Category: Monitor and video cards
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 22 MB
Operating System: Windows NT 4, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.1155 / Dec¬†2002
The Radeon 7000 IBM RSA II Server is possibly the finest budget card on the market. With its stability being one of its main advantages and the heat-sink handles fine. Overclocking doesn't however produce any remarkable results. This aside, the card is fantastically priced and has no problems running any of the graphically demanding games save for a few of the newer editions. Installation is simple and one just needs the driver installation disk which allows for fine-tuning of the screen resolution and color depth and then you just need to slot in the card and fasten it using the provided screws. This card comes highly recommended
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The Radeon 7000 gives a flexible multi-display support enabling several combinations of VGA, DVI and TV ATI HYPER Z technology and which reduces memory bandwidth consumption and results in improved 3D performance and graphics performance with ATI Pixel Tapestry 3D. It also Supports DirectX 7.0, DirectX 8.0 and OpenGL DVD playback with integrated motion compensation (IMC) while the iDCT Supports 3D resolutions of up to 2048x1536 AGP 2.0 Compliant BUS - AGP 2X (3.3V), AGP 4X (1.5V), or AGP2X/4X based systems, PCI 2.2 compliant - PCI-33 and PCI-66, or Universal PCI based systems It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Radeon 7000 IBM RSA II Server errors before installing any driver updates.