VisionTek on the PCI Express@ 2004/12/02
Inverness, IL., Dec. 1st, 2004-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.
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