ATI R500

Introduced: 2006-H1

Description: High end ATI graphics chip for XBox2 built in a 90 nm process. Part of a new generation, comparable to R600 for the PC.
Early on reported to "have 10 times higher geometry and 4 times higher pixel performance compared to the RADEON X800 XT" (believe it if you want to).
May support WGF and Pixel and Vertex shaders 3.0 with 128 bit precision. Also known as Xenos.

Type: Graphics [Roadmap] [Timeline]

State: Planned

Quick Specs

Process90 nm
Pipelines48
MemoryDDR-3
AGPPCI Express
TypeDesktop
DirectX9.0c, 10
CoreR500
Vertex shaders3.0
Pixel shaders3.0

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2006-06-19 No DirectX 10 hardware yet available The Inquirer [rm]

2005-11-04 G71 is the Playstation 3 RSX chip The Inquirer [rm]

2005-09-01 ATI's R520 - Runs Extremely Fast, CEO Says: ATI Talks About Challenges with R5 GPU Series Xbit Labs [rm]

2005-01-27 R500 and R520 belongs to different generations Beyond3D [rm]

2004-12-24 Playstation chip starts at 90 nanometre The Inquirer [rm]

2004-11-10 Xbox 2 takes shape as ATI rolls out graphics chipset: Microsoft's Xbox 2 gaming console is coming closer to fruition as ATI is close to finalizng development on the R500 graphics core that will power the unit: The R500 is similar in... AnandTech [rm]

2004-11-10 Xbox 2 takes shape as ATI rolls out graphics chipset GamesIndustry.biz [rm]

2004-11-03 ATI's Next-Generation Product R520 Taped Out: ATI's 90nm Chip Design Reportedly Sent to Fab Xbit Labs [rm]

2004-10-05 ATI to roll out R500 GPU for Xbox 2 in 1Q 2005 DigiTimes [rm]

2004-09-28 R500 to be ready at end of Q1 2005 The Inquirer [rm]

2004-09-14 Xbox 2 chip finished  The Inquirer [rm]

2004-07-01 ATI R500 - Shader Model 3.0 and Beyond? Xbit Labs [rm]

2004-06-29 ATI to release R480 PCI Express in Q4 The Inquirer [rm]

2004-06-17 ATI to bridge future chips The Inquirer [rm]

2004-06-02 ATI to switch to 90 nanometres in 2005 The Inquirer [rm]

2004-05-30 ATI to unveil 0.11-micron Radeon X300 graphics chips at Computex DigiTimes [rm]

2004-04-26 ATI will launch the Radeon Pro X800 next week GEEK.com [rm]

2004-04-21 Radeon X800XT to arrive in June The Inquirer [rm]

2004-04-19 Radeon X800PRO will beat NV40 Ultra The Inquirer [rm]

2004-04-01 ATI's Fuddy, leaks and spin The Inquirer [rm]

2004-01-15 Nvidia and ATI produce new chipsets with 0.11-micron process at TSMC DigiTimes [rm]

2003-12-24 Man goes to toilet, snaps ATI PCI Express The Inquirer [rm]

2003-12-02 ATI R420 to Support 32-bit Precision for Pixel Shaders?: More Details About R420 and R500 Transpire Xbit Labs [rm]

2003-09-15 ATI R400 GPU Cancelled: Transmigrates into the R500 instead Neoseeker [rm]

2003-09-11 6. The NV30 debacle: On the PPP of R400/R500/NV40 NFI [rm]

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