ATI Radeon 9800 XXL: specs and benchmarks

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ATI Radeon 9800 XXL
ATI Radeon 9800 XXL
  • Interface AGP 8x
  • Core clock speed 390 MHz
  • Max video memory 128 MB
  • Memory type DDR
  • Memory clock speed 676 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2003


ATI started Radeon 9800 XXL sales 1 October 2003. This is Rage 9 architecture desktop card based on 150 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 128 MB of DDR memory clocked at 0.68 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 21.63 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-slot card attached via AGP 8x interface. Floppy power connector is required.

We have no data on Radeon 9800 XXL benchmark results.

General info

Some basic facts about Radeon 9800 XXL: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureRage 9 (2003−2008)
GPU code nameR360
Market segmentDesktop
Release date1 October 2003 (19 years ago)

Technical specs

Radeon 9800 XXL's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon 9800 XXL's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Core clock speed390 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors117 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology150 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Texture fill rate3.120of 961.9 (Radeon RX 7900 XTX)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon 9800 XXL's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfaceAGP 8x
Supplementary power connectorsFloppy


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon 9800 XXL: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeDDR
Maximum RAM amount128 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed676 MHzof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth21.63 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon 9800 XXL. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors2x VGA, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by Radeon 9800 XXL, sometimes including their particular versions.

OpenGL2.0of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon 9800 XXL. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

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