ATI Radeon X1900 XT, 1650 Pro and X1300 XT announced

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 23 2006 @ 12:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Three new graphics cards were launched today by ATI, together with the Radeon X1950 XTX. The new cards are the Radeon X1900 XT 256 MB, Radeon X1650 Pro and Radeon X1300 XT which are all scheduled to ship from retailers and system integrators worldwide on September 14th.

"In the world of graphics price usually equals might. Our goal was to offer the quality and performance of ATI's highest-end cards to everyone from the technology novice to the avid gamer," said Rich Heye, Vice President and GM, Desktop Discrete Products, ATI Technologies Inc. "Now, for as little as $89 USD consumers can enjoy the Radeon X1300 XT and choose both price and performance."

The Radeon X1900 XT 256 MB is the latest addition to the award-winning Radeon X1900 series and continues to deliver extreme realism to gaming enthusiasts. The Radeon X1650 PRO is the debut product in the Radeon X1650 series and brings today's top games to life using extreme frequencies and with the superior image quality for which ATI products are renowned. The Radeon X1300 XT delivers unprecedented performance in an entry level graphics card.

Enhancing every aspect of PC entertainment, these video cards display one billion more colors than competing graphics cards and support the latest high-definition formats, offering a flexible and flawless visual experience to even the most demanding technology enthusiasts. Whether using the PC to play DVD movies, edit home videos or share digital photos, ATI's newest graphics cards deliver crisp, vibrant digital images, smooth video playback and unmatched color display.

ATI's new graphics cards are Microsoft Windows Vista ready and supported by ATI's Catalyst suite of software, ensuring customers have easy and ongoing access to software updates for performance, stability and added features.

Estimated Street Pricing:
  • X1900 XT 256 MB: $279 USD EUR249 (including VAT)
  • X1650 Pro: $99 USD EUR89 (including VAT)
  • X1300 XT: $89 USD EUR79 (including VAT)


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