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ATI chipset powers Intel-based PCs, laptops

Posted: 31 Aug 2006     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:ATI Technologies  ATYT  Intel  Radeon Xpress 1250  laptop 

Intel Corp. has adopted ATI Technologies' Radeon Xpress 1250 chipset on Intel mobile and desktop computing platform.

The Radeon Xpress 1250 serves up unparalleled graphics performance to the integrated graphics segment, providing more horsepower for the latest 3D games and the most sophisticated multimedia applications, ATI said.

The Radeon Xpress 1250 is the first Intel-based chipset to support ATI's Avivo display and video architecture. This technology produces vibrant images and smooth video playback, and true-to-life images for all types of multimedia, including high-definition content.

In addition, Radeon Xpress 1250 is Windows Vista-ready and is designed to handle Vista's Aero Glass features with ease while standing up to even the most demanding multitasking environments.

"With the new Radeon Xpress 1250, ATI is focused on optimising graphics performance for the mobile and desktop world," said Philip G. Eisler, senior vice president and general manager, chipset and notebook business unit, ATI. "ATI has worked hard to ensure that our graphics technologies are one step ahead and the new Radeon Xpress 1250 chipset delivers faster graphics, better multimedia and offers wide compatibility and broad connectivity options."

The Radeon Xpress 1250 will be available through leading notebook OEMs, including NEC, which launches the NEC LaVie L Advanced Type notebook for the Japanese market.

"NEC's LaVie L Advanced Type is powered by ATI's new Radeon Xpress 1250 to offer our customers a new standard in integrated graphics performance on the Intel platform," said Mr.Hiroyuki Masuda, senior vice president, NEC Personal Products, Ltd, in a statement. "Together with ATI, NEC is delivering exceptional power for exciting multimedia applications and 3D games created for Windows Vista. NEC and ATI continue to deliver leading-edge mobile solutions to customers everywhere."

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