This card ( ATI Radeon 9200 ) is only DirectX 8.1 compatible which means that it only support pixel shader 1.4.
This is the list for Pixle Shaders DirectX Shader Model:
7.0 l No Shader
8.1 l 1.4
9.0 l 2.0
9.0c l 3.0
10 l 4.0
10.1 l 4.1
11 l 5.0
Yes, ATI Radeon 9550 does not support Pixel Shader 3.0 model
No it doesn't. Ati Radeon 9550 supports pixel shader 2.0
The Radeon 7500 does not have pixel shader 2.0
Nope, Radeon 7500 does not support pixel shader 1.1 There is no way to activate it since it doesnt have hardware support for it.
pixel shader 2.0 in ati radeon 9550
It has 4.0 actually.
Yes the Radeon 5550 supports up to pixel shader 5.0
Pixel Shader 2.0
No. max 2
On the nvidia side, any Geforce 4000 series or higher should have support for pixel shader 1.1 The 7000 series geforces are very inexpensive right now, and support pixel shader 3.0 and under. On the ATI side, any Radeon over 8500 should have support for at least pixel shader 1.4.