ATI is currently in the final stage of testing its R580 GPUs with customers and is expected to launch the flagship chip in early 2006. The new chip, which entered the tape-out stage in the middle of the third quarter, is now in volume shipments for sampling. ATI will also be enhancing its entry-level GPU product line on the 80nm production node, with new RV560, RV535, and RV505 chips.

ATI is currently in the final stage of testing its R580 GPUs with customers and is expected to launch the flagship chip in early 2006. The new chip, which entered the tape-out stage in the middle of the third quarter, is now in volume shipments for sampling. ATI will also be enhancing its entry-level GPU product line on the 80nm production node, with new RV560, RV535, and RV505 chips.