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ATI Radeon™ X1550Pro graphics technology delivers all the high-end graphics features - for gaming, surfing the Internet and watching digital video - at a smart price. The ATI Radeon X1550Pro integrates with Windows Vista™ to create a premium visual experience, allows users to connect to multiple monitors and improves visual applications.

Are you ready for Windows Vista?
Products based on ATI Radeon X1550Pro graphics technology are an excellent complement to Microsoft’s new 3D based operating system, allowing you to get more enjoyment out of movies, games, and digital photos.

Maximize Gaming Adventures

  • Experience excellent image quality for all gaming, visual and interactive applications
  • Gain a gaming edge with CrossFire™ technology that doubles your system’s graphics potential
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Graphic Processor ATI Radeon® X1550 Pro
Bus Type PCI-Express® X16 slot
Memory 256MB / 512MB DDR-2
Video Output DVI (Dual Link) / VGA (D-Sub) / TV-Out
3D API Support Microsoft® DirectX™ 9.0, Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL™ 2.0
Pixel Shader Units 4
Resolution Support up to 2560 x 1600

ATI Radeon™ X1550 Pro GPU

  • Four pixel shader processors
  • Two vertex shader processors
  • 128-bit 4-channel DDR2 memory support
  • Native PCI Express x16 bus interface

High Performance Memory Controller

  • Fully associative texture, color, and Z/stencil cache designs
  • Hierarchical Z-buffer with Early Z test
  • Lossless Z Compression (up to 48:1)
  • Fast Z-Buffer Clear
  • Z/stencil buffer optimized for real-time shadow rendering


Ultra-Threaded Shader Engine

  • Support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 programmable vertex and pixel shaders in hardware
  • Full speed 128-bit floating point processing for all shader operations
  • Up to 128 simultaneous pixel threads
  • Dedicated branch execution units for high performance dynamic branching and flow control
  • Dedicated texture address units for improved efficiency
  • 3Dc+ texture compression
    • High quality 4:1 compression for normal maps and two-channel data formats
    • High quality 2:1 compression for luminance maps and single-channel data formats
  • Multiple Render Target (MRT) support
  • Render to vertex buffer support
  • Complete feature set also supported in OpenGL® 2.0

Advanced Image Quality Features

  • 64-bit floating point HDR rendering supported throughout the pipeline
    • Includes support for blending and multi-sample anti-aliasing
  • 32-bit integer HDR (10:10:10:2) format supported throughout the pipeline
    • Includes support for blending and multi-sample anti-aliasing
  • 2x/4x/6x Anti-Aliasing modes
    • Multi-sample algorithm with gamma correction, programmable sparse sample patterns, and centroid sampling
    • New Adaptive Anti-Aliasing feature with Performance and Quality modes
    • Temporal Anti-Aliasing mode
    • Lossless Color Compression (up to 6:1) at all resolutions, including widescreen HDTV resolutions
  • 2x/4x/8x/16x Anisotropic Filtering modes
    • Up to 128-tap texture filtering
    • Adaptive algorithm with Performance and Quality options
  • High resolution texture support (up to 4k x 4k)

Avivo™ Video and Display Platform

  • High performance programmable video processor
    • Accelerated MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, WMV9, VC-1, and H.264 decoding and transcoding
    • DXVA support
    • De-blocking and noise reduction filtering
    • Motion compensation, IDCT, DCT and color space conversion
    • Vector adaptive per-pixel de-interlacing
    • 3:2 pulldown (frame rate conversion)
  • Seamless integration of pixel shaders with video in real time
  • HDR tone mapping acceleration
    • Maps any input format to 10 bit per channel output
  • Flexible display support
    • Dual-link DVI and VGA monitor
    • Dual integrated 10 bit per channel 400 MHz DACs
    • 16 bit per channel floating point HDR and 10 bit per channel DVI output
    • Programmable piecewise linear gamma correction, color correction, and color space conversion (10 bits per color)
    • Complete, independent color controls and video overlays for each display
    • High quality pre- and post-scaling engines, with underscan support for all outputs
    • Content-adaptive de-flicker filtering for interlaced displays
    • Spatial/temporal dithering enables 10-bit color quality on 8-bit and 6-bit displays
    • Fast, glitch-free mode switching
    • VGA mode support on all outputs
  • Drive two displays simultaneously with independent resolutions and refresh rates

HyperMemory™ 2***

  • 2nd generation virtual memory management technology
    • Improved PCI Express transfer efficiency
  • Supports rendering to system memory as well as local graphics memory
  • 420 Watt ATX form factor or  greater power supply
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD® Athlon®, Athlon® 64, Athlon® XP CPU system
  • Minimum 512MB system memory on system or higher
  • 500MB available hard disk space
  • One available PCI-Express X16 slot on system
  • CD-ROM / DVD-ROM Drive for Graphics driver and application installation
  • High-Resolution MultiSync or Multi-frequency monitors or any other VGA monitor for VGA connection
  • Digital Flat Panel display or digital CRT display with DVI connector for DVI connection