ATI Launches Mobility Radeon 9800

ATI Launches Mobility Radeon 9800

ATI Technologies has introduced the MOBILITY RADEON 9800. Designed for the mobile gaming enthusiast, MOBILITY RADEON 9800 enables users to enjoy the latest DirectX 9 games. ATI, in its press release, goes on to explain that the chip will help its owners enjoy DX 9 games, the way they were meant to be played and the company adds, at optimal settings for the highest levels of performance.

Based on core technology from the award-winning RADEON X800, MOBILITY RADEON 9800 is a powerhouse visual processor that blends the best of the desktop and mobile graphics world, to the ultimate benefit of the user. MOBILITY RADEON 9800 is available from Dell on the Inspiron XPS in North America and the Inspiron 9100 in Europe.

Rich on features and performance, the AGP-based MOBILITY RADEON 9800 comes equipped with eight pixel pipelines and a 256-bit wide memory interface. This increase in performance is harnessed with such features as SMARTSHADER HD and 3Dc for improved graphics detail and cinematic visuals. Additionally, through the integration of Powerplay technology ATI can aggressively push the performance envelope while addressing the low power requirements of the mobile market.

Key features of the MOBILITY RADEON 9800 include:

- Based on TSMC's leading-edge 0.13 micronsm low-k semiconductor process;

- Unprecedented mobile graphics performance to drive today's top DirectX 9.0 game titles;

- Eight powerful rendering pipelines that deliver the ultimate cinematic visuals;

- Breakthrough image quality with 3Dc image enhancement;

- 256-bit quad channel memory interface; and

- Powerplay technology for extended battery life.