MARKHAM, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 2005--ATI
Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:ATYT)(TSX:ATY) is pleased to announce the
introduction of its Radeon ® X800 GTO premium graphics card, the
newest member of the Radeon family of products that is designed to
give gamers the ultimate combination of graphics performance, gaming
power and value.
"ATI's new Radeon X800 GTO will let you get into the game and
lose yourself in a truly immersive gaming experience with any of
today's top titles," said Rich Heye, Vice President and General
Manager, Desktop Business Unit. "With the X800 GTO's advanced
technology, ATI once again brings gamers great performance, realism
ATI's Radeon X800 GTO combines a powerful 12-pipe 3D engine with
256-bit memory interface and a memory data rate of up to 1GHz for
outstanding performance across the entire range of exciting new game
titles on the market today. The Radeon X800 GTO's advanced 3D
architecture also features SmartShader graphics technology for
the most-advanced pixel shader engine available anywhere.
The new Radeon X800 GTO delivers a fantastic gaming experience
through cutting-edge technologies and capabilities that include:
- Massively parallel 3D gaming engine;
- 256-bit GDDR3 memory interface for lightning fast memory speeds;
- SmartShader and SmoothVision graphics technologies for
exceptional gaming realism;
- 3Dc compression technology to bring out fine details with
minimum memory usage;
- Videoshader with programmable video performance;
- HyperZ for lossless Z-Buffer compression that reduces memory
bandwidth by up to 25%.
As part of ATI's Radeon X800 series, the X800 GTO also delivers
premium graphics performance for video playback and digital
photography, and is the perfect compliment to Microsoft Windows® XP
Media Center Edition with full-featured media support for analog and
The Radeon X800 GTO begins shipping immediately and will be
available from ATI and its partners including:
- Abit Computer Corp.
- Asustek Computer Inc.
- Connect Components Ltd.
- Diamond Multimedia
- Giga-Byte Technologies Co. Ltd.
- Hightech Information Systems Ltd.
- Info-Tek Corp.
- Micro-Star International Co. Ltd.
- Palit Systems Inc.
- Sapphire Technologies Ltd.
- Tul Corp.
News Source: ATI Press Release