ATI’s Avivo™ technology powers new family of high performance FireGL products
for DCC, CAD and visualization customers. ATI Technologies announced today a
complete top-to-bottom line of next generation FireGL™ workstation graphics
accelerators for professional users. The new family of products range from an
ultra high-end one gigabyte configuration to 128MB model, and are all based
on ATI’s scalable, ultrathreaded architecture with Avivo™ video and display
technology.

atigl  ATI introduces complete line of FireGL Workstation Cards

The next generation FireGL family includes the FireGL™
V3300 and FireGL™ V3400 for the entry level segment, the FireGL™
V5200 targeting the mid-range, and the high-end FireGL™ V7200, complementing
the ultra high-end FireGL™ V7300 and FireGL™ V7350 announced in
March of this year. With these products, ATI continues to advance the state
of the art in workstation graphics, and drive advanced features to more affordable
price points. Based on ATI’s industry-leading Avivo technology, these accelerators
incorporate the following advanced features:

- A 10-bit display pipeline capable of rendering scenes with
over a billion colors
– High dynamic range (HDR) 16-bit per RGB component output
for incredible image fidelit
– Dual link output, capable of driving ultra-high resolution
cinema/widescreen monitors

ATI’s Avivo™ technology powers new family of high performance FireGL products
for DCC, CAD and visualization customers. ATI Technologies announced today a
complete top-to-bottom line of next generation FireGL™ workstation graphics
accelerators for professional users. The new family of products range from an
ultra high-end one gigabyte configuration to 128MB model, and are all based
on ATI’s scalable, ultrathreaded architecture with Avivo™ video and display
technology.

The next generation FireGL family includes the FireGL™
V3300 and FireGL™ V3400 for the entry level segment, the FireGL™
V5200 targeting the mid-range, and the high-end FireGL™ V7200, complementing
the ultra high-end FireGL™ V7300 and FireGL™ V7350 announced in
March of this year. With these products, ATI continues to advance the state
of the art in workstation graphics, and drive advanced features to more affordable
price points. Based on ATI’s industry-leading Avivo technology, these accelerators
incorporate the following advanced features:

- A 10-bit display pipeline capable of rendering scenes with
over a billion colors
– High dynamic range (HDR) 16-bit per RGB component output for incredible image
fidelit
– Dual link output, capable of driving ultra-high resolution cinema/widescreen
monitors

atigl  ATI introduces complete line of FireGL Workstation Cards

“ATI’s engineering excellence continually leads the industry,
and these new workstation products are no exception, delivering the first one
gigabyte framebuffer, the first dual link output in an entry level solution,
the first to offer two dual link outputs in a mid-range product, and the first
to develop a 10-bit rendering pipeline as a core capability,” said Joe
Chien, General Manager, Workstation Group, ATI. “With this new lineup,
ATI delivers the fastest performing and most fully featured workstation graphics
accelerators at each price segment.”

“ATI has now set its sights on expanding their business further into the
mid-range and high end segments of the market, having led the entry level workstation
graphics market since the industry transition to PCI Express,” said Lloyd
Cohen, Research Director, Technical Computing, IDC. “ATI is well poised
to make a competitive play in all segments with this new product lineup.”

ATI’s next generation workstation graphics accelerators offer a wide range of
memory configurations and processing power depending on the needs of the end-user.
The new line of FireGL products also offer the widest cross-platform support,
including the upcoming Windows Vista™ operating system, and is optimized
for applications based on OpenGL® 2.0 and DirectX® 9, ATI’s FireGL products
are supported by a unified driver, which is tested and certified by professional
3D ISV partners, ensuring system compatibility and reliability, while simplifying
system administration and reducing maintenance costs. All FireGL products come
with a three year warranty and direct access to a dedicated workstation technical
support team.

For more information about ATI’s FireGL products, please visit ATi’s
official FireGL website.