ATI 3D RAGE II+ DVD PCI DISPLAY ADAPTER

The ATI 3D Rage II 4MB is an entry level display adapter for PCI based PCs.

  • 210GT2UB24
  • ATI Rage II+
  • 500nm process
  • 5 million transistors
  • 2MB, 4MB, 8MB SDR memory
  • 64-bit memory interface
  • 664.0 MB/s memory bandwidth
  • DirectX 5
  • PCI slot
  • VGA
  • S-Video

The 3D Rage II+ DVD was a graphics card by ATI, launched on September 1st, 1996. Built on the 500 nm process, and based on the Mach64 GT-B graphics processor, in its 215GT2UB24 variant, the card supports DirectX 5.0.  OpenGL is also supported for professional applications.

  • SVGA (800×600), SXGA (1280×1024), VGA (640×480), XGA (1024×768)
  • 1600×1200 maximum resolution
  • 16-bit (64K colors)

The 3F Rage II+ supports DVD motion compensation for DVD playback. The video card also supports a TV tuner card.

The Mach64 GT-B graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 86 mm² and 5 million transistors. It features 1 pixel shader and 0 vertex shaders, 1 texture mapping unit and 1 ROP. 

Being a single-slot card, its power draw is not exactly known. The slot has a maximum rating of 25W which puts an upper limit on the load.

The Rage II+ can play DX3 and DX5 games fine at 320×200 and some games can be played at 640×480.

ATI Rage II+ DVD die

The image shows that the Rage II+ DVD is a fairly conventional fixed pipeline video card controller.

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