ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 vs ATI Mobility Radeon X1450
ATI Mobility Radeon X1700► remove
The graphic card ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 for notebooks is the successor of the ATI Mobility Radeon X1600. It achieves a higher performance with same current consumption due to strained Silicon. Due to additional pixel- and vertex-pipelines the performance is clearly above the X1600 and therefore sufficient for all games in 2006 with medium and high settings. The direct competitor ought to be NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700 but the performance was compareable to the 7600.
Also a XT variant with a probably higher clock (codename M66-XT) was planned but did never arrive.
The Avivo video engine helps the cpu in decoding (HD) videos.
ATI Mobility Radeon X1450► remove
The ATI Mobility Radeon X1450 dedicated graphic card for laptops has an improved relation of performance to current consumption compared with its predecessor ATI Mobility Radeon X1400. Both are part of the lower middle class. The performance can be compared with an elder X600, but technically it is a X1350.
Because of the AVIVO engine the card can support the CPU in decoding MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, WMV9 und VC-1 videos.
|ATI Mobility Radeon X1700||ATI Mobility Radeon X1450|
|Mobility Radeon X1000 Series|
|Cores||12 / 5||4 / 2|
|Core||475 MHz||550 MHz|
|Memory||400 MHz||450 MHz|
|Bus||128 Bit||128 Bit|
|Max. Memory||256 MB||256 MB|
|DirectX||DirectX 9c, 3.0||DirectX 9c, 3.0|
|Transistors||157 Million||105 Million|
|Technology||90 nm||90 nm|
|Features||Avivo Video and Display Engine, Powerplay 6.0, PCI-E||Avivo Video und Display Engine. Powerplay 6.0, PCI Express x16-Bus; 90-nm|
|90 nm, Windows Vista Premium ready||105 Millionen Transistoren, Strained Silcion für verbessertes Leistungs / Watt Verhältnis|