Item ATI Radeon 9500 Pro ATI Radeon 9700 Pro ATI Radeon 9700 ATI Radeon 9500
Release2002-11-27 2002-10-24 2002-10-24 2002-10-18
Die size
Process 150 nm 150 nm 150 nm
Core speed 275 MHz 325 MHz 275 MHz 275 MHz
Transistors 107 M 107 M
Price $179 $399 $299
Ops/s
Pipelines 4 pipelines 8 pipelines x 1 texture unit 8 pipelines 4 pipelines
Memory 128 bit, 270 MHz, 8.8 GB/s DDR310, 256 MB, 4x64 bit, 19.2 GB/s 128 MB, 256 bit, 270 MHz 128 bit 270 MHz
AGP AGP8X AGP8X AGP8X AGP8X
Type
Fill rate 2.2 Gpix./s 2.6 Gpix./s 2.2 Gpix./s 1.1 Gpix./s
RAMDAC 400 MHz 400 MHz 400 MHz 400 MHz
DirectX 9 9 9 9
Textures 16 16 16 16
Core R300 R300 R300 R300
Triangles/s 275 M 325 M 275 M
Vertex shaders
Pixel shaders
PCI Express
 

2002-11-27 ATI Radeon 9500 Pro Budget version of the Radeon 9700 Pro

2002-10-24 ATI Radeon 9700 Pro Graphics chip formerly known as R300 supporting DirectX 9.0, with 107 million transistors building up 8 pipelines for 8 textures in 0.15 micron technology. 4 vertex shaders and HyperZ III will also fit in the chip. Core clock runs at 325 MHz while the 256 MB of DDR runs at 620.

2002-10-24 ATI Radeon 9700 Graphics chip formerly known as R300 supporting DirectX 9.0, with 107 million transistors building up 8 pipelines for 8 textures in 0.15 micron technology. 4 vertex shaders and HyperZ III will also fit in the chip built with a 0.15 micron process. Core clock runs at 275 MHz while the 128 MB of DDR runs at 550.

2002-10-18 ATI Radeon 9500 Low price version of Radeon 9700, still based on the R300 core, but with with 4 instead of 8 pipelines competing in the GeForce4 4200 Ti price range.