Sapphire Radeon X600 XT Graphics Card

Sapphire Updated: 2009-01-07 RSS
Sapphire Radeon X600 XT Graphics Card

Xperience Xotic worlds jolted to life by the industry's most feature-rich VPU, with hardware acceleration of all that DirectX® and OpenGL can bare! Xperience the stunning special effects delivered by Smartshader 2.0™'s Full Precision DX9 Shader support and lose yourself in vivid landscapes devoid of jagged edges forged by SmoothVision 2.1™'s Advanced (2x/4x/6x) AA and (2x/4x/8x/16x) AF technologies! The tools of Xtreme Xpression have arrived!

Full support for DirectX® 9.0 and the latest OpenGL® functionality
SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 technology allows for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader support
SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1 technology provides enhanced image quality by removing jagged edges and bringing out fine texture detail, without compromising performance
256MB of high performance 128-bit DDR memory accelerates all of your 3D applications
Unique VIDEOSHADER™ engine enables seamless integration and use of pixel shaders to accelerate video processing and provide better-looking visuals
HYPER Z™ III ensures optimized hardware performnace by discarding irrelevant data that is not visible to the end user, thus enabling new levels of rendered excitment!
VIVO: Video-In/Video-Out


* Worlds first PCI Express®Graphics Chip
* Native x16 lane PCI Express
* Double the bandwidth of AGP 8X
* Increased memory bandwidth to 12 Gigabytes/sec.
* Four extreme parallel 3D rendering pixel pipelines
* Two programmable vertex shader pipelines
* 128-bit memory interface supporting 128MB or 256MB DDR1 memory configurations
* Full DirectX® 9 support

SmartShader 2.0

* SmartShader defines the level of realism in latest 2D/3D games and applications
* Complete hardware-accelerated Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 programmable vertex and pixel shader support
* Full hardware support for OpenGL® 2.0

SmoothVision 2.1

* SmoothVision improves image quality by smoothing jagged edges, improving blurriness and refining background details during on-screen motion and at lower resolutions.
* SmoothVision settings are user configurable in ATI Catalyst® Control Panel:
o 2x/4x/6x Anti-Aliasing modes
+ Sparse multi-sample algorithm with gamma correction, programmable sample patterns, and centroid sampling
+ Lossless Color Compression (up to6:1)at all resolutions
+ Temporal Anti-Aliasing
o 2x/4x/8x/16x Anisotropic Filtering modes
+ Up to 128-tap texture filtering
+ Adaptive algorithm with bilinear (performance) and trilinear (quality) options


* HyperZ ensures optimal hardware performance by discarding irrelevant object data that is not visible to end-user on their display.
* Leverages key features from ATIs third generation HyperZ III technology that conserves video memory bandwidth for improved performance in demanding 2D/3D games and applications.
* Lossless Z-Buffer Compression (up to 48:1)
* Fast Z-Buffer Clear
* Z Cache optimized for real-time shadow rendering


* Seamless integration of pixel shaders with video in real time
* FullStream video de-blocking technology for Real, DivX, and WMV9 formats
* VideoSoap noise removal filtering for captured video
* MPEG1/2/4 decode and encode acceleration
o DXVA Support
o Hardware Motion Compensation, iDCT, DCT and color space conversion
* All-format DTV/HDTV decoding
* YPrPb component output for direct drive of HDTV displays
* Adaptive Per-Pixel De-Interlacing and Frame Rate Conversion (temporal filtering)