(Auszug aus der Pressemitteilung)
San Francisco, California / MUNICH, Germany – January 8, 2004 – Kicking off MacWorld San Francisco 2004, ATI Technologies (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ: ATYT) introduced the RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition, complementing its current video card offerings for the Macintosh market. Designed exclusively for use with the high end Power Mac G5, the RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition continues ATI’s commitment to responding to the needs of Macintosh users.
The RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition has a leading edge 256 MB of ultra fast DDR memory, with 680 MHZ data rate and a core engine speed of 380 MHZ. To facilitate a trouble free upgrade, this new graphics card is supported by drivers included within Macintosh OS X and enables a direct connection with Apple branded displays through dual output ADC and DVI connectors.
„Now Macintosh game enthusiasts and digital content professionals who’ve been clamoring for a RADEON 9800 based upgrade card that offers direct ADC support and 256 MB of memory will be satisfied,“ said Stan Ossias, Product Marketing Manager, Apple Products, ATI Technologies. „ATI’s new 256MB RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition delivers the stunningly fast, high end graphics that fully maximize the powerful capabilities of the Power Mac G5.“
ATI is previewing this new technology at Booth 1017 at MacWorld San Francisco from January 6-9, 2004. The RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition will be available from ATI and its retail partners beginning at the end of January for a MSRP of $469.