ATI's New RadeonÂ® X1800 Garnering Industry Wide Praise From Game Developers
Subject: Graphics Cards | October 5, 2005 - 06:38 AM | Ryan Shrout
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MARKHAM, Ontario, Oct 05, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The newly announced RadeonÂ® X1800 family of products from ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ:ATYT) is receiving with widespread acclaim from game developers around the world, excited about all the new opportunities and possibilities presented by this new graphics card. Designed with game developers in mind, the development of the Radeon X1800 focused on four key paradigms - efficiency, flexibility and scalability, Shader Model 3.0 performance and image quality improvements. Each of these attributes can be immediately leveraged by game developers to deliver an enhanced experience to the end user.
"We are excited about the potential of ATI's new Radeon X1800. Our next generation game architecture, the BioWare Eclipse Engine, makes extensive usage of the X1800's advanced feature set," said Trent T. Oster, Director of Technology, Bioware Corp. "We are doing some very exciting things on the graphics technology front and ATI is right there with the hardware to support us."
"The new features of the Radeon X1800 XT - dynamic branching, full HDR support with full screen AA - means that we don't need to spend the time coding new paths to get the results we're striving for in our games," said Cevat Yerli, President, Crytek. "Performance with this board with this board has been more than satisfying and we have just started to fully maximize its potential."
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