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      512MB ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT Dual-VGA or Dual-DVI, TV-out Graphics Adapter - Overview

      Features and specifications

      The 512MB ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT Dual-VGA or Dual-DVI, TV-out Graphics Adapter (43R1963) features:

      • Dual-VGA supporting a maximum analog resolution of 2048 x 1536
      • Dual-DVI supporting a maximum digital resolution of 2560 x 1600
      • A full-height for tower systems
      • Comprehensive Microsoft DirectX 10 support
      • High-definition (HD) experience with Microsoft Windows Vista
      • Certified for Windows Vista
      • ATI Avivo™ HD Video and display architecture
      • High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
      • Hardware-based H.264/VC-1 Unified Video Decoder (UVD) for smooth video playback of Blu-ray content
      • Integrated s-video TV output support up to 1024 x 768 resolution
      • Supports attachment of two Dual-link DVI for attachment of large size digital LCD flat-panel displays up to 2560 x 1600 resolution
      • 128-bit DDR3 memory


      Manuals  Version
       Release Date
      User guide (0.76 MB)
      Nov 2007 1 Dec 2007


      Performance specifications
      • PCI Express(R)x16 lane native support
      • Full-height graphics adapter (designed for tower systems)
      • Dual analog (VGA) monitors supporting up to 2048 x 1536 resolutions
      • Dual digital(DVI) monitors supporting up to 2560 x 1600 resolutions
      • s-video TV-out supporting up to 1024 x 768 resolution
      • ATI RV630XT graphics processing unit operating at 700+MHz frequency
      • 390 million transistors on 65nm fabrication process
      • 128-bit DDR3 memory interface
      • 512 MB of video memory
      • Ring Bus Memory Controller using a fully distributed design with 256-bit internal ring bus for memory reads and writes
      • Unified Superscalar Shader Architecture
        • 120 stream processing units
          • Dynamic load balancing and resource allocation for vertex, geometry, and pixel shaders
          • Common instruction set and texture unit access supported for all types of shaders
          • Dedicated branch execution units and texture address processors
        • 128-bit floating point precision for all operations
        • Command processor for reduced CPU overhead
        • Shader instruction and constant caches
        • Up to 40 texture fetches per clock cycle
        • Up to 128 textures per pixel
        • Fully associative vertex/texture cache design
        • DXTC and 3Dc+ texture compression
        • High-resolution texture support (up to 8192 x 8192)
        • Fully associative texture and Z/stencil cache designs
        • Early Z test, Re-Z, Z Range optimization, and Fast Z Clear
        • Lossless Z and stencil compression
        • Eight render targets (MRTs) with anti-aliasing support
        • Physics processing support
      • Full support for Microsoft™ DirectX™ 10
        • Shader Model 4.0
        • Geometry Shaders
        • Stream Output
        • Integer and Bitwise Operations
        • Alpha to Coverage
        • Constant Buffers
        • State Objects
        • Texture Arrays
      • Dynamic Geometry Acceleration
        • High-performance vertex cache
        • Programmable tessellation unit
        • Accelerated geometry shader path for geometry amplification
        • Memory read/write cache for improved stream output performance
      • Anti-aliasing features
        • Multi-sample anti-aliasing (up to eight samples per pixel)
        • Up to 24x Custom Filter Anti-Aliasing (CFAA) for improved quality
        • Adaptive super-sampling and multi-sampling
        • Temporal anti-aliasing
        • Gamma correct
        • Super AA (CrossFire configurations only)
        • All anti-aliasing features compatible with HDR rendering
      • Texture filtering features
        • 2x/4x/8x/16x high-quality adaptive anisotropic filtering modes
        • 128-bit floating point HDR texture filtering
        • Bicubic filtering
        • sRGB filtering (gamma/degamma)
        • Percentage Closer Filtering (PCF)
        • Depth and stencil texture (DST) format support
        • Shared exponent HDR (RGBE 9:9:9:5) texture format support
      • Crossfire Multi-GPU Technology
        • Scale up rendering performance and image quality with two or more GPUs
        • Integrated compositing engine
        • High-performance dual channel interconnect
      • ATI Avivo™ HD Video and Display Platform
        • Dedicated unified video decoder (UVD) for H.264/AVC and VC-1 video formats for high-definition (HD) playback of both Blu-ray and HD DVD formats
        • Hardware MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4/DivX video decode acceleration
        • Avivo™ Video Post Processor
        • High-quality video post processing
        • Two independent display controllers
        • Two integrated DVI display outputs
          • Primary supports 18-, 24-, and 30-bit digital displays at all resolutions up to 1920x1200 (single-link DVI) or 2560x1600 (dual-link DVI)
          • Secondary supports 18-, 24-, and 30-bit digital displays at all resolutions up to 1920x1200 (single-link DVI only)
          • Each includes a dual-link HDCP encoder with on-chip key storage for high-resolution playback of protected content
        • Two integrated 400 MHz 30-bit RAMDACs, each supporting analog displays connected by VGA at all resolutions up to 2048x1536
        • Integrated AMD Xilleon HDTV encoder
        • MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Divx, WMV9, VC-1, and H.264/AVC encoding and transcoding
        • Seamless integration of pixel shaders with video in real time
        • VGA mode support on all display outputs
      • OpenGL 2.0 Support

      Physical specifications

      Full height graphic adapter with the following dimensions:

      • Approximate height: 69 mm (2.7 in)
      • Approximate depth: 167 mm (6.6 in)
      • Approximate width: 21 mm (0.8 in)
      • Approximate weight: 0.40 kg (0.9 lbs)

      Power consumption: 75 watts


      1 year Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

      • Announce date: 6 Nov 2007 (Worldwide except Korea)
      • Planned availability date: 9 Nov 2007 (Worldwide except Korea)
      • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: Dec 2009

      Hardware compatibility
      Machine Type - ModelDisables ThinkCentre intgrated graphics and its monitor ports (*)
      ThinkCentre A57 Towers
      ThinkCentre A61 Towers
      ThinkCentre M57, M57p, M57e Towers
      ThinkCentre M58, M58p Towers

      Notes: card is a full-heThe following systems do not support this graphics card:

      • This graphics card is a full-height graphics card. This graphics card cannot be installed into Small Form Factors (SFF's) or desktops. It can only be installed in towers.
      • When installed into a ThinkCentre A61, the ThinkCentre integrated graphics and its monitors ports are not disabled. The graphic card monitors ports can be used along with the ThinkCentre A61 monitor ports. This allow 3 or 4 monitors to attach to the ThinkCentre A61 systems. Two monitors attach to A61 monitor ports and two monitors attached to the graphics cards

      ThinkPad Advanced Dock
      This graphics adapter is not supported by the ThinkPad Advanced Dock (2503).

      Software requirements
      • Microsoft Windows Vista
      • Microsoft Windows XP

      Microsoft Windows 2000 is not supported by this ATI Radeon HD video card.

      • 512 MB graphics adapter with a fitted full-height bracket
      • Two DVI-VGA Monitor Adapters (allows attachment of VGA analog monitors)
      • User's guide
      • CD

      Agency approvals
      FCC (United States), CE (Europe), C-Tick (Australia/New Zealand), VCCI (Japan), UL, CSA (Canada), TUV (Germany), BSMI (Taiwan)

      Additional product information
      Service parts - Parts listing for your product
      Graphic Card - Reference Guide list - A list of other ATI, and NVIDIA graphic cards
      Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.


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      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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