ATI Technologies Inc.

ATI Technologies Inc. (170)

Founded in August 20 1985. Merged with AMD in 2006.
Focused on whole market.


1st card - 1985 - Color Emulation Card
Last card: ATi Radeon HD5970 - 2009 (after that, cards rebranded as AMD)

Usefull links...
www.ati.com www.omegadrivers.net Wikipedia Card list from 1997 Rage identify legend

Ultra hi-end dual GPU card.

Hi-end card that basically killed all nvidia GT2xx cards.

Hi-end card based on HD5870 with less shaders and GPU clock.

Mainstream card with Eyefinity support and GDDR5 memory.

Mainstream card with Eyefinity support and GDDR5 memory with slightly less shaders than HD5770.

Mid-range professional card with 1GB GDDR5 memory, 3 monitor support, 10-bit colors on DisplayPort.

Mid-range card with GDDR5 memory.

Mainstream laptop card with 1GB VRAM and 128-bit bus.

Low-end budget laptop card. Eyefinity support for 4 monitors.

Low-end budget card made with 40nm process.

Lowend mobile solution.

Overclocked HD4870 with some tweaking and faster clocked GPU and memory chips. First card with stock clocked 1GHz GPU(only some models).

Fully active RV770 GPU, GeForce GTX260 killer.

HD4870 with GDDR3 memory instead of GDDR5 and lower GPU clock.

RV770 with less shaders, GPU clock and only GDDR3 memory. GeForce 8800GT competitor.

First 40nm GPU on market. Radeon HD 4830 killer.

Replacement of Radeon HD 4830 using faster GDDR5 memories but on 128bit bus with PCB from HD 4870.

Mid-range card. Added 8-channel audio for both HDMI and DisplayPort.

Mid-range card. Some PCI-E versions have GDDR3 VRAM. Added 8-channel audio for both HDMI and DisplayPort.

Mainstream level dedicated laptop card.

Lowend HD 4xxx series Radeon.

Lower mainstream level dedicated laptop card, downclocked HD4570.

Entry level dedicated laptop card based on RV710.

Hi-end card based on two HD3870's with higher clocks and 1GB VRAM.

HD2900 XT replacement on new process and new core with some new features.

Lower clocked Radeon HD 3870 using slower GDDR3 memory.

Mainstream laptop DX10.1 card.

Mainstream DX10.1 card.

 

 Entry level professional card based on Radeon HD 3470.



Entry level dedicated laptop card.

Entry level desktop card with GDDR3 memory.

 

Entry level desktop card with DDR2 memory.

 

Low-profile multimonitor entry level profi card. Based on Radeon HD 3470.

Hi-end card from 2007. First GPU with 512-bit memory bus on market. Some versions have even faster GDDR4 memory and 1GB VRAM.

Lower clocked Radeon HD 2900 XT.

HD 2900 PRO with less shaders, pipelines and only 256-bit memory bus.

Mainstream professional card based on Radeon HD2600 XT with DX10 support.

Underclocked Radeon HD 2600 sold in lowend.

Mainstream DirectX 10 card with GDDR3 or with faster GDDR4 memory.

Mainstream DirectX 10 card.

Direct competitor to GeForce 8600M GS. Added Avivo HD videoengine.

Lowend HD2xxx series Radeon.

Lowend HD2xxx series Radeon.

Added ATI UVD. Renamed Radeon X1350 on newer process.

Renamed Radeon X1350 with faster memory and GPU.

Radeon X1900 XT with faster memory.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X1900 GT.

Underclocked Radeon X1950 PRO sold as mainstream card.

Highend replacement of Radeon X1800 XT with tripled pixel shaders.

Later released version of X1900 GT with faster memory but slower clocked core.

Mainstream underclocked version of X1800 with 4 disabled pipelines.

Highend card. GeForce 7800GTX competitor.

Higend profi card based on Radeon X1800.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X1600 PRO.

Renamed Radeon X1600 PRO with bit higher clocked memory (+20MHz).

Mobile version of Radeon X1600 PRO.

Higher clocked Radeon X1600 PRO using GDDR3 memory.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X600.

OEM card based on Radeon X1300 Pro with slightly faster GPU.

Dual screen profi card based on Radeon X1550 core.

Lowend replacement of Radeon X1300 with core made by UMC.

Higher clocked Mobility Radeon X1350.

Mobile version of Radeon X1300.

Lowend profi card based on Radeon X1300 PRO.

Higher clocked Radeon X1300 with DDR2 memory.

Replacement of lowend Radeons X300/X550.

OEM version of Radeon X1300 with 64bit memory bus.

Renamed Radeon X700.

Hig-end replacement of Radeon X800 XT using new core.

Highest clocked Radeon X800. PE = Platinum Edition.

 

Highend card. Based on R423 core. Later replaced by X800 XT PE.

 

Mainstream profi version of Radeon X800 PRO.

Lower clocked Radeon X800 XT PE with disabled 4 pipelines.

Radeon X850 XT with lower clocks and disabled 4 pipelines.

Radeon X800 XL with lower memory clock and disabled 4 pipelines.

Radeon X800 XT / X850 XT with lower clocks and disabled 8 pipelines sold in mainstream.

Mid-range profi card based on Radeon X800 using R423 core, also has support for 3D glasses.

Mainstream card, GeForce 6600GT competitor.

Mobile version of Radeon X700.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon X600.

OEM Radeon X700 with lower memory clocks and half number of pipelines.

Profi quad monitor card based on 2 Radeon X600 cores.

Lower mainstream mobile chip.

Higher clocked Radeon X600 PRO.

Mainstream PCI Express card.

Lowend profi card based on Radeon X550 with slower memory.

Radeon X300 with doubled memory size on 128bit bus sold in higher lowend segment.

Higher clocked Radeon X300.

Radeon 9600 core modded for PCI-E support sold as lowend solution.

Highend higher clocked replacement of Radeon 9800 Pro.

Enhanced Radeon 9700 PRO on new core with faster clocks.

Lower clocked Radeon 9800 PRO limited to 128MB.

Radeon 9800 Pro with full pipelines, but only 128-bit memory bus and lower clocks.

Radeon 9800 PRO with cut pipelines to half.

Profi version of Radeon 9700 PRO with doubled memory size, but underclocked.

Mobile version of Radeon 9600 XT RV360 core.

Higher clocked Radeon 9700.

Highend ATI card of year 2002.

Renamed slightly higher clocked Radeon 9500 PRO sold in OEM segment.

Highest clocked Radeon 9600 using new updated core.

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