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NVIDIA GeForceFX 5900 Ultra: The Way FX is Meant to be Played!!

Comparison Table

ATI Radeon 9800 PRONVIDIA GeForceFX 5800 UltraNVIDIA GeForceFX 5900 Ultra
Chip Technology256 bit256 bit256 bit
Process0.15 Micron0.13 Micron0.13 Micron
Transistors~107 Million (?)125 Million130 Million
Memory Bus256 bit DDR/DDR2128 bit DDR2256 bit DDR
Memory Bandwidth21.8 GB/s16 GB/s27.2 GB/s
Pixel Fillrate3.04 Gigapixel/s- Texelrate (Color+Z): 2000 texel/s- Z-rate (Z): 4000/s- Stencilrate: 4000/s- Texturerate: 4000/s- Texelrate (Color+Z): 1800 texel/s- Z-rate (Z): 3600/s- Stencilrate: 3600/s- Texturerate: 3600/s
Anti Aliased Fillrate18.2 Billion AA Samples/s~16 Billion AA Samples/s~27.2 Billion AA Samples/s
Max FSAA Mode6x4x4x
Triangle Transform Rate380 M Triangles/s350 M Triangles/s315 M Triangles/s
AGP Bus1x/2x/4x/8x1x/2x/4x/8x1x/2x/4x/8x
Memory128/256 MB128/256 MB128/256 MB
GPU Clock380 MHz500 MHz450 MHz
Memory Clock340 MHz (680 DDR)500 MHz (1000 DDR2)425 MHz (850 DDR)
Memory?BGA 2.0nsBGA 2.0ns
Vertex Shader4FP ArrayFP Array
Pixel Pipelines84 for color & Z8 for z8 for stencil8 for texture4 for color & Z8 for z8 for stencil8 for texture
Texture Units Per Pipe111
Textures per Texture Unit81616
Vertex S. Version22.0+2.0+
Pixel S. Version22.0+2.0+
DirectX Generation99.0 (+)9.0 (+)
FSAA ModiMultiSamplingMultiSamplingMultiSampling
Memory OptmizationsHyper Z III+LMA II OptimizedColor CompressionLMA II OptimizedColor Compression
OptmizationsSmartShader 2.1SmoothVision 2.1IntelliSampleIntelliSample HCT
Display Outputs222
Chip Internal Ramdacs2 x 400 MHz2 x 400 MHz2 x 400 MHz
Chip External Ramdacs---
Bits per Color Channel101010
SpecialTV Encoder On-Chip; FullStreamAdaptive FilteringF-BufferTV Encoder On-ChipExtended ProgammabilityAdaptive FilteringTV Encoder On-ChipExtended ProgammabilityAdaptive FilteringUltraShadow
Estimated Price$399$399$399