ATI announced a complete top-to-bottom line of next generation FireGL workstation graphics accelerators for professional users. The new family of products range from an ultra high-end one gigabyte configuration to 128MB model, and are all based on ATI's scalable, ultrathreaded architecture with Avivo video and display technology.
The next generation FireGL family includes the FireGL V3300 and FireGL V3400 for the entry level segment, the FireGL V5200 targeting the mid-range, and the high-end FireGL V7200, complementing the ultra high-end FireGL V7300 and FireGL V7350 announced in March of this year. With these products, ATI continues to advance the state of the art in workstation graphics, and drive advanced features to more affordable price points. Based on ATI's industry-leading Avivo technology, these accelerators incorporate the following advanced features:
A 10-bit display pipeline capable of rendering scenes with over a billion colors;
High dynamic range (HDR) 16-bit per RGB component output for incredible image fidelity;
Dual link output, capable of driving ultra-high resolution cinema/widescreen monitors.
The FireGL V3300, FireGL V3400, FireGL V5200 and FireGL V7200 are shipping from Workstation System Integrators - Alienware, Amax, Armari, Boxx, Cad2, Colfax, Monarch Computer Systems, Omnitech, Polywell, Safe Harbor, Systemax, Polywell, Velocity Micro, Voodoo PC, Xi Computer and 3dshop.com - from distributors - ASK, D&H, Exaact, Elsa Asia, Ingram Micro, Man & Machine, Noesse Daten Technik GmbH, Schneider Digital, Synnex and Tech Data - and Value Added Resellers.