX: 10.0
OpenGL: 3.3
OpenCL: 1.0
Shader Model: 4.0

Reviews

Our review database contains 5 reviews of the FireGL V8600.