Radeon® Graphics Chosen for the Power Mac® G5
Radeon 9600XT™ and Radeon 9800XT™ Drives New Dual Processor Power Mac G5 Desktops
Monday June 28, 2004
Markham, Ontario – ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ:
ATYT) today announced that select models of Apple’s®
flagship Power Mac® G5, featuring a complete lineup of dual
64-bit processors, will once again ship with high-end Radeon®
graphics accelerators. With this latest PowerMac G5 lineup, users
will experience increased graphics performance and quality with
the Radeon 9600XT™ and the optional Radeon 9800XT™.
The Radeon 9600XT will ship standard in Apple’s high-end
Power Mac G5 model; the Radeon 9800XT, featuring 256MB of super
fast DDR memory is available as a build-to-order option across
the line. The Radeon 9800XT has a high precision, programmable
3D pipeline architecture and 256 bit memory interface and delivers
a quantum leap in performance and visual realism for digital content
creation applications and immersive games.
“ATI is an enthusiastic supporter of the PowerMac G5 and
the emphasis that Apple continues to put on superior graphics,”
said Rick Bergman, Senior Vice President, Desktop Products, ATI.
“By bringing the Radeon 9600XT and the Radeon 9800XT to
the Mac, Apple and ATI continue to break new ground with what
is possible on this important platform.”
”Apple’s new Power Mac G5 line has dual processors
in every model to deliver even higher performance for professional
customers across a range of creative and scientific markets,”
said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s Vice President of Hardware Product
Marketing. “ATI’s Radeon 9600XT is an incredible graphics
card that is a perfect match for the highest end model to provide
our most advanced customers with an unparalleled computing experience.”
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