Sapphire Radeon 9600SE Graphics Card

Sapphire Updated: 2009-01-06 RSS
Sapphire Radeon 9600SE Graphics Card

The SAPPHIRE RADEON 9600SE ATLANTIS makes short work of todays most demanding multimedia and gaming applications but absent is the sharp crushing pain in your chest that is often induced by the sight of our competitors pricetag! The SAPPHIRE 9600SE ATLANTIS is built around the the price sensitive consumer who enjoys a favorable price:performance ratio.

Full support for DirectX® 9.0 and the latest OpenGL® functionality
128MB DDR memory accelerates the latest 3D games
4-pipeline VPU in its 2nd generation.
New SMARTSHADER™ 2.1 technology allows users to experience complex, movie-quality effects in next-generation 3D games and applications
SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1 technology enhances image quality by removing jagged edges and bringing out fine texture detail, without compromising performance


* 4 parallel rendering pipelines
* 2 parallel geometry engines
* 128-bit DDR memory interface (64-bit on Radeon® 9600 SE)
* AGP 8X support
* SmartShader™ 2.0
o Programmable pixel and vertex shaders
o 16 textures per pass
o Pixel shaders up to 160 instructions with 128-bit floating point precision
o Vertex shaders up to 1024 instructions with flow control
o Multiple render target support
o Shadow volume rendering acceleration
o High precision 10-bit per channel frame buffer support
o Supports DirectX® 9.0 and the latest version of OpenGL®
* SmoothVision™ 2.1
o 2x/4x/6x full scene anti-aliasing modes
+ Adaptive algorithm with programmable sample patterns
o 2x/4x/8x/16x anisotropic filtering modes
+ Adaptive algorithm with bi-linear (performance) and tri-linear (quality) options
o Lossless Z-Buffer compression (up to 24:1)
o Fast Z-Buffer Clear
* TruForm™ 2.0
o 2nd generation N-Patch higher order surface support
o Discrete and continuous tessellation levels per polygon
o Displacement mapping
* VideoShader™
o Seamless integration of pixel shaders with video
o FullStream™ video de-blocking technology
o 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