Erschienen: 07.01.2003, 06:30 Uhr, Quelle: E-Mail, Autor: Patrick von Brunn
Auch Hersteller Sapphire wird neue Karte mit ATi´s neuem Radeon 9100 Chip auf den Markt bringen und ihr den Namen Radeon 9100 Atlantis geben. Für mehr Informationen über die neuen Low-Cost Platine, lesen sie bitte die beigefügte Pressemitteilung von Sapphire (Englisch)...
"Leading supplier of ATI-based graphics solutions, Sapphire Technology Limited has just announced that it will launch new models based on ATI Technologies Inc’s latest graphics technology - the RADEON™ 9100 series.
The Sapphire RADEON 9100 ATLANTIS family is squarely aimed at mainstream graphic and gaming applications offering unrivalled balance between performance and price positioning. With four parallel, highly optimized rendering pipelines and two intelligent geometry engines the new RADEON™ 9100 architecture will offer leading 3D performance in its class whilst retaining full compatibility with Microsoft Direct X 8.1
Providing some of the highest levels of realism currently available, these cards make full use of DirectX8.1 features with ATI’s SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 technology, bringing users complex, movie-quality effects in next-generation 3D games and applications. In addition, ATI’s SMOOTHVISION™ 2.0 technology enhances image quality by removing jagged edges and bringing out fine texture detail, without compromising performance
Revolutionary New Video Features include ATI’s new VIDEO IMMERSION™ which provides for unprecedented DVD playback quality while minimizing CPU usage. At the same time, ATI’s new FULLSTREAM™ technology removes blocky artifacts from Streaming and Internet video and provides sharper image quality.
From 3D games, streaming video and multimedia applications, to productivity applications, the Sapphire RADEON™ 9100 Atlantis family has the ability to provide the processing power for awesome graphics performance.
In addition to a standard VGA connector for analogue CRT monitor, the RADEON 9100 Atlantis family of graphics accelerators will all feature an S-video or composite connector for TV / VCR and a DVI-I connector for digital CRT or flat panel. Independent resolutions and refresh rates can be set up for any two connected displays.
Sapphire RADEON 9100 Atlantis products are suitable for use in PC systems running Windows XP, Windows 2000 or Windows Me. 128MB of system RAM is recommended, and a CD Drive is required for the installation of drivers and software..."