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VGA Charts III

Introduction

A lot has happened in the world of 3D graphics over the past year, so it seems like a good time to update our VGA Charts for the third time since their introduction. This time, there were many changes in the world of graphics cards at which to look. ATi and NVIDIA completely replaced their previous product families. In addition to that, there are additional players looking to challenge ATI's and NVIDIA's strongholdas XGI and S3 prepare new graphics card launches.

Participants

Here is the full list of our contenders:

CardChipDX GenerationChipclockMemoryclockBuswidthPipes
GeForce FX 5950 UNVIDIA NV38DX 9475950256-bit8x1
GeForce FX 5900 UNVIDIA NV35DX 9450850256-bit8x1
GeForce FX 5900NVIDIA NV35DX 9400850256-bit8x1
GeForce FX 5900 XTNVIDIA NV35DX 9300700256-bit8x1
GeForce FX 5800 UNVIDIA NV30DX 95001000128-bit8x1
GeForce FX 5800NVIDIA NV30DX 9400800128-bit8x1
GeForce FX 5700 UNVIDIA NV36DX 9475900128-bit4x1
GeForce FX 5700NVIDIA NV36DX 9425550128-bit4x1
GeForce FX 5600 U (FC)NVIDIA NV31DX 9400800128-bit4x1
GeForce FX 5600 UNVIDIA NV31DX 9350700128-bit4x1
GeForce FX 5600NVIDIA NV31DX 9325550128-bit4x1
GeForce FX 5200 UNVIDIA NV34DX 9325650128-bit4x1
GeForce FX 5200NVIDIA NV34DX 9250400128-bit4x1
GeForce4 Ti 4600-8xNVIDIA NV25DX 8.1300650128-bit4x2
GeForce4 Ti 4600NVIDIA NV25DX 8.1300650128-bit4x2
GeForce4 Ti 4400NVIDIA NV25DX 8.1275550128-bit4x2
GeForce4 Ti 4200-8xNVIDIA NV28DX 8.1250514128-bit4x2
GeForce4 Ti 4200 128NVIDIA NV25DX 8.1250444128-bit4x2
GeForce4 Ti 4200 64NVIDIA NV25DX 8.1250514128-bit4x2
GeForce4 MX 460NVIDIA NV17DX 7300550128-bit2x2
GeForce4 MX 440-8xNVIDIA NV18DX 7275512128-bit2x2
GeForce4 MX 440NVIDIA NV17DX 7270400128-bit2x2
Radeon 9800 XTATI R360DX 9412730256-bit8x1
Radeon 9800 Pro 256ATI R350DX 9380700256-bit8x1
Radeon 9800 ProATI R350DX 9380680256-bit8x1
Radeon 9800ATI R350DX 9325580256-bit8x1
Radeon 9800 SEATI R350DX 9380675128-bit4x1
Radeon 9700 ProATI R300DX 9325620256-bit8x1
Radeon 9700ATI R300DX 9275540256-bit8x1
Radeon 9600 XTATI RV360DX 9500600128-bit4x1
Radeon 9600 ProATI RV350DX 9400600128-bit4x1
Radeon 9600ATI RV350DX 9325400128-bit4x1
Radeon 9600 SEATI RV350DX 932536564-bit4x1
Radeon 9500 ProATI R300DX 9275540128-bit8x1
Radeon 9500 128ATI R300DX 9275540128-bit4x1
Radeon 9500 64ATI R300DX 9275540128-bit4x1
Radeon 9200 128ATI RV280DX 8.1250400128-bit4x1
Radeon 9200 64ATI RV280DX 8.1250400128-bit4x1
Radeon 9000 ProATI RV250DX 8.1275550128-bit4x1
Radeon 8500 128ATI R200DX 8.1250500128-bit4x2
Radeon 8500 64ATI R200DX 8.1275550128-bit4x2
XGI V8 DuoV8DX 93509002x128-bit2x 8x1
XGI V5 UltraV5DX 9350700128-bit4x1
XGI V3V3DX 8.1300300128-bit2x2
S3 S8 256S8DX 9300300128-bit4x1
Parhelia 128Parhelia 512DX 8.1220500256-bit4x4