ATi Mobility Radeon X300 & X800

ATI today announced two powerful new PCI Express-based graphics processors for notebook PCs – the MOBILITY™ RADEON® X300 and MOBILITY™ RADEON® X800. Addressing the needs of thin and light notebook PCs, MOBILITY RADEON X300 delivers the perfect blend of DirectX 9 performance and power management for consumer and commercial notebooks. At the other end of the spectrum, MOBILITY RADEON X800 is a 12 pixel pipeline mobile gaming powerhouse designed for today’s most visually intensive DirectX 9 games and applications. From December 2004 onwards, MOBILITY RADEON X800 will be available from such industry leading notebook designers as Alienware, Eurocom, Rock and Velocity Micro, with additional designs to be announced over the coming months. MOBILITY RADEON X300 will also be featured in many upcoming next generation mainstream OEM designs.

ATI Technologies Inc., the global leader for PC graphics, today announced two
powerful new PCI Express-based graphics processors for notebook PCs – the
MOBILITY™ RADEON® X300 and MOBILITY™ RADEON® X800. Addressing the needs of thin
and light notebook PCs, MOBILITY RADEON X300 delivers the perfect blend of
DirectX 9 performance and power management for consumer and commercial
notebooks. At the other end of the spectrum, MOBILITY RADEON X800 is a 12 pixel
pipeline mobile gaming powerhouse designed for today’s most visually intensive
DirectX 9 games and applications.

Complementing MOBILITY RADEON® X600, the industry’s first mobile PCI Express VPU,
MOBILITY RADEON X300 and MOBILITY RADEON X800 give ATI the broadest and fastest
portfolio of mobile PCI Express graphics processors for next-generation notebook
PCs.

“As the mobile market begins the transition to PCI Express, it is imperative
that OEM designers have increased choice, flexibility and performance in the
design of next-generation notebook PCs,” said Phil Eisler, Senior Vice President
and General Manager, Mobile and Chipset Business Unit, ATI Technologies. “With
the introduction of these new products, ATI continues its tradition of
delivering industry-leading visual performance, highly efficient power
management and broad usability across all segments of the market.”

“The market for mobile gaming platforms continues to grow rapidly, with users
now able to enjoy the same level of 3D performance as high end desktop PCs,”
said Robert Lusk, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Alienware. “By
offering mobile systems based on MOBILITY RADEON X800 we can offer a
best-in-class mobile gaming experience with a highly scalable architecture to
push DirectX 9 gaming performance to levels never thought possible.”

“MOBILITY RADEON X800 represents a giant leap in where the future of upgradeable
notebook technology is going,” said Mark Bialic, President, Eurocom Corporation.
“Eurocom Corporation is always first to offer its clients the most powerful
solutions to meet the needs of the most demanding users in the world. MOBILITY
RADEON X800 will help our company continue this tradition and serve the needs of
gamers and high end desktop replacement enthusiasts everywhere.”

Designed for mainstream thin and light users, MOBILITY RADEON X300 offers a wide
range of features including:

Four pixel pipeline DirectX 9 performance
POWERPLAY™ 5.0 with new PCI Express based power management capabilities
LRTC™ and LCD-EE™ for improved video quality on notebook panels
Automatic Display Configuration technology for automated display setup
HyperMemory™ for increased system performance with smaller amounts of memory
A range of integrated memory options for thin and light designs
Targeting the gaming enthusiast segment, MOBILITY RADEON X800 delivers increased
visual performance with such capabilities as:
12 pixel pipeline DirectX 9 performance
Six vertex engines
3Dc™ technology for increased performance and improved image detail
GDDR3 memory for lightning fast memory speeds
VIDEOSHADER™ HD with programmable video performance
256-bit memory interface for support of 256MB mobile designs

From December 2004 onwards, MOBILITY RADEON X800 will be available from such
industry leading notebook designers as Alienware, Eurocom, Rock and Velocity
Micro, with additional designs to be announced over the coming months. MOBILITY
RADEON X300 will also be featured in many upcoming next generation mainstream
OEM designs.

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