AMD Introduces New Tuner Products to Deliver Exceptional HDTV on PCs
Expands industry’s premier placeshifting TV-on-the-PC portfolio with addition of TV Wonder 650 Combo USB and TV Wonder 600 PCI/PCI Express
Sunnyvale, Calif. — Oct. 15, 2007 —AMD (NYSE: AMD) is expanding its TV Wonder product lineup that enables HDTV(see footnote 1) on the PC. Available through VisionTek at Best Buy stores across North America, ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB, TV Wonder 600 PCI and TV Wonder 600 PCI Express transform PCs into exceptional high definition digital video recorders. The TV Wonder family of products is AMD LIVE! Ready and Certified for Windows Vista -- delivering The Ultimate Visual Experience and strengthening the value of multimedia PCs.
ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB, with a manufacturers suggested retail price (MSRP) of $149, includes two TV tuners allowing users to watch and record off-the-air Digital TV/HDTV, unencrypted Digital TV (ClearQAM) cable programming, analog TV, and listen to FM broadcasts. TV Wonder 600 PCI and TV Wonder 600 PCI Express TV tuners break new ground by offering ClearQAM at a value of $99 MSRP.
“No other company offers this exceptional choice of connectivity and configuration in TV tuner PC products,” said Matt Skynner, vice president of marketing, Graphics Products Group, AMD. “Our graphics pedigree is built on long-standing leadership in TV and video on the PC. The ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB and ATI TV Wonder 600 PCI/PCI Express, offered through VisionTek, take the best of our company’s digital TV experience and enable amazing HDTV on PCs today.”...
Here are links to our evaluations of the ATI TV Wonder 600 USB and ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo PCI Express for even more information.