ATI FireGL X1-256: specs and benchmarks

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ATI FireGL X1-256
ATI FireGL X1-256
  • Interface AGP 8x
  • Core clock speed 325 MHz
  • Max video memory 256 MB
  • Memory type DDR
  • Memory clock speed 620 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2002


ATI started FireGL X1-256 sales 1 July 2002. This is Rage 8 architecture desktop card based on 150 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at designers. 256 MB of DDR memory clocked at 0.62 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 19.84 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-slot card attached via AGP 8x interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 37 Watt.

We have no data on FireGL X1-256 benchmark results.

General info

Of FireGL X1-256's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureRage 8 (2002−2006)
GPU code nameR300
Market segmentWorkstation
Release date1 July 2002 (20 years ago)
Current price$90 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

FireGL X1-256's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of FireGL X1-256's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Core clock speed325 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors110 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology150 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)37 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate2.600of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on FireGL X1-256's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfaceAGP 8x
Supplementary power connectorsNone


Parameters of memory installed on FireGL X1-256: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeDDR
Maximum RAM amount256 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed620 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth19.84 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on FireGL X1-256. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by FireGL X1-256, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX9.0 (9_0)
OpenGL2.0of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of FireGL X1-256. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

We have no data on FireGL X1-256 benchmark results.

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