ATi 9500 PRO: comunicato stampa ufficiale
ATi ha rilasciato il comunicato stampa ufficiale relativo alla imminente disponibilità per l'utente finale della scheda video Radeon9500 PRO, una scheda mid-hig end, basata sulla tecnologia costruttiva del modello 9 700PRO:
"MARKHAM, ON/ Munich, Germany - November 28, 2002 - ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ: ATYT) today announced that the RADEON(tm) 9500 PRO is now shipping to leading retailers and add-in-board partners worldwide. Based on the highly acclaimed RADEON(tm) 9700 PRO visual processing unit (VPU), the RADEON 9500 PRO brings many high-end features, including Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 support, to the performance mainstream market.
ATI is dominating in every market segment with the addition of RADEON 9500 PRO to the holiday line-up," said Peter Edinger, Vice President and Managing Director, ATI Technologies (Europe) GmbH. "Over the past couple of months, ATI has revolutionized the graphics industry with the sheer power and performance of the RADEON 9700 PRO. Now, ATI is continuing to lead the industry by bringing DirectX® 9.0 to the performance mainstream market."
Microsoft's DirectX® 9.0 is the platform for which many game developers are creating their new titles. ATI's RADEON 9500 PRO, RADEON 9500 and RADEON 9700 are the only products that allow performance mainstream users to access high-end DirectX® 9.0 features this holiday season.
With DirectX® 9.0 support, eight rendering pipelines, 275/540 clock speed, and 128-bit memory architecture, the RADEON 9500 PRO crushes the nearest competing product in performance and visual quality - making it the best graphics card for the performance mainstream market.
The RADEON 9500 PRO is available from ATI and from the company's add-in-board partners.
* Connect 3D
* CP Technologies
For more information about the RADEON 9500 PRO and ATI's award-winning >holiday product line, visit www.ati.com."