However some bugs and simplifications hold image quality back. As the name says, AFR renders each frame on an independent graphics processor. It fixed the Battlezone issues at least. Overall While ATI had a horrible Windows driver reputation since Mach64, and the packages have scary high amount of files, my test system was stable and everything went as it should. There is one suspicious image quality issue, textures often seem to have reduced color range.

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NT put them both on the AGP bus and switched between them, and so the board could only operate as a single Rage Pro with the performance of a Rage Fury card.

PCI ATI AMC 109-40600-10 Rage IIC Graphics Video Card Rage2c

It took many years but final drivers are definitely good. Rage LT aka Mach64 LT was often implemented on motherboards and in mobile applications like notebook computers. On the hardware side Rage Rge was a solid low end architecture, but still with insufficient fillrates for x and therefore in great distance of performance chips. This will limit number of pck but never mind, better to have casual card than rarely used exception. It was ATI’s first dual texturing renderer, in that it could output two pixels per clock two pixel pipelines.

Upon closer look the bilinear filter is really cheap, just like first Rage showed. As a low-power solution with capable 2D-acceleration, the chip was used on many low-end graphics cards.

Also depth buffer never delivered improved performance, so it is unlikely there is any z-compare rejection of pixels.


Needless to say 32 bit frame-buffer color with so little memory, even if agi implemented, is out of question.

Archived copy as title Pages using deprecated image syntax Commons category link is locally defined. Experience As you will see in the performance summary improvements rsge the 3d architecture are not to be seen in real games.

They were ATI’s first graphics solutions to carry the Mobility moniker.

This is not much of surprise from a chip without texture caching, still despite this optimization in synthetic tests the performance drop of bilinear filtering remains rather big.

Soon the competition in value segment got too tough. Even if these features were “free”, Rage II performance would be far from best. This page was last edited on 7 Juneat ATi also kept on missing opportunity to implemented vertex specular pcci under Direct3d, despite having the feature in their proprietary CIF.

With memory bandwidth and sufficient capacity to allocate, true color ragr is a possibility.

This creates obvious color banding on low resolution textures viewed up close. Overall While ATI had a horrible Windows driver reputation since Mach64, and the packages have scary high amount of files, my test system was stable and everything went as it should.

The texture mapping is just slow, unable to show better rates than three clocks per sample, even at the simplest of scenarios. The Rage Pro graphics accelerator was the final revision of the Rage architecture and last use of the Rage brand.

3D Rage II family review (DVD, VT4, IIc)

Yet the driver is not preferring format, there is no speed improvement anyway. But for the time Rage II line gained big market share among 3d accelerators.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For 3D Charger 4 MB of memory became standard and the card has good compatibility, avoiding problems until new generations of games in None of the advantages of my Rage IIc can help it challenge any high performance architecture, so I put it against last Virge in disguise. Considering how many boards shipped with only two megabytes of memory, it is welcome addition nonetheless.

Only vertex fogging is performed rather slowly and often incompatible with transparent surfaces. It was also seen on Intel motherboards, as recently asand was still used in for server motherboards.

Announced performance was 26 million perspectively correct texture mapped pixels per second.

ATI 3D Rage IIC PCI Specs | TechPowerUp GPU Database

It seems despite die shrink ATI did not made any architectural advancements, at least not in 3d. It offered Filtered Ratiometric Expansionwhich automatically adjusted images to full-screen size. Despite the poor introduction, the name Rage Pro Turbo stuck, and eventually ATI was able to release updated versions of the driver which granted a visible performance increase rrage games, however this was still not enough to garner much interest from PC enthusiasts.