Mobility RADEON X1800 Launched

ATI Unleashes a New Generation of Breathtaking Speed and Performance in the Notebook with Mobility™ Radeon(R) X1800 XT

MARKHAM, Ontario, Mar 07, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ:ATYT), the world leader in mobile PC graphics processors, has once again raised the bar for notebook gaming with the launch of its Mobility™ Radeon(R) X1800 series. Delivering the world's fastest gaming performance in today's most graphically intensive games-including Shader Model 3.0- the feature-rich Mobility™ Radeon(R) X1800 XT takes the lead in the highly competitive notebook gaming segment and is closely followed by Mobility™ Radeon(R) X1800.

Bringing the raw performance of the award-winning Radeon X1800 series to the "enthusiast-class" notebook, the Mobility Radeon X1800 series blazes through 3D games and multimedia applications like no other notebook graphics solution on the market. In addition, ATI's new Avivo™ technology for enhanced video playback enables a high-definition digital entertainment experience that breaks new ground through its superior delivery of stunning visuals and unmatched image quality.

"Mobility Radeon X1800 XT is a gamer's dream. This card delivers on every count-it's blistering fast," said Nick Boardman, CEO, rock. "We are thrilled to be the first to market with Mobility Radeon X1800 XT in our Xtreme CTX notebook and giving our customers a new way to experience the next generation of shader-intensive games and high definition visuals."

Mobility™ Radeon(R) X1800 Product Features
*312 million transistors using 90nm fabrication process
*Up to 16 pixel shader processors
*Eight vertex shader processors
*256-bit 8-channel DDR1/DDR2/GDDR3 memory interface
*Native PCI Express x16 bus interface
*PowerPlay™ 6.0 power management technology
*Avivo™ Video and Display architecture