ATI’S Radeon® 9800 XT HONORED
WITH 2004 CES INNOVATIONS AWARD
Monday December 15,
MARKHAM, Ontario – Approaching
the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, ATI
Technologies is pleased to announce that its Radeon® 9800
XT card has been awarded the 2004 Innovations Award. Recognized
for its superior performance, ATI’s flagship card for gamers
stood out among the many entries in the Computer Hardware category.
Singled out for its superior design and engineering, the Radeon
9800 XT delivers the ultimate gaming experience for gamers.
“Congratulations to ATI for the development of the progressive
Radeon 9800 XT and its inclusion in the 2004 Innovations Design
and Engineering showcase,” said Karen Chupka, Vice President
of Events and Conferences, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). “Our
judges have evaluated numerous products based on detailed criteria
and honors those products that are raising the standard of consumer
Selected as an innovator in the wide-ranging Computer Hardware
category, the Radeon 9800 XT leads the industry as a powerhouse
of gaming performance. Designed to offer game enthusiasts stunning
Microsoft® DirectX® 9 graphics at blazing speeds,
this high end graphics card confirms ATI’s progressive
approach to the high end consumer market.
“The Radeon 9800 XT allows users of current and next generation
games to experience the ultimate level of graphics performance,” said
Matt Skynner, Director of Discrete Desktop Graphics, ATI Technologies. “ATI
is pleased to accept the Innovations 2004 award for Computer
Hardware from CES.”
At the Consumer Electronics Show, January 8-11, 2004, the Radeon
9800 XT will be showcased in the Innovations Booth, located in
the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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An industry pioneer since 1985,
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television, game console and handheld markets. With 2003 revenues in excess
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