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MARKHAM, ON / MUNICH, GERMANY – November 14, 2003 – Delivering the mobile graphics industry’s most powerful combination of innovative technologies and revolutionary performance levels, the MOBILITY RADEON 9600 family of mobile VPUs (visual processor units) from ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY, NASDAQ:ATYT) is now available in 37 cutting-edge notebooks from 17 of the world’s top PC manufacturers.
The multiple award-winning MOBILITY RADEON 9600 and MOBILITY RADEON 9600 PRO are the world’s first mobile graphics processors to ship with hardware support for the richest DirectX(tm) 9.0 feature set and version 2.0 programmable pixel and vertex shaders, which are required for dramatic, true-to-life cinematic special effects. The MOBILITY RADEON 9600 and MOBILITY RADEON 9600 PRO mobile VPUs deliver up to five times the performance of the fastest competing mobile graphics processors, according to recent press reviews, and are the first and only mobile graphics solutions to support HDTV component output, for an incredibly realistic visual experience. The MOBILITY FireGL T2 mobile workstation processor delivers unmatched performance in key industry-standard benchmarks such as the Viewperf 3dsmax-02 and proe-02 test suites.
„We are extremely proud of the unprecedented market acceptance, awards and enthusiastic reviews received by the MOBILITY RADEON 9600 family of mobile VPUs,“ said David Cummings, Director of Marketing, Mobile Products, ATI Technologies, Inc. „MOBILITY RADEON 9600 processors continue to be chosen by our customers for 2004 performance and mainstream consumer and commercial notebook designs, even against unannounced next-generation competing solutions.“
Systems featuring the MOBILITY RADEON 9600, MOBILITY RADEON 9600 Pro and MOBILITY FireGL T2 include:
Targa Visionary XP-2
Targa Visionary XP-10
Area 51-M Series
Powerbook G4 15″
Powerbook G4 17″
D800P Dream Machine
D500P Monte Carlo
AMILO D 1840
HP Compaq mobile workstation nw8000
HP Compaq business notebook nc8000
HP Compaq business notebook nc6000
- Packard Bell
Easy Note M7 Series
- Voodoo PC
It will also be the first mobile visual processor to include support for full 128-bit floating-point color precision and AGP 8X.