ATI ships 256MB Radeon 9800 Pro

ATI announced it is shipping its RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition, featuring 256MB and 680 MHz data rate and a core engine speed of 380 MHz.

This card is available as customised option in the new PowerMac G5s (dual 1.8, dual 2, dual 2.5 models).
But with a cost of adjacent PCI or PCI-X slot, due to it's physical size.

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More information about Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Special Edition

Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Special Edition Now Shipping (Press Release)

MARKHAM, Ontario –ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ: ATYT) announces today that its RADEON™ 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition is now shipping. Announced at MacWorld in January, the first 256MB retail card available for the Mac market continues ATI’s commitment to providing built in and upgrade card options for Mac enthusiasts. New and existing Power Mac® G5 users can now upgrade to realize graphics performance improvements to meet the demanding requirements of high end applications on the Mac platform.

A first in the Mac market, the RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition has 256 MB of ultra fast DDR memory, with 680 MHZ data rate and a core engine speed of 380 MHZ. The RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition enables a direct connection with Apple branded displays through dual output ADC and DVI connectors.

The RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition will be available at www.ati.com and through standard Mac retail channels at an MRSP of USD $399.


Posted by Antony at June 10, 2004 2:42 AM

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