ATI Delivers Personal Video Recording To The PC For Every Budget

@ 2004/03/30
MUNICH, Germany – March 30, 2004 – Watching TV on your PC has never been more affordable thanks to new additions to the ALL-IN-WONDER® family of video graphics cards. ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY, NASDAQ:ATYT) today announced ALL-IN-WONDER® 9600XT and ALL-IN-WONDER® 9600 are now also available in Europe. These new graphics cards offer exciting personal video recording of favorite television programs, easy-to-use video editing, and amazing graphics for great gaming experiences at prices for any consumer’s budget.

The family of best-in-class multimedia video cards, featuring ALL-IN-WONDER® 9800 PRO, now includes several new additions. ALL-IN-WONDER 9600XT delivers more multimedia features for customers by offering the fastest RADEON™ 9600 series performance with a graphics engine clocked at 525 MHz and 128 MB of memory running at 650 MHz. At ?299 plus VAT, this new multimedia solution includes FM-ON-DEMAND™ to receive and record favorite FM radio stations, dual VGA monitor support, the second generation and completely redesigned REMOTE WONDER™ II, integrated DVD authoring and burning, and MULTIMEDIA CENTER™ 8.8.

Designed as the value-oriented multimedia video card for everyone, ALL-IN-WONDER 9600, available at ?199 plus VAT, offers full-featured DirectX® 9 hardware support without any sacrifice in performance to play the most graphically-demanding computer games. This mainstream ALL-IN-WONDER offers passive cooling and includes REMOTE WONDER, dual VGA monitor support for twice the screen content, integrated DVD burning that saves time in storing multimedia content, and MULTIMEDIA CENTER 8.8 that features support for MPEG-4 for high quality video capture, EAZYLOOK™, and EAZYSHARE™ for home networked access to multimedia content.

“ATI is offering affordable ALL-IN-WONDER products to a wide range of consumers including students and families as well as new technology followers,” said Godfrey Cheng, Director of Marketing, Multimedia Products, ATI Technologies Inc. “With these new products, ATI is bringing high end features to the mass market, including the DirectX 9 enabled ALL-IN-WONDER 9600 at an amazing ?199 ex VAT. These new ALL-IN-WONDER offerings give consumers the combination of amazing multimedia PC capabilities with ATI’s award-winning graphics and continue the ‘family’ tradition as the best digital multimedia PC upgrade.”

About ATI Technologies
ATI Technologies Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative 3D graphics and digital media silicon solutions. An industry pioneer since 1985, ATI is the world's foremost visual processor unit (VPU) provider and is dedicated to deliver leading-edge performance solutions for the full range of PC and Mac desktop and notebook platforms, workstation, set-top and digital television, game console and handheld markets. With 2003 revenues in excess of US $1.3 billion, ATI has more than 2,200 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).

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