Item ATI Radeon 9600 Nvidia GeForce FX 5600
Release2003-03-08 2003-03-06
Die size
Process 130 nm 130 nm
Core speed 350 - 375 MHz 350 MHz
Transistors 60 M 80 M
Price $199
Ops/s
Pipelines 4 pipelines x 1 texture unit 4 pipelines x 1 texture unit
Memory 64 - 128 MB 128 bit DDR DDR400, 128 bit, 12.8 GB/s
AGP AGP8X
Type Desktop
Fill rate 1.6 Gpix/s 1.6 Gtex/s
RAMDAC 2x400 MHz
DirectX 9.0 9
Textures 4
Core RV350 NV31
Triangles/s 100 M
Vertex shaders
Pixel shaders
PCI Express
 

2003-03-08 ATI Radeon 9600 Pin compatible successor to Radeon 9000 made in a 130 nm process. Preiously known as RV350.

2003-03-06 Nvidia GeForce FX 5600 Successor to GeForce4 Ti4200 based on the GeForce FX architecture. Will halve the number of texture units to 4 compared to FX5800 to cut costs. Starts at 350 MHz core and memory speed.