ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO: specs and benchmarks

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ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO
ATI Radeon HD 2900 PRO
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  • Interface PCIe 1.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 600 MHz
  • Max video memory 512 MB
  • Memory type GDDR3
  • Memory clock speed 1600 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2007
Performance 2.12

Summary

ATI started Radeon HD 2900 PRO sales 12 December 2007. This is TeraScale architecture desktop card based on 80 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 512 MB of GDDR3 memory clocked at 1.6 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 241 mm. 1x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 200 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

2.12%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon HD 2900 PRO's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating815
ArchitectureTeraScale (2005−2013)
GPU code nameR600
Market segmentDesktop
Release date12 December 2007 (14 years ago)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 2900 PRO's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 2900 PRO's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores320of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed600 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors720 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology80 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)200 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate9.600of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance384.0 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 2900 PRO'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).

InterfacePCIe 1.0 x16
Length241 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 2900 PRO: 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 typeGDDR3
Maximum RAM amount512 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed1600 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth51.2 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 2900 PRO. 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 Radeon HD 2900 PRO, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX10.0 (10_0)
Shader Model4.0
OpenGL3.3of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCLN/A
VulkanN/A

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon HD 2900 PRO. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

ATI HD 2900 PRO 2.12
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Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

ATI HD 2900 PRO 627

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon HD 2900 PRO is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon HD 2900 PRO performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 2900 PRO from NVIDIA is GeForce 810A, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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