New Diamond Stealth Graphics Cards Available Now

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Los Angeles, California – November 17, 2003 – Diamond Multimedia introduced today a completely new line of Stealth® graphics accelerator cards designed to deliver high-performance and visual quality to the latest business, game and entertainment software. Featuring a variety of visual processing units (VPUs) from ATI and NVIDIA, Stealth offers solid 2D/3D graphics and video playback in both AGP and PCI versions. With estimated retail prices ranging from $49 to $99, the four new models are shipping now to US retailers, e-tailers, distributors and systems integrators.

“People will be thrilled to see Stealth products available to them again”, said RJ Theodore, general manager of Diamond Multimedia. “The Stealth legacy of value and performance continues to live on, and we’ve made it easier than ever to choose great graphics on a budget.”

“The Diamond brand has always been known for quality and performance, and for the first time in history, ATI is proud to be the technology featured in Diamond Stealth products,” said Rick Bergman, vice president of marketing for ATI Technologies. “Combine our graphics innovations with the consumer confidence inspired by Diamond, and you have a recipe for success.”

Two of the new Stealth models include a full-version copy of the arcade game classic SpyHunter® from Aspyr Media, a leading publisher of video games. Ported from the popular PlayStation®2 title from Midway®, this bundle includes the recently released PC version packed with ultra-realistic 3D graphics further enhanced by the Stealth graphics cards. The game’s explosive weaponry and impressive defensive mechanisms provide the intense speed and strategy that distinguishes SpyHunter from routine combat racers and traditional action racing games.

“We’re excited about partnering our thrilling arcade classic game, SpyHunter with the legendary Diamond Stealth brand,” stated Karim Farghaly, director of strategic sales, Aspyr Media. “Stealth’s quality, performance and price plus the inclusion of such a stellar game makes this an irresistible offer not to be missed.”

Stealth for Mainstream Graphics Value
Diamond’s Stealth brand accelerators have long been one of the most popular and recognizable mainstream PC graphics products on the market. It features a variety of visual processing units (VPUs) from multiple semiconductor manufacturers, such as ATI and NVIDIA, and is marketed for the mainstream consumer. Stealth is packed with cutting edge technologies and value added features such as free software, outstanding technical support and more. Stealth packaging was created by the award-winning design firm Zeal Creative of Irvine California. Graphics technologies are selected based on features, quality, performance and price.

The six new Stealth PC graphic accelerators are now shipping and make great holiday gifts.

Diamond Multimedia