ATI announced the introduction and general availability of a new high performance integrated chipset for desktop Intel platforms – RADEON® XPRESS™ 200. This new PCI Express chipset is designed to support Intel’s Socket 775 class of processors, both single and multi-core, along with next-generation DDR2 memory up to 667 Mhz. Highly versatile, RADEON XPRESS 200 for Intel provides system builders and OEMs with platform technology that is ideally suited for mainstream consumer PCs and low cost media center solutions. RADEON XPRESS 200 is the only integrated chipset currently listed by Microsoft that supports Windows Media Center Edition 2005. Technology partners for the launch of RADEON XPRESS 200 for Intel include, Acer, Samsung, Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, Tul, Sapphire, ECS, FIC, Shuttle and Jetway.

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ATI  announced the introduction and general availability of a new high
performance integrated chipset for desktop Intel platforms – RADEON® XPRESS™
200. This new PCI Express chipset is designed to support Intel’s Socket 775
class of processors, both single and multi-core, along with next-generation DDR2
memory up to 667 Mhz. Highly versatile, RADEON XPRESS 200 for Intel provides
system builders and OEMs with platform technology that is ideally suited for
mainstream consumer PCs and low cost media center solutions. RADEON XPRESS 200
is the only integrated chipset currently listed by Microsoft that supports
Windows Media Center Edition 2005. Technology partners for the launch of RADEON
XPRESS 200 for Intel include, Acer, Samsung, Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, Tul, Sapphire,
ECS, FIC, Shuttle and Jetway.

Acer, one of the largest PC brands in the world, has selected RADEON XPRESS 200
for Intel for a forthcoming high performance PC.

"Consumers today increasingly demand their home PCs provide the perfect blend of
graphics performance, reliability and connectivity, while remaining at an
attractive price point," said Jackson Lin, VP of Digital Display & DT Prod. BU,
Acer Incorporated. "By selecting RADEON XPRESS 200, we provide our customers
with best-of-breed platform technology that easily meets their computing needs
today, and ensures they have the headroom to handle the next-generation."

Motherboards based on RADEON XPRESS 200 for Intel are now shipping from Asus,
with the newly introduced P5RD1-V multimedia platform.

"When designing a retail motherboard with wide appeal you need solid platform
technology as the foundation," said Joe Hsieh, Assistant Vice President, ASUSTek
Motherboard Business Unit. "With powerful onboard DirectX 9 graphics and rich
multimedia functionality, RADEON XPRESS 200 provides the P5RD1-V with a
flexible, high performance chipset for home PCs and media center platforms."

RADEON XPRESS 200 for Intel delivers ATI’s next generation of industry leading
desktop integrated graphics. Based on RADEON X300 core technology, users benefit
from a variety of features including DirectX 9 vertex and pixel shaders, as well
as improved anti-aliasing capabilities. The graphics power of the RADEON X300 is
backed up by CATALYST, the most stable WHQL-certified graphics driver on the
market today. RADEON XPRESS 200 also provides investment protection for
consumers through supporting the latest Intel microprocessors, as well as DDR2
667Mhz, the fastest memory performance available. With dedicated video
processing and support for new features like the LCD Enhancement Engine, RADEON
XPRESS 200 provides a no compromise visual experience for users – with the best
visual experience available for any integrated chipset.

"With well over 15,000,000 chipsets shipped, ATI continues its tradition of
product and performance leadership with the RADEON XPRESS 200 for Intel," said
Phil Eisler, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Chipset Business Unit.
"With the release of our fourth generation Intel chipset we continue to raise
the bar for integrated graphics, and deliver a true DirectX 9 visual experience
that extends to all real-world applications."

Additional motherboards and OEM platforms with RADEON XPRESS 200 for Intel will
be announced over the coming months. For more information please visit
www.ati.com.