Category: Monitor and video cards
Manufacturer: ATI technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 57.81 MB
Operating System: Windows 7/XP/Vista/
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.6 / 09 Jun 2009
Radeon X700 is a line of graphics card produced by ATI technologies. Radeon X700 cards are based on RV410, a 0.11-micron core which has all the fundamental core features as well as technologies as Radeon X800 products which are higher end products. Even though the design of Radeon X700 cannot be compared to that of X800 in terms of greatness, Radeon X700 still features 8 pixel and 6 vertex pipelines which quite good. Other significant features of Radeon X700 include HyperZ HD, Videoshader HD and SmoothVision HD. Radeon X700 cards are also compliant with DirectX 9. The SmartShader HD guarantees complete Vertex Shader as well as an extended Pixel Shader support. Radeon X700 is a mainstream graphics card which uses technology based on Radeon X800 and has been termed as a valuable addition to the video card industry. Radeon X700 brings a whole new dimension to visual entertainment.
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Radeon X700 card line has memory subsystem which has been toned down a bit. Some, like Radeon X700 XT and Radeon X700 pro have a high-end GDDR3 but use a 128-bit memory interaface as opposed to thee 256-bit memory interface normally used in the higher-end models. The differentiating factor between cards based on Radeon X700 graphics technology is in terms of the memory capacity, clock speed and core. For instance the Radeon XT has a core of 475 MHz, a 525 MHz memory and a configuration of 128 MB. This places it as a higher-end model and it has been designed for top-end gaming. Another card based on Radeon X700 technology is the Radeon X700 Pro which has a 256-MB card memory and a lower clock speed at 432 MHz memory and 425 MHz core. Unlike Radeon X700 XT, X700 pro is for more general usage including video editing, home multimedia and gaming. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Radeon X700 errors before installing any driver updates.