ATI Has Holiday Gift Giving Covered with Radeon X1600 Series

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MARKHAM, ON/ Munich, Germany – December 13, 2005 – ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ: ATYT) has made holiday gift giving easier this year, with its feature-rich Radeon® X1600 XT. Delivering outstanding digital entertainment, true-to-life Avivo™ visual quality and 3D graphics performance, Radeon X1600 XT with 256 MB of memory is available for an attractive $179 USD. The Radeon® X1600 Pro with 256 MB of memory is available for $129 USD.


The Radeon X1600 series combines ATI’s unique ultra-threaded 3D architecture with revolutionary Avivo video display and Shader Model 3.0 technology. The result is unprecedented realism and a new high-definition PC viewing experience in 3D gaming, DVD movies, digital photography and video playback. Radeon X1600 XT also features dual DVI and HDTV/S-Video out for the optimal in display flexibility.

“The new Radeon X1600 XT is a multimedia powerhouse of features and customers expect a level of visual realism, stability and performance that is nothing less than stunning,” said Rich Heye, Vice President and GM, Desktop Discrete Products, ATI Technologies Inc. “Get ready, because affordable digital entertainment and 3D games on your PC will never look the same again.”

With ATI’s revolutionary Avivo video and display technology, the Radeon X1600 series redefines the visual experience on today’s PCs by delivering vibrant colors, ultra-sharp images, true-to-life image reproduction and the smoothest HD video playback ever offered by ATI. The new Radeon X1600 XT also features 256-bit ring-bus memory controller and support for up to 512 MB of RAM.

For the more budget conscious, Radeon® X1300 and Radeon® X1300 Pro bring ATI’s Avivo video technology, as well as DirectX® 9 and Shader Model 3.0 support to the performance mainstream and value markets. Radeon X1300 and X1300 Pro editions are available for under $100 USD.