Sporting the new High-Definition Multimedia Interface (or otherwise known as HDMI), SAPPHIRE have just issued out a press release to support the introduction of their new low-profile HDMI ready X1600PRO.
In another first, leading graphics supplier Sapphire Technology has just announced availability of its first HDMI graphics solution. The Sapphire Radeon X1600Pro HDMI card is now shipping and delivers both audio and video to HDMI compliant displays and televisions.
The X1600 series delivers high efficiency, high performance in Shader Model 3.0 and enhanced image quality. The architecture also supports AvivoTM delivering vibrant high fidelity images and video playback to the latest High Definition (HD) video standards. The new HDMI version is a low profile PCI Express card which supports HDCP and delivers exciting new levels of display performance and quality over this new industry standard connection interface. The card ships with both standard and low-profile mounting brackets for use in standard or media center PC enclosures and allows either an external SPDIF or internal cable to be connected so that the audio signal is delivered over the HDMI cable. A standard VGA connector and DVI dongle also allow the connection of PC displays.