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NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M vs ATI Radeon Xpress X1200

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M

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It is based on the GeForce Go 7300 with professional certified graphics drivers for applications like CAD, Rendering, 3D modelling, etc. The usability for games is limited. It is the smaller version of the NVIDIA Quadro NVS 120M for notebooks.

ATI Radeon Xpress X1200

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The Radeon Xpress X1200 (RS600M or RS690M) is an onboard graphics card for notebooks / laptops and according to AMD optimized for a good price/value. It is based on a X700 design but with less pixel- and vertex-pipelines.

The exact core clock is not clear as it varies from 350 MHz (according to Wikipedia) to 500 MHz (some GPU-Z versions). The different RS600 and RS690 (Xpress X1200, X1250, and X1270) offer the same graphics core, but may have a different core clock. Still the performance should be compareable.

ATI Radeon Xpress X1200 is hardly apt for gamers. Only old games like Quake 3 Arena can be played in 1024x768 with high/medium details fluently. Even Warcraft 3 runs fluently with minimum details. Current, damanding games like FEAR, Doom3 and Quake 4 can hardly be played (e.g. 2 frames per second in battle scenes in Quake 4). Some strategy games like Age of Empires 3 can only be played with minimal details (20-25 fps, tested with a FSC Amilo Pa 2510).

The graphic chip supports Windows Vista Aero surface and all 3D effects run fluently. Due to HyperMemory Aero is supported with high resolutions (tested with 1280x800 + 1920x1200).

Technically the chip has 4 pixel-pipelines and either a texture unit (with 2 vertex shaders) or no vertex shaders (each source tells a different story).

The current consumption of the desktop version lies around 13.8 Watt (TDP) and 8 Watt average. The mobile versions could be more economic as they offer Powerplay support.

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110MATI Radeon Xpress X1200
ManufacturerNVIDIAATI
Radeon Xpress X1200 Series
Quadro NVS 5100M compare 48 @ 550 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Quadro NVS 320M compare 32 @ 575 MHz128 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro NVS 300M compare 8/5 cores @ 450 MHz128 Bit @ 500 MHz
Quadro NVS 140M compare 16 @ 400 MHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro NVS 160M compare 8 @ 580 MHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro NVS 150M compare 8 @ 530 MHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro NVS 135M compare 16 @ 400 MHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
Quadro NVS 130M compare 8 64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro NVS 120M compare 4/3 cores @ 450 MHz64 Bit @ 700 MHz
Quadro NVS 110M 4/3 cores @ 300 MHz64 Bit @ 600 MHz
Radeon Xpress X1270 compare 4/0 cores @ 400 MHz
Radeon Xpress X1250 compare 4/0 cores @ 350 MHz
Radeon Xpress X1200 4/0 cores @ 350 MHz
CodenameG72MRS690M
Pipelines4 / 3 Pixel- / Vertexshader4 / 0 Pixel- / Vertexshader
Core Speed300 MHz350 MHz
Memory Speed600 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR-3
Max. Amount of Memory64 MB128 MB
Shared Memorynoyes
DirectXDirectX 9c, Shader 3.0DirectX 9, Shader 2.0
Transistor Count112 Million
technology90 nm80 nm
FeaturesPureVideo, UltraShadow II, Intellisample 4.0, CineFX 4.0, PowerMizer 6.0, High Dynamic-Range (HDR) Lighning80/90nm, Avivo Video Processor
Date of Announcement01.06.2006 01.02.2007
Information90nm, 112 Mio Transistoren, PCI-E
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.nvidia.com/page/quadronvs_not...http://www.amd.com/gb-uk/Processors/Prod...

Benchmarks

3DMark 2001SE - 3DMark 2001 - Standard
11000 Points (11%)
3824 Points (4%)
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
min: 3300     avg: 3686     median: 3685.5 (2%)     max: 4071 Points
1334 Points (1%)
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
1500 Points (3%)
min: 831     avg: 839     median: 831 (2%)     max: 855 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M
3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + ATI Radeon Xpress X1200
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + ATI Radeon Xpress X1200

Average Benchmarks NVIDIA Quadro NVS 110M → 100% n=5

Average Benchmarks ATI Radeon Xpress X1200 → 55% n=5

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

2005
low 640x480
Radeon Xpress X1200:
29 57 ~ 43 fps
med. 800x600
Radeon Xpress X1200:
4 12 ~ 8 fps
high 1024x768
Radeon Xpress X1200:
1  fps
Doom 3

Doom 3

2004
low 640x480
Radeon Xpress X1200:
13.4 24.9 ~ 19 fps
med. 640x480
Radeon Xpress X1200:
14.7 24.5 ~ 20 fps
high 800x600
Radeon Xpress X1200:
10 17 ~ 14 fps
ultra 1024x768
Radeon Xpress X1200:
7.7 10.7 ~ 9 fps
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
high 1024x768
Radeon Xpress X1200:
83.8  fps

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)