Category: Graphic Card
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 128kb
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 9700 / Not Stated
The 9500 has better performance that the 4200, the 9500 comes with direct X9 compatibility. The anisotropic performance combined with the anti-aliasing show that the 9500 is taking the top place among the old players in the graphics game. It well priced and user friendly, it uses less power as compared to the other previous models. The radeon 9500 does not come with massive requirements as most other cards from other makers. the radeon has a perfect array of top performing graphics card that are mostly recommended by most expert gamers. The graphic chip has adopted an 8 pixel pipelines, with each having its own responsibility of texture and color. The 9500 has surpassed the 9300 when It comes to the precision of floating point. The 9500 comes with direct x capability that supports vertex shader and texture mapping.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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The 9500 has eight parallel pipelines for rendering plus a four parallel geometry engines. It has a DDR memory interface of 128 bit. It comes with AGP 8X support system.it has up to 160 instructions pixel shader with 128 floating point precision. The vertex shaders are up to 1024 instructions. It supports the latest version of Open GL. It has a smooth vision that has ant aliasing of 2x/6x/4x and an adaptive program with samples patterns from the anti aliasing capability. It supports MPEG 2 decoding with motion compensation with all format of DTV/HDTV encoding and decoding. The 9500 has an interlacing and a frame conversion rate that is fast enough. With dual integrated controllers it has a 10 bit per channel 400 MHz. it comes with a transmitter of 165 MHz TMDS. The TV out put has capabilities of up to 1024x768. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Radeon 9500 PRO / 9700 errors before installing any driver updates.