Ati Mobility Radeon 7500

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This is an ATI video adapter


  • Chipset: ATI RV200 (variant of the R100 core)
  • PCI ID: 1002:4c57
  • AGP 4X
  • 16 or 32MB DDR-SDRAM video memory
  • External VGA up to: 2048x1536x16.7M at 75Hz

Linux driver - OpenSource

This adapter is supported by recent versions of the radeon driver as found in X.Org. It also works with the 'ati' driver. It does not work with the fglrx binary driver.

Ati Mobility Radeon 7500

ThinkPad LCD

Display on the internal LCD works as long as you set the monitor settings correct

By Advanced Micro Devices The second generation, ATI RADEON-based graphics solution for notebooks, MOBILITY RADEON 7500 offers revolutionary performance for the avid 3D gamer, or the professional. The Mobility Radeon 7500 was a mobile graphics chip by ATI, launched in December 2001. Built on the 150 nm process, and based on the M7 graphics processor, in its M7-CSP32 variant, the chip supports DirectX 7.0. Since Mobility Radeon 7500 does not support DirectX 11 or DirectX 12, it might not be able to run all the latest games. This is the most recent driver I've come across so far, and since ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 is listed among the drivers in the CX98765.inf file that comes with this driver pack I'd expect my adapter to be fully supported: 'ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500' = ati2mtagM7, PCIVEN1002&DEV4C57. ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500 6. The second generation, ATI RADEON-based graphics solution for notebooks, MOBILITY RADEON 7500 offers revolutionary performance for the avid 3D gamer, or the professional looking for workstation-class graphics they can use in their notebook.

External VGA port

Works fine with open-source drivers. It turns on automatically when an external display is present. It can also be used for dualhead with Xinerama (with different resolutions on both screens) or MergedFB.

SVideo port

The SVideo port should be supported by the current Xorg radeon driver.

Please read How to get TV-Out working on ATI graphic cards on how to set it up.

DVI port


3D Acceleration

Ati Mobility Radeon 7500 Driver Windows Xp

Initially, ATI did not produce Radeon drivers for Linux, instead giving hardware specifications and documentation to Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI) developers under various non-disclosure agreements. The proprietary Linux drivers don't support the R100 chips (Radeon 7000-7500).

As of 2006.09, with Debian Sid (X Window System Version 7.0.0) i have 3D acceleration, without any proprietary or GATOS driver. Kernel version is

Ati mobility radeon 7500 driver

It is reported that 3D Acceleration works fine with DRI driver under Fedora Core distribution, with the configuration similar to R300.

If you are using Hardy Heron Ubuntu 8.04 then use the following device and relevant sections of my xorg.conf, I have xcompmgr running smoothly.Video runs smoothly too.

PLEASE EDIT THE GARTSize option to reflect the amount of system RAM you have available for your card.

Ati Mobility Radeon 7500

Linux driver - proprietary

ATi's proprietary Linux drivers support only the R200/FireGL graphics chips and above. The Mobility Radeon 7500 is based on the R100 graphics chip; the only Linux driver available for this chip is the open-source radeon DRI.

ThinkPads this chip may be found in


Ati Mobility Radeon 7500 Directx

  • R50, R51
  • T40, T41, T42

Ati Mobility Radeon 7500c

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