ATI Technologies Inc.

ATI Technologies Inc. (162)

Founded in August 20 1985. Merged with AMD in 2006.
Focused on whole market.


1st card - 1985 - Color Emulation Card
Last card: ATi Radeon HD5970 - 2009 (after that, cards rebranded as AMD)

Usefull links...
www.ati.com www.omegadrivers.net Wikipedia Card list from 1997 Rage identify legend

Mid-range card. PCI-E versions have GDDR3 VRAM. Added 8-channel audio for both HDMI and DisplayPort.

 

Entry level desktop card with DDR2 memory.

 

Entry level desktop card with GDDR3 memory.

 

 Entry level professional card based on Radeon HD 3470.



 Based on Radeon HD 6670. Mid-range professional card with 1GB GDDR5 memory, 3 monitor support, 10-bit colors on DisplayPort.

 

Ultra hi-end dual GPU card.

Hi-end card that basically killed all nvidia GT2xx cards.

Hi-end card based on HD5870 with less shaders and GPU clock.

Mainstream card with Eyefinity support and GDDR5 memory.

Mainstream card with Eyefinity support and GDDR5 memory with slightly less shaders than HD5770.

Mid-range professional card with 1GB GDDR5 memory, 3 monitor support, 10-bit colors on DisplayPort.

Mid-range card with GDDR5 memory.

Mainstream laptop card with 1GB VRAM and 128-bit bus.

Low-end budget laptop card. Eyefinity support for 4 monitors.

Low-end budget card made with 40nm process.

Overclocked HD4870 with some tweaking and faster clocked GPU and memory chips. First card with stock clocked 1GHz GPU(only some models).

Fully active RV770 GPU, GeForce GTX260 killer.

HD4870 with GDDR3 memory instead of GDDR5 and lower GPU clock.

RV770 with less shaders, GPU clock and only GDDR3 memory. GeForce 8800GT competitor.

First 40nm GPU on market. Radeon HD 4830 killer.

Replacement of Radeon HD 4830 using faster GDDR5 memories but on 128bit bus with PCB from HD 4870.

Mid-range card. Added 8-channel audio for both HDMI and DisplayPort.

Mainstream level dedicated laptop card.

Lowend HD 4xxx series Radeon.

Lower mainstream level dedicated laptop card, downclocked HD4570.

Entry level dedicated laptop card based on RV710.

Hi-end card based on two HD3870's with higher clocks and 1GB VRAM.

HD2900 XT replacement on new process and new core with some new features.

Lower clocked Radeon HD 3870 using slower GDDR3 memory.

Mainstream laptop DX10.1 card.

Mainstream DX10.1 card.

Entry level dedicated laptop card.

Low-profile multimonitor entry level profi card. Based on Radeon HD 3470.

Hi-end card from 2007. First GPU with 512-bit memory bus on market. Some versions have even faster GDDR4 memory and 1GB VRAM.

Lower clocked Radeon HD 2900 XT.

HD 2900 PRO with less shaders, pipelines and only 256-bit memory bus.

Mainstream professional card based on Radeon HD2600 XT with DX10 support.

Mainstream DirectX 10 card with GDDR3 or with faster GDDR4 memory.

Mainstream DirectX 10 card.

Direct competitor to GeForce 8600M GS. Added Avivo HD videoengine.

Lowend HD2xxx series Radeon.

Lowend HD2xxx series Radeon.

Added ATI UVD. Renamed Radeon X1350 on newer process.

Renamed Radeon X1350 with faster memory and GPU.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X1900 GT.

Underclocked Radeon X1950 PRO sold as mainstream card.

Highend replacement of Radeon X1800 XT with tripled pixel shaders.

Later released version of X1900 GT with faster memory but slower clocked core.

Highend card. GeForce 7800GTX competitor.

Higend profi card based on Radeon X1800.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X1600 PRO.

Renamed Radeon X1600 PRO with bit higher clocked memory (+20MHz).

Mobile version of Radeon X1600 PRO.

Higher clocked Radeon X1600 PRO using GDDR3 memory.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X600.

OEM card based on Radeon X1300 Pro with slightly faster GPU.

Dual screen profi card based on Radeon X1550 core.

Lowend replacement of Radeon X1300 with core made by UMC.

Higher clocked Mobility Radeon X1350.

Mobile version of Radeon X1300.

Lowend profi card based on Radeon X1300 PRO.

Higher clocked Radeon X1300 with DDR2 memory.

Replacement of lowend Radeons X300/X550.

OEM version of Radeon X1300 with 64bit memory bus.

Hig-end replacement of Radeon X800 XT using new core.

Highest clocked Radeon X800. PE = Platinum Edition.

 

Highend card. Based on R423 core. Later replaced by X800 XT PE.

 

Lower clocked Radeon X800 XT PE with disabled 4 pipelines.

Radeon X850 XT with lower clocks and disabled 4 pipelines.

Radeon X800 XL with lower memory clock and disabled 4 pipelines.

Radeon X800 XT / X850 XT with lower clocks and disabled 8 pipelines sold in mainstream.

Mid-range profi card based on Radeon X800 using R423 core, also has support for 3D glasses.

Mainstream card, GeForce 6600GT competitor.

Mobile version of Radeon X700.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X600.

OEM Radeon X700 with lower memory clocks and half number of pipelines.

Profi quad monitor card based on 2 Radeon X600 cores.

Lower mainstream mobile chip.

Higher clocked Radeon X600 PRO.

Mainstream PCI Express card.

Lowend profi card based on Radeon X550 with slower memory.

Radeon X300 with doubled memory size on 128bit bus sold in higher lowend segment.

Higher clocked Radeon X300.

Radeon 9600 core modded for PCI-E support sold as lowend solution.

Highend higher clocked replacement of Radeon 9800 Pro.

Enhanced Radeon 9700 PRO on new core with faster clocks.

Lower clocked Radeon 9800 PRO limited to 128MB.

Radeon 9800 Pro with full pipelines, but only 128-bit memory bus and lower clocks.

Radeon 9800 PRO with cut pipelines to half.

Profi version of Radeon 9700 PRO with doubled memory size, but underclocked.

Mobile version of Radeon 9600 XT RV360 core.

Higher clocked Radeon 9700.

Highend ATI card of year 2002.

Renamed slightly higher clocked Radeon 9500 PRO sold in OEM segment.

Highest clocked Radeon 9600 using new updated core.

Lowcost profi card based on Radeon 9600 PRO.

Higher clocked Radeon 9600.

Mobile version of Radeon 9600.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon 9500.

Unofficial version of Radeon 9600.

Lower clocked Radeon 9600 with 64-bit memory bus.

Lower clocked Radeon 9600 sold as lowend/mainstream card.

Radeon 9700 with downgraded memory bus to half sold as mainstream solution.

ATI Radeon 9700 with cut pipelines to half sold as mainstream OEM card.

Entry level card of year 2004. Based on Radeon 9200.

 

Modified desktop Radeon 9200 for laptops.

Entry level 3D card, based on Radeon 9000 with AGP 8x support.

Low-end edition of Radeon 9200 with 64-bit memory bus.

Renamed Radeon 8500LE, later sold as entry-level card

 

Mobile Radeon 9000, GeForce4 440 Go killer.

Radeon 9000 with increased clocks by 25/150MHz (core/mem).

Mainstream card. GeForce4 MX440 killer.

Fully active R200GL core. Professional card. Based on Radeon 8500.

 

Bit underclocked 8500 card by 25/50MHz on core/mem. GeForce 3 Ti 500 killer.

Highend card later sold as mainstream solution.

Mobile version of Radeon 7500, often on package along with VRAM.

Underclocked 64bit version of Radeon 7500.

Mid-range targeted card, first ATi with 150nm litography, aimed on GeForce 2 Ti.

Renamed Radeon SDR with doubled memory size.

Mobile version of first Radeon chip, later renamed to Mobility Radeon 7000.

Renamed Radeon VE to fit as mainstream/lowend solution into new family names (new highend Radeon 8500).

 

Crippled Radeon core with disabled one pipeline, called RV100.

1st DX7 chip from ATi and only one real rival to nVidia's Geforce 2. Sometimes called Radeon 7200.

 

Highend professional card, based on Fire GL3.

Mobile version of Rage 128 Pro with 8MB integrated memory.

 

Highend 3D performance card, based on two ATi Rage 128 Pro using AFR technology.

Late OEM version of Rage 128 Pro sold mostly as lowend 3D solution.

Enhanced Rage 128 with AGP 4x, DXTC support and speed improvements.

ATI Rage Mobility-P with integrated 8MB memory.

ATI Rage Mobility-P with integrated 4MB SDRAM memory.

Enhanced mobile Rage LT Pro. Also known as mach64 LM.

One of many Rage Mobility models.

Enhanced mobile Rage LT Pro. Also known as mach64 LM.

Die shrinked Rage Pro Turbo with integrated TMDS for flat panels and motion compensation.

128bit midrange and highend card.

Mid-range card with 128bit core and 64bit memory bus.

Only renamed 3D Rage Pro AGP 2x chip with released new drivers in 1998.

Mobile version of 3D Rage Pro. Integrates TV-Encoder, LVDS, and Dual CRT Controllers + low graphics subsystem power.

Last version of 3D Rage II chip technology. Lowend 3D OEM solution with AGP 1x support.

Last version of 3D Rage II chip technology. Lowend 3D OEM solution.

Last ATi 2D card (have some basic 3D, but not intended to use it). Official core name is 264VT4.

Improved Ramdac, DVD acceleration (enhanced motion compensation), added texture compositing and vector quantization compression. Version with AGP 2x support.

Improved Ramdac, DVD acceleration (enhanced motion compensation), added texture compositing and vector quantization compression. Version with AGP 1x support.

Improved Ramdac, DVD acceleration (enhanced motion compensation), added texture compositing and vector quantization compression.

Improved Ramdac and added DVD acceleration.

2nd ATi 3D chip. Added palettized textures and 16 bit z-buffer.

Official core name is 264VT2.

Official core name is ATI-264VT. Added MPEG-1 acceleration support.

Cost reduced version with integrated Ramdac.

Upgraded 64bit version of mach32.

Initial revision of mach64. Soon replaced by GX version.

Upgraded Mach 8 with VGA core.

High-end windows accelerator compactible with IBM 8514.

Main company workhorse of years 1991/1992 with many cards based on this chipset.

Hercules card, probably 3rd oldest from ATi.