ATI Radeon 9700 PRO 128MB 8X AGP Video Card

Item#:  A177-3022  | Model#: 100434003

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The RADEON™ 9700 PRO is the world's fastest* and most advanced graphics board, featuring ATI's RADEON™ 9700 PRO Visual Processing Unit (VPU). Through a combination of incredible 3D rendering performance, sophisticated real-time visual effects, unsurpassed image quality and cutting-edge video features, it takes the PC entertainment experience to a totally new level.


  • Fastest* 3D gaming performance with next-generation VPU architecture
  • Complete DirectX® 9.0 support for unprecedented realism and sophisticated visual effects
  • SMOOTHVISION™ 2.0 technology provides new levels of image quality with advanced full-scene anti-aliasing (FSAA) and anisotropic filtering
  • Revolutionary new video features including VIDEOSHADER™ and FULLSTREAM™ technologies
  • Featuring CATALYST™ - ATI's industry-leading software suite with frequently scheduled free updates providing additional features and performance over the product's lifetime

  • Fastest* 3D Gaming Performance
  • 128MB DDR memory accelerates the latest 3D games
  • 256-bit memory interface removes hardware performance bottleneck and provides end users with faster 3D graphics
  • Industry's first 8-pixel pipeline architecture, providing twice the rendering power of any currently competing product.
  • Supports the new AGP 8X standard, providing a high-speed link between the graphics board and the rest of the PC (2.0 GB/sec)
  • Highest Level of Realism
  • First to fully support DirectX® 9.0 and the latest OpenGL® functionality
  • New SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 technology allows users to experience complex, movie-quality effects in next-generation 3D games and applications
  • SMOOTHVISION™ 2.0 technology enhances image quality by removing jagged edges and bringing out fine texture detail, without compromising performance
  • 128-bit floating-point color precision allows for a greater range of colors and brightness
  • Revolutionary New Video Features
  • Unique VIDEOSHADER™ engine uses programmable pixel shaders to accelerate video processing and provide better-looking visuals
  • ATI's new FULLSTREAM™ technology removes blocky artifacts from Streaming and Internet video and provides sharper image quality
  • Only Products Designed and Built By ATI Offer:
  • Hassle-free manufacturers warranty
  • Responsive and knowledgeable Customer Service Team
  • Extensive online user resources and updates through
  • Feature-rich, frequently updated, ATI designed CATALYST™ software

Additional Features

  • Eight parallel rendering pipelines
  • Four parallel geometry engines
  • 256-bit DDR memory interface
  • AGP 8X support


  • Programmable pixel and vertex shaders
  • 16 textures per pass
  • Pixel shaders up to 160 instructions with 128-bit floating point precision
  • Vertex shaders up to 1024 instructions with flow control
  • Multiple render target support
  • Shadow volume rendering acceleration
  • High precision 10-bit per channel frame buffer support
  • Supports DirectX® 9.0 and the latest version of OpenGL


  • 2x/4x/6x full scene anti-aliasing modes
  • Adaptive algorithm with programmable sample patterns
  • 2x/4x/8x/16x anisotropic filtering modes
  • Adaptive algorithm with bi-linear (performance) and tri-linear (quality) options


  • 3-level Hierarchical Z-Buffer with early Z test
  • Lossless Z-Buffer compression (up to 24:1)
  • Fast Z-Buffer Clear


  • 2nd generation N-Patch higher order surface support
  • Discrete and continuous tessellation levels per polygon
  • Displacement mapping


  • Seamless integration of pixel shaders with video


  • video de-blocking technology
  • Noise removal filtering for captured video
  • MPEG-2 decoding with motion compensation, iDCT and color space conversion
  • All-format DTV/HDTV decoding
  • YPrPb component output
  • Adaptive de-interlacing and frame rate conversion
  • Dual integrated display controllers
  • Dual integrated 10-bit per channel 400 MHz DACs
  • Integrated 165 MHz TMDS transmitter (DVI 1.0 compliant)
  • Integrated TV Output support up to 1024x768 resolution
  • Optimized for Pentium® 4 SSE2 and AMD Athlon™ 3Dnow!
  • PC 2002 compliant

    *16:9 aspect ratio monitors are supported on 1920x1080 and 848x480 on Windows® XP, Windows® 2000 and Winpows® ME. The complete list of resolutions depends on the driver version and operating system. NOTE: that resolutions are limited by the performance of the attatched monitor

Graphics Technology

  • RADEON™ 9700 PRO Visual Processing Unit (VPU)

Memory Configuration

  • 128MB of double data rate SDRAM

Operating Systems Support

  • Windows® XP
  • Windows® 2000
  • Windows® Me

Display Support

  • VGA connector for analog CRT
  • S-video or composite connector for TV / VCR
  • DVI-I connector for digital CRT or flat panel
  • Independent resolutions and refresh rates for any two connected displays

  • RADEON 9700 PRO requires connection to your PC's internal power supply for operation. Consult your system builder or OEM to ensure your system has an
  • adequate power supply. Otherwise ATI recommends a 300 watt power supply or greater to ensure normal system operation where a number of other internal
  • devices are installed.
  • Intel® Pentium® 4/III/II/Celeron™, AMD® K6/Duron™/Athlon®/Athlon XP® or compatible with AGP 2X (3.3v), 4X (1.5V), 8X (0.8v) or Universal AGP
  • 3.0 bus configuration (2X/4X/8X).
  • 128MB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive


  • Manufactured by: ATI Technologies
    Warranty provided by: ATI Technologies
    UPC No: 727419410328
    Mfg Part No: 100434003
  • Box Size: ( Length:15, Width:10, Depth:3)
    Shipping Weight: 1.4000 pound(s)
    Dimensional Weight: 2pounds

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