(Auszug aus der Pressemitteilung)
MUNICH / GERMANY, 3 December, 2003 – Dramatic visual effects, unmatched performance and
(TSX:ATY, NASDAQ:ATYT) today announced that the MOBILITY™ RADEON™ 9600 mobile
visual processor is currently shipping in the EasyNote M7 series notebooks by Packard Bell, one of
Europe’s leading notebook manufacturers.
The MOBILITY RADEON 9600 is the first mobile graphics processor to ship with full hardware support for
Microsoft DirectXTM 9.0. It runs DirectX™ 9.0 graphics at full-speed, with full image quality and color
precision at all times – a requirement for true-to-life cinematic special effects.
Packard Bell’s EasyNote M7 series notebooks will be powered by ATI’s MOBILITY RADEON 9600
mobile visual processor with 64MB DDR RAM, an Intel® Pentium® 4M Processor with a DVD-R/RW
drive, and a 15.1” SXGA+ panel display.
“Packard Bell is a major player in the European market and its selection of the MOBILITY RADEON 9600
is a significant design win for ATI,” said Peter Edinger, Vice President, ATI Technologies Europe.
“MOBILITY RADEON 9600 is overwhelmingly the graphics solution of choice for significant industry
players, concluded Mr Edinger.”
MOBILITY RADEON 9600 uses an extraordinarily efficient 3D core delivering 12 pixel shader operations
per clock cycle, and is a multimedia powerhouse with comprehensive hardware acceleration for encode,
decode and de-blocking of MPEG-2 and streaming video formats. The MOBILITY RADEON 9600 also
extends ATI’s leadership in notebook graphics power management, giving users both the longest battery life
and highest performance.
With the availability of MOBILITY RADEON 9600, ATI has extended its leadership by bringing the
highest performance, cinematic realism and DirectX 9.0 graphics to all segments of the PC market –
high-end and mainstream desktop and notebook PCs.