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Respectively, its 64 MB RAM and 128 MB RAM, off the bat but then there's some small details in the descriptions of each. On the ATI site:

Radeon 9700 Pro
• First to fully support the latest OpenGL® functionality in Mac® OS X 10.2 and above
• Supports the AGP 4X standard, providing a high-speed link between the graphics board and your PowerMac® G4

Radeon 9000 Pro
• Comprehensive Mac® OS X and OpenGL® support

So, does the 9000 lack the OS X.x compatiblity of the 9700? Does the 9000 not support the AGP 4X standard?

I'm looking for more of professional/workplace videocard for high-end graphic work (not DV). Any suggestions? Currently I'm still plowing along with the good ol' 16 MB Rage128 Pro.
 

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The ATI 9000 Pro does support AGP 4x for sure, and it is fully compatible with OS X and renders OpenGL just dandy.

On the PC, the 9000 is just a slightly modified 8500, so I would assume that it is a similar situation on the Mac side as well.

Of course, the 9700 on the PC supports AGP8x and a few other things....

--PB
 
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