HP Chooses ATI Mobile Graphics Solutions and Chipsets For New Notebooks

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MARKHAM, ON/ MUNICH, GERMANY (February 2, 2004) – ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY, NASDAQ:ATYT), the leading global supplier of mobile visual processing units, today announced that HP (NYSE:HPQ) has chosen MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9000 IGP, MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9200 and MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9600 graphics processors to power two lines of new HP-Compaq notebooks.


The HP Pavilion zx5000 series notebook features both ATI’s MOBILITY RADEON 9200 and MOBILITY RADEON 9600 graphics. The Pavilion zx5000 is optimized to provide virtual parity with desktop PC performance for improved levels of user functionality, entertainment and convenience.

ATI’s MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP graphics technology is also featured in the new HP Pavilion zv5000 series notebook, designed with a premium on value and loaded with rich multimedia features.

The Compaq Presario R3000 comes equipped with a choice of ATI’s MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP, MOBILITY RADEON 9200, or MOBILITY RADEON 9600 mobile visual processors. The R3000 caters to mobile users who crave flexibility and a high performance audio-visual experience.

„ATI’s mobile and integrated graphics were the natural choice for our new notebooks,“ said Brett Faulk, Director, Consumer Mobile Marketing, HP. „We are always pushing the boundaries of performance and consumer value, and ATI’s solutions give our customers a graphics-rich environment while remaining cost effective.“

„ATI is recognized as being the industry leader for discrete and integrated mobile graphics solutions,“ said Phil Eisler, Vice President and General Manager, Mobile and Integrated Business Unit, ATI Technologies Inc. „By including ATI’s integrated mobile graphics and optional discrete graphics into these new notebook platforms, HP gains the flexibility to address multiple price and performance segments.“

ATI’s MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP is one of the world’s fastest, most versatile integrated chipsets and serves as the foundation for these new notebook platforms. Users can accelerate their graphics performance to optimal levels with ATI’s industry leading MOBILITY RADEON 9600, the first mobile graphics processor to fully support Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0.