RX2600XT-T2D512EZ/D3

Overview


RADEON™ HD 2600XT Chipset Features and Specifications

• HDMI and Audio Feature Support(Optional)
The ATI Radeon HD 2600XT has a built in HDMI with HD audio support for one-plug HDTV connectivity. This unique feature is enabled with an intelligent DVI to HDMI adapter. The benefit of this approach is to preserve the traditional dual-DVI-I connectivity (with VGA support) that gamers demand while offering a seamless connection for big-screen HD gaming. No internal SPDIF or other audio cabling is required.


*The shipping version DVI-to-HDMI adapter may differ.

Fully DirectX 10.0 compliant, including full speed 32-bit floating point per component Operations
- Full symmetry on both heads.
- Shader Model 4.0 geometry and pixel support in a unified shader architecture:
- Full speed 32-bit floating point processing per component.
- High dynamic range rendering with floating point blending, texture filtering and antialiasing support.
- High performance dynamic branching and flow control.
- Advanced shader design, with ultra-threading sequencer for high efficiency operations.
- Advanced, high performance branching support, including static and dynamic branching.
- Full anti-aliasing on render surfaces up to and including 128-bit floating point formats.
- Support for OpenGL 2.0

Anti-Aliasing Filtering
- 2x/4x/8x modes.
- Sparse multi-sample algorithm with gamma correction, programmable sample patterns, and centroid sampling.
- Temporal anti-aliasing.
- Adaptive anti-aliasing mode.
- Lossless color compression (up to 8:1) at all resolutions, up to and including widescreen HDTV.

Anisotropic Filtering
- 2x/4x/8x/16x modes
- Up to 128-tap texture filtering.

Advanced Texture Compression (3Dc+ )
- High quality 4:1 compression for normal maps and luminance maps.
- Works with any single-channel or two-channel data format.
- New vertex cache and vertex fetch design, to increase vertex throughput from previous generations.
- New multi-level texture cache to give optimal performance, greater than 8x the previous designs.

High efficiency ring bus memory controller
- Programmable arbitration logic maximizes memory efficiency, software upgradeable.
- Fully associative texture, color, and Z cache design.
- New hierarchical Z & Stencil buffers with Early Z Test.
- New lossless Z-buffer compression for both Z and Stencil.
- Fast Z-Buffer Clear.
- Z cache optimized for real-time shadow rendering.

Integrated HD Audio Controller (Azelia) and Codec
- Integrated HD Audio codec supports linear PCM and DolbyR Digital (5.1) audio formats for
- HDMI output.
- Uses Microsoft UAA driver.
- Internally connected to the integrated HDMI interface, hence no external cable required.
- PCI device id : AA10h (Azalia), AA11h (Audio Codec).
- Support for basic audio (32, 44.1 or 48 kHz stereo) and DolbyR Digital or DTS at the same sample rates.

DVI/HDMI Features
- Fully compliant with the DVI electrical specification.
- Fully integrated DVI/HDMI Interface
- Supports one single link DVI or one HDMI link (HDMI output on single-link TMDS1 only).
- Meets Vista logo requirements.
- 1650 Mbps/channel with 165 MHz pixel clock rate per link.
- Supports industry standard EIA-861B video modes including 480p, 720p and 1080i. For a full list of currently supported modes, contact your AMD CSS representative.

Avivo Display System -- Dual DACs & MPEG 1/2/4 decode and encode acceleration
- Dual-link support for display resolutions up to 3840x2400 per display output.
- Flexible support of the following configurations: CRT + DVI/HDMI, TV + DVI/HDMI, DVI/HDMI + DVI
- Maximum pixel frequency of 400 Mhz.
- HDCP support available on all DVI and HDMI links with integrated key storage for up to two simultaneous outputs including dual-link DVI. (Note: HDCP available only to HDCP licensed buyers).
- iDCT/DCT and color space conversion
- HW DXVA parser support for iDCT
- MPEG-4 Simple Profile support
- All-format DTV/HDTV decoding.

HDCP - High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection
HDCP is a content protection specification to protect digital entertainment content across the DVI/HDMI interface. The HDCP provides a robust, cost-effective and transparent method for transmitting and receiving digital entertainment similar to DVI/HDMI-compliant digital displays. HDCP encrypts the data transmitted between the DVI/HDMI connector on the graphics adapter and the display. To provide this support, both the graphics adapter and the display need to have an HDCP transmitter and receiver respectively.

CrossFire Multi-GPU Technology
- Scale up rendering performance and image quality with 2 or more GPUs
- Integrated compositing engine
- High performance dual channel interconnect

PERFORMANCES
• Memory interface: 128-bit
• Engine Clock Speed: 800MHz
• Memory Clock Speed: 1400MHz
• Stream Processing Units: 120
• Texture Units: 8

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• All Chipset specs are derived from ATI data sheet. For your reference only.


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MSI VGA Driver
MSI Live Update Series (Live VGA BIOS & Live VGA Driver)

  Automatically online download & update VGA BIOS & Drivers, reduce the risk of getting the wrong files, and never have the trouble on web site searching.
MSI GoodMem
  Automatically release the system memory space, reduce the risk of system hang-up.
MSI LockBox
  Instantly enter the data lock mode when you must leave your system for a while.
MSI WMIinfo
  Automatically list the detail system configuration, it helpful for engineering service people.
MSI VIVID
Vivid brings the easiest way to optimize graphic quality. Colorize your vision when browsing digital photos!!! Sharpen characters edge!!! Enhance contrast when playing game!!!
MSI Live
including all real time life information you need, such as Live MSI Product News, Live Daily Information, Live Personal Schedule Manager, Live Search and more.
MSI Secure DOC
MSI Live
E-Color
MediaRing
ShowShift
ThinSoft Be Twin
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Norton Internet Security 2005
Microsoft® DirectX


Product Accessories


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  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

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Live Update 5

This is a single utility software that automatically checks BIOS, driver and utility updates and installs for you , which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating.
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MSI Vivid Video Technology

MSI Vivid is an easy tool to enhance " image quality ". It can helps users to get better image quality in viewing " Digital photos, document & games " • Vivid brings the easiest way to optimize graphic quality. • Colorize your vision when browsing digital photos!!! • Sharpen characters edge!!! • Enhance contrast when playing game!!!
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DOT Express (Dynamic Overclocking Technology Express)

MSI DOT Express Technology is the most advanced Dynamic Overclocking Technology Express enabling supreme overclocking, cooling and de-noise performance. It is an advanced overclocking engine, designed to deliver up to 10% extra performance and greatly enhances the synchronized GPU & DDR performance.

Brief Specifications

Graphics Engine Radeon HD 2600XT
Interface PCI Express x16
Memory Type GDDR3
Memory Size(MB) 512
Memory Interface 128bit
Core Clock Speed(MHz) 800
Memory Clock Speed(MHz) 1400
DVI Output 2
D-SUB Output 2 (via DVI to D-Sub adaptor)
HDMI-Output 1 (via DVI to HDMI adaptor)
TV-Output 1 (via S-Video to Composite)
HDTV Support Y
HDCP Support Y
HDMI Support Y
Dual-link DVI Y
Display Output (Max Resolution) 2560 X 1600
RAMDACs 400
DirectX Version Support 10.0
OpenGL Version Support 2.0
CrossFire Support Y
HyperMemory Tech. Y

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

Performance Award - Techware 2007
Date: 2007-00
Title: Performance Award
Review: -
Media: Techware 2007
Country: Middle East
Recommended - PC Authority
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: PC Authority
Country: Australia
A List - PC Authority
Date: 2007-00
Title: A List
Review: -
Media: PC Authority
Country: Australia
A List - PC PRO
Date: 2007-00
Title: A List
Review: -
Media: PC PRO
Country: United States
Recommended - PC PRO
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: PC PRO
Country: United States
Good - COM!
Date: 2007-00
Title: Good
Review: -
Media: COM!
Country: Germany
Xtreme Hardware Gold Award - Xtreme Hardware
Date: 2007-00
Title: Xtreme Hardware Gold Award
Review: >Open
Media: Xtreme Hardware
Country: Jamaica
Top Product - PC World
Date: 2007-00
Title: Top Product
Review: -
Media: PC World
Country: Czech Republic
Best Buy - GameStar
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: GameStar
Country: Germany
Silver Award - HWM
Date: 2007-00
Title: Silver Award
Review: -
Media: HWM
Country: Malawi
Best Buy - PC Zone
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: PC Zone
Country: United States
Recommended Award - PC Zone
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended Award
Review: -
Media: PC Zone
Country: United States
Recommended - PC Open
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: PC Open
Country: Jamaica
Silver Award - PC Tuning.cz
Date: 2007-00
Title: Silver Award
Review: -
Media: PC Tuning.cz
Country: Czech Republic
Recommended Award - TrustedReviews.com
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended Award
Review: >Open
Media: TrustedReviews.com
Country: United States
Recommended Award - FrazPC.pl
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended Award
Review: >Open
Media: FrazPC.pl
Country: Portugal
Reference - GameStar
Date: 2007-00
Title: Reference
Review: -
Media: GameStar
Country: Germany
Best Buy - GameStar
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: GameStar
Country: Germany

BIOS

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description Update Process

1. Please download the file TV099MS.RV630XT.updater.zip to your PC.
2. Decompress it.
3. Click and execute TV099MS.RV630XT.Update.exe
4. Reboot OS to finish the update process.
Version 202
Type ATI VGA BIOS Release Date 2007-09-26
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Driver

Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32

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The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
MSI Graphics Driver 8.66RC7
Description Driver Version: 8.66RC7
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2009-09-23
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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MSI Graphics Driver 8.66RC7
Description Driver Version: 8.66RC7
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2009-09-23
OS XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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MSI Graphic Card Driver 8.41
Description Driver Version:8.41
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2007-12-06
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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MSI Graphic Card Driver 8.41
Description Driver Version:8.41
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2007-12-06
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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MSI Graphic Card Driver 8.383
Description Driver Version:8.383
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2007-07-19
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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MSI Graphic Card Driver 8.383
Description Driver Version:8.383
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2007-07-19
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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MSI Graphic Card Driver 8.361
Description Driver Version:8.361
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2007-05-18
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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MSI Graphic Card Driver 8.361
Description Driver Version:8.361
Version
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2007-05-18
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Utility

Win8.1 64,Win8.1 32,Win8 64,Win8 32,Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32,Win 2000,Win 98,Win 98 SE,Win Me,Win 95

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The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
MSI Live Update 5
Description • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
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MSI WMI Info
Description System Information Browser with Windows Management.
• Add hand cursor links
• Fix background color
Version 1.1.1.2
Type Utility Release Date 2004-04-19
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0.69 MB
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MSI GoodMem
Description GoodMEM is a program which helps you increase your physical system memory size , and monitors your memory usage.
Version 1.0
Type Utility Release Date 2003-09-04
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0.14 MB
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Manual

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MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.

An easy guide for you to assemble your PC step by step, please refer to "Quick Installation Guide".


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
Lite English 2.08 MB download 2007-06-21

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