ATI Radeon 8500: specs and benchmarks

ATI Radeon 8500

Summary

ATI started Radeon 8500 sales 14 August 2001. This is Rage 7 architecture desktop card based on 150 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 64 MB of DDR memory clocked at 0.55 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 8.8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-slot card attached via AGP 4x interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 23 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon 8500 benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon 8500's architecture, market type and release date.

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Architecture
Rage 7
 
GPU code name
R200
 
Market segment
Desktop
 
Launch date
14 August 2001 (19 years ago)
 
Price now
$293
 
of 12724 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

Radeon 8500's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon 8500's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Core clock speed
275 MHz
 
Number of transistors
60 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
150 nm
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
23 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
2.200
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon 8500'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).

Interface
AGP 4x
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon 8500: 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 type
DDR
 
Maximum RAM amount
64 MB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
550 MHz
 
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
8.8 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon 8500. 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 Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon 8500, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX
8.1
 
OpenGL
1.4
 
OpenCL
N/A
 
Vulkan
N/A
 

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