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ATI, perhaps mindful of what had happened to 3dfx when they took focus off their Rampage processor, abandoned it in favor of AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics off their next-generation R card. The R, with its next-generation architecture giving it unprecedented features and performance, would have been superior to any R refresh. R; internal ArtX codename: Khanlaunched in August The architecture of R was quite different from its predecessor, Radeon Rin nearly every way.
However, refined design and manufacturing techniques enabled a doubling of transistor count and a significant clock speed gain. One AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics change with the manufacturing of the core was the use of the flip-chip packaginga technology not used previously on video cards. Flip chip packaging allows far better cooling of the die by flipping it and exposing it directly to the cooling solution.
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ATI thus could achieve higher clock speeds. With a transistor count of million, it was the largest and most complex GPU of the time. A slower chip, thewas launched a few months later, differing only by lower core and memory speeds. While this differed from the older chips using 2 or 3 for AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics original Radeon texture units per pipeline, this did not mean R could not perform multi-texturing as efficiently as older chips. Its texture units could perform a new loopback operation which allowed them to sample up to 16 textures per geometry pass. The textures can be any combination of one, two, or three dimensions with bilineartrilinearor anisotropic filtering.
This was part of the new DirectX 9 specification, along with more flexible floating-point-based Shader Model 2. Equipped with 4 vertex shader units, R possessed over twice the geometry processing capability of the preceding Radeon and the GeForce4 Tiin addition to the greater feature-set offered compared to DirectX 8 shaders. ATI demonstrated part of AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics was capable with pixel shader PS2.
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The demo was a real-time implementation of noted 3D graphics researcher Paul Debevec 's paper on the topic of high dynamic range rendering. DirectX 9.
This trade-off in precision offered the best combination of transistor usage and image quality for the manufacturing process at the time. It did cause a usually visibly imperceptible loss of quality when doing heavy blending.
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The R was the first board to truly take advantage of a bit memory bus. Matrox had released their Parhelia several months earlier, but this board did not show great gains with its bit bus. ATI, however, had not only doubled their bus to bit, but also integrated an advanced crossbar memory controller, somewhat similar to NVIDIA 's memory technology. Utilizing four individual load-balanced bit memory controllers, ATI's memory implementation was quite capable of achieving high bandwidth efficiency by maintaining adequate granularity of memory transactions and thus AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics around memory latency limitations.
The demands of the 8x1 architecture required more bandwidth than the bit bus designs of the previous generation due to having double the texture and pixel fillrate. AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics introduced ATI's multi-sample gamma-corrected anti-aliasing scheme.
Multi-sampling offered vastly superior performance over the supersampling method on older Radeons, and AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics image quality compared to NVIDIA's offerings at the time. Anti-aliasing was, for the first time, a fully usable option even in the newest and most demanding titles of the day. The R also offered advanced anisotropic filtering which incurred a much smaller performance hit than the anisotropic solution of the GeForce4 and other competitors' cards, while offering significantly improved quality over Radeon 's anisotropic filtering implementation which was highly angle dependent.
At the time, this was quite astonishing, and resulted in the widespread acceptance of AA AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics AF as critical, truly usable features. The would be the second of ATI's chips after the to be shipped to third-party manufacturers instead of ATI producing all of its graphics cards, though ATI would still produce cards off of its highest-end chips. This freed up engineering resources that were channeled towards driver improvementsand the performed phenomenally well at launch because of this.
R would become one of the GPUs with the longest useful lifetime in history, allowing playable performance in new games at least 3 years after its launch. The Radeon was a graphics card by ATI, launched in October Built on the nm process, and based on AMD Radeon 9550 Graphics RV graphics processor, in its.
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