ATI Technologies Inc.

ATI Technologies Inc. (171)

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

Lowcost profi card based on Radeon 9600 PRO.

Higher clocked Radeon 9600.

Mobile version of Radeon 9600.

Unofficial version of Radeon 9600.

Mainstream replacement of Radeon 9500.

Lower clocked Radeon 9600 with 64-bit memory bus.

Lower clocked Radeon 9600 sold as lowend/mainstream card.

Radeon 9700 with downgraded memory bus to half sold as mainstream solution.

ATI Radeon 9700 with cut pipelines to half sold as mainstream OEM card.

Entry level card of year 2004. Based on Radeon 9200.

 

Modified desktop Radeon 9200 for laptops.

Entry level 3D card, based on Radeon 9000 with AGP 8x support.

Low-end edition of Radeon 9200 with 64-bit memory bus.

Renamed Radeon 8500LE, later sold as entry-level card

 

Mobile Radeon 9000, GeForce4 440 Go killer.

Radeon 9000 with increased clocks by 25/150MHz (core/mem).

Mainstream card. GeForce4 MX440 killer.

Fully active R200GL core. Professional card. Based on Radeon 8500.

 

Bit underclocked 8500 card by 25/50MHz on core/mem. GeForce 3 Ti 500 killer.

Highend card later sold as mainstream solution.

Mobile version of Radeon 7500, often on package along with VRAM.

Underclocked 64bit version of Radeon 7500.

Mid-range targeted card, first ATi with 150nm litography, aimed on GeForce 2 Ti.

Renamed Radeon SDR with doubled memory size.

Mobile version of first Radeon chip, later renamed to Mobility Radeon 7000.

Renamed Radeon VE to fit as mainstream/lowend solution into new family names (new highend Radeon 8500).

 

Crippled Radeon core with disabled one pipeline, called RV100.

1st DX7 chip from ATi and only one real rival to nVidia's Geforce 2. Later renamed to Radeon 7200.

Highend professional card, based on Fire GL3.

Fire GL2 with doubled memory size, dual screen and anti-aliasing support.

Mobile version of Rage 128 Pro with 8MB integrated memory.

 

Highend 3D performance card, based on two ATi Rage 128 Pro using AFR technology.

Late OEM version of Rage 128 Pro sold mostly as lowend 3D solution.

Enhanced Rage 128 with AGP 4x, DXTC support and speed improvements.

ATI Rage Mobility-P with integrated 8MB memory.

based on ATI Rage Mobility-P with integrated 4MB SDRAM memory.

Enhanced mobile Rage LT Pro. Also known as mach64 LM.

One of many Rage Mobility models.

Enhanced mobile Rage LT Pro. Also known as mach64 LM.

Die shrinked Rage Pro Turbo with integrated TMDS for flat panels and motion compensation.

128bit midrange and highend card.

Mid-range card with 128bit core and 64bit memory bus.

Only renamed 3D Rage Pro AGP 2x chip with released new drivers in 1998.

Mobile version of 3D Rage Pro. Integrates TV-Encoder, LVDS, and Dual CRT Controllers + low graphics subsystem power.

Last version of 3D Rage II chip technology. Lowend 3D OEM solution with AGP 1x support.

Last version of 3D Rage II chip technology. Lowend 3D OEM solution.

Last ATi 2D card (have some basic 3D, but not intended to use it). Official core name is 264VT4.

Improved Ramdac, DVD acceleration (enhanced motion compensation), added texture compositing and vector quantization compression. Version with AGP 2x support.

Improved Ramdac, DVD acceleration (enhanced motion compensation), added texture compositing and vector quantization compression. Version with AGP 1x support.

Improved Ramdac, DVD acceleration (enhanced motion compensation), added texture compositing and vector quantization compression.

Improved Ramdac and added DVD acceleration.

Mobile version.

2nd ATi 3D chip. Added palettized textures and 16 bit z-buffer.

1st ATi 3D chip.

Official core name is 264VT2.

Official core name is ATI-264VT. Added MPEG-1 acceleration support.

Cost reduced version with integrated Ramdac.

Upgraded 64bit version of mach32.

Initial revision of mach64. Soon replaced by GX version.

Upgraded Mach 8 with VGA core.

High-end windows accelerator compactible with IBM 8514.

Main company workhorse of years 1991/1992 with many cards based on this chipset.

Hercules card using SRAM memory instead of DRAM.

Hercules card, probably 3rd oldest from ATi.

Hercules card, probably 2nd oldest from ATi, first known.

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