In addition to desktop
parts, AMD is officially introducing today ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2000
video solutions for notebook computers.
“We set out to create a family of products that would
revolutionize the graphics market by introducing leading-edge technology at
game-changing price points,” said Rick Bergman, senior vice president, AMD
Graphics Products Group. “We’ve delivered on this challenge, broadening the
enthusiast gaming market so that more people than ever before have access to
the phenomenal gaming and multimedia experiences that the ATI Radeon HD 2000
Available immediately is the Mobility Radeon HD 2300, the
entry-level part, which will be found in mainstream notebooks aimed at the
sub-$1000 market. The HD 2300 is built off the 90nm process and is designed
primarily just to power the Windows Vista Aero interface and playback
Coming in July will be the higher-end 65nm DX10 parts, the
Mobility Radeon HD 2400 and HD 2400 XT, which will bring gaming capabilities to
thin and light midrange notebooks. Available at the same time will also be the
top-end Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and HD 2600 XT aimed at enthusiasts and gamers
interested in high-performance notebooks.
Notebooks from OEM partners including Acer, ASUS, Fujitsu,
Fujitsu-Siemens Computers, Gateway, HP, LG, Packard Bell, Samsung, and Toshiba,
and ODM white book partners including Arima, ASUS, ECS, First International
Computer Inc., and MSI, will be available beginning in May.
quote: Available immediately is the Mobility Radeon HD 2300
quote: 9 200 compared to 8 500
quote: X 700 compared to 9 800
quote: X1 300 compared to X 850
quote: 9 200 compared to 8 500low-end vs mid-range of a different generation
quote: Radeon X300/X550/X600 were all derived from 9600 technology. To be fair we have this occuring on the Nvidia side a little bit as well, Geforce 7100 is actually based on NV44 technology.