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ATI's Mobility Radeon X1600 Under The Spotlight

| Video Cards News | Posted: Dec 6, 2005 9:00 am

Launched by ATI today is their new X1600 series mobile GPU for notebooks. Unfortunately however, it is another typical paper launch of ATI's with no sign of volume shipments in partnered notebooks anytime soon (apart from ASUS's new AV7 notebook which has only been launched in Asia today).


The GPU will sport similar performance to a desktop X800 GTO or NVIDIA 6600GT graphics card, and is the first mobile GPU to implement ATI's new AVIVO technology. Further details in ATI's press release.


ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ:ATYT) today set a new visual standard in the performance thin notebook market, with the introduction of Mobility(TM) Radeon(R) X1600. The first mobile discrete graphics processor featuring ATI's revolutionary Avivo(TM) technology, Mobility Radeon X1600 delivers the ultimate digital entertainment solution for performance thin notebook designs through lightning-fast graphics, superior power management, and stunning visuals. Avivo technology brings one billion colors to the laptop to create highly vivid images and advanced photorealism.


There's also a bit of coverage on the X1600 at the following sites :-


Hot Hardware
PC Perspective


We've stated many times before how much we respect NVIDIA for getting their parts into consumers' hands on the day of their release. We've also mentioned how frustrating it is that ATI can never seem to get their gear out on the day of "release". This appears to again be the case right now for ATI's new laptop version of the X1600, the Mobility Radeon X1600. ATI's launch partner, ASUS, will be selling the part in their upcoming A7V notebook which is launching in Asia today, but the rest of the world will not be able to buy this solution just yet.


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