ATI FireGL V8600 videocard review

FireGL V8600 videocard released by ATI; release date: 14 May 2007. At the time of release, the videocard cost $1,899. The videocard is designed for workstation-computers and based on TeraScale microarchitecture codenamed R600.

Core clock speed - 688 MHz. Texture fill rate - 11.01 GTexel / s. Pipelines - 320. Floating-point performance - 440.3 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 80 nm. Transistors count - 720 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 159 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR4. Maximum RAM amount - 1 GB. Memory bus width - 512 Bit. Memory clock speed - 1736 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 111.1 GB / s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
406
PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21604
839
Name Value
PassMark - G2D Mark 406
PassMark - G3D Mark 839

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture TeraScale
Code name R600
Launch date 14 May 2007
Launch price (MSRP) $1,899
Place in performance rating 234
Type Workstation

Technical info

Core clock speed 688 MHz
Floating-point performance 440.3 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 80 nm
Pipelines 320
Texture fill rate 11.01 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 159 Watt
Transistor count 720 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 1.0 x16
Length 254 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 10.0
OpenGL 3.3

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 111.1 GB / s
Memory bus width 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 1736 MHz
Memory type GDDR4