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Daily News Round #4 for July 29, 2004

Daily News Round #4 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for July 29, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Jul 29, 2004 3:04 pm

- ATI Launches New RADEON 9250

Here's some very interesting news, particularly for the budget conscious buyer looking to shift to a more current entry level 3D card without forking out hundreds of bucks. ATI have today introduced a newcomer to their Radeon line of products, the 9250. Although only a DirectX 8.1 card, it will be offered with up to 256mb of DDR memory, multi monitor support, TV-Out, and indefinitely a very attractive price tag too. More details within ATI's press release.


ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ: ATYT) today announced that it is launching RADEON™ 9250 through its worldwide Add-in-Board partners. The RADEON™ 9250 provides the perfect balance of advanced 3D graphics, an enhanced multimedia experience and multi-monitor support, at a great price point.


End users and corp. users would be excited to see ATI bring its RADEON9250 to the world. RADEON9250 is the industry's first graphics processor, with DX8.1 support, 4 pixel shader pipeline architecture and up to 256MB of DDR memory for fast action graphics. RADEON9250 incorporates FULLSTREAM and SMOOTHVISION technologies, delivering superior image quality for a variety of digital applications such as viewing digital photos, streaming video and gaming. RADEON9250 also offers flexible support for multi-display configurations including VGA, DVI and TV out.


- EPoX Announce EP-5EGA+/EP-5EPA+ on Intel 915

Two new motherboards have been unveiled from EPoX today, the EP-5EGA+ and EP-5EPA+ which utilize Intel's latest 915G and 915P chipsets respectively. The usual array of feature-rich goodness is seen across both packages such as PCI-E x1/x16 slots, Gigabit LAN, MATRIX RAID technology, and in the case of the EP-5EGA+, Intel's Media Accelerator 900. More details within EPoX's PR folks.


[Taipei, June 21st, 2004] - World-renowned mainboard manufacture, EPoX Computer Co. Ld. (EPoX), introduces its Intel® 915 (Grantsdale) motherboards, the EP-5EGA+(915G Express Chipset + ICH6R) and EP-5EPA+ (915P Express Chipset + ICH6R), bringing together style and future technology in a desirable, compact, and powerful unit.


Utilizing Intel®'s next generation platform, 915 Express Chipset, EP-5EGA+ and EP-5EPA+ offer new levels of system performance. EP-5EGA+ features onboard Intel® Graphic Media Accelerator 900 (GMA 900), which improves gaming and media experience through optimized 2D performance and support for key 3D applications, such as DirectX* 9 and OpenGL 1.4.


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