VisionTek announced the official launch of its XTASY(tm) RADEON®(tm) X850 XT PCI Express Graphics Accelerator at ATI’s “Xtreme Heights” launch event in San Francisco, California. The VisionTek XTASY(tm) RADEON®(tm) X850 XT is based on ATI’s award winning, highly scalable and programmable RADEON®(tm) X850 series visual processing unit (VPU). The X850 series utilizes native support for 16X PCI Express along with 256MB of next-generation, ultra fast and efficient 256-bit, quad-channel graphics DDR-3 (GDDR-3) memory, 16 parallel pixel pipes and 6 vertex pipes that churn out up to 200 GigaFLOPS per second, and a graphics core clock speed of an unbelievable 520Mhz. With Dual DVI-I, Video In-Video Out (VIVO), the XTASY(tm) 850XT produces crystal clear graphics on newer digital monitors in addition to older CRT (VGA) monitors-via DVI to VGA adapters, which are included with card. The VisionTek XTASY X850 XT PCI-E 2D/3D graphics accelerator will be available at leading retailers, e-tailers and qualified distributors in early December.

VisionTek, ATI’s Premium Retail Partner in North America and a leading
supplier of PC graphics accelerators, announced the official launch of its
XTASY(tm) RADEON®(tm) X850 XT PCI Express Graphics Accelerator at ATI’s "Xtreme
Heights" launch event in San Francisco, California.

The VisionTek XTASY(tm) RADEON®(tm) X850 XT is based on ATI’s award winning,
highly scalable and programmable RADEON®(tm) X850 series visual processing unit
(VPU). The X850 series utilizes native support for 16X PCI Express along with
256MB of next-generation, ultra fast and efficient 256-bit, quad-channel
graphics DDR-3 (GDDR-3) memory, 16 parallel pixel pipes and 6 vertex pipes that
churn out up to 200 GigaFLOPS per second, and a graphics core clock speed of an
unbelievable 520Mhz. With Dual DVI-I, Video In-Video Out (VIVO), the XTASY(tm)
850XT produces crystal clear graphics on newer digital monitors in addition to
older CRT (VGA) monitors-via DVI to VGA adapters, which are included with card.

"We’ve been overwhelmed by customer requests for a top of the line VisionTek
16X PCI Express solution featuring Dual DVI-I." said Jeff Hoeft, Sr. Product
Manager, graphics division, VisionTek. "When you combine next generation 16X PCI
Express functionality, Dual Digital Flat Panel support, and video capture
functionality through our VIVO connector you truly have the most feature-rich
PCI Express graphics solution available today."

"Now, more than ever, we are pleased to be in partnership with VisionTek, a
Premium Retail Partner in North America." commented Rick Bergman, Senior Vice
President and General Manager, PC Business Unit, ATI Technologies Inc. Rick
continued, "The VisionTek XTASY X850XT PCI Express brings a whole new level of
visual processing muscle and high definition image quality to gamers and
graphics professionals alike."

The VisionTek XTASY X850 XT PCI-E 2D/3D graphics accelerator will be
available at leading retailers, e-tailers and qualified distributors in early
December. VisionTek’s bundle will feature industry renowned ATI Catalyst
drivers, 3D demos, cables and adapters, and software utilities to enhance
end-user experience.