ATI adds Visual Excellence to SONY’s World of Creativity

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MUNICH, GERMANY – November 26, 2003 – ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY, NASDAQ:ATYT) announced today that SONY has chosen the RADEON(tm) 9200LE / 128MB in its new VAIO Desktop RS300 series, bringing a maximum of visual performance capabilities to users in Europe. The RADEON(tm) 9200LE makes the VAIO Desktop RS300 series – designed for the consumer environment – the natural choice for users seeking to maximise their DVD viewing or gaming experience.


The SONY VAIO RS300 series is currently shipping and is available at retailers throughout Europe.

„The SONY VAIO RS300 series offers an attractive, affordable option for users wanting to maximise multimedia satisfaction“, said Mr Sharon Antonaros of SONY Information Technology. Combined with ATI’s high-performance RADEON(tm) 9200LE chip, we are able to bring high-end technology and performance at mainstream prices, opening a new world of immersive gameplay for our PC enthusiasts as well as audio-video convergence, concluded Mr Antonaros.

„We are delighted to bring our leading edge technology and a maximum of visual performance to compliment the new VAIO RS300 series, said Peter Edinger, Vice President, ATI Technologies Europe. We are excited to be working with a recognized market-leader, and believe that our cutting-edge technology and leadership in innovative 3D graphics and digital media silicon solutions will prove to make this collaboration a successful one going forward, concluded Mr Edinger.

The RADEON(tm) 9200LE Series of visual processors, powered by high-performance features including a quad-pipe architecture, delivers dazzling visual experience optimized to support the most compelling next-generation 3D gaming environments of today and tomorrow. Equipped with SMARTSHADER(tm), SMOOTHVISION(tm), FULLSTREAM(tm) and VIDEO IMMERSION(tm) technologies, this chip is designed to bring new levels of visual realism to graphics and video content.