ATI Technologies Inc. today announced that its RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition is now shipping. Announced at MacWorld in January, the first 256MB retail card available for the Mac marketcontinues ATI’s commitment to providing built in and upgrade card options for Mac enthusiasts. New and existing Power Mac G5 users can now upgrade to realize graphics performance improvements to meetthe demanding requirements of high end applications on the Mac platform.
A first in the Mac market, the RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition has 256 MB of ultra fast DDR memory, with 680 MHZ data rate and a core engine speed of 380 MHZ. The RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition enables a direct connection with Apple branded displays through dual output ADC and DVI connectors.
The RADEON 9800 PRO Mac Special Edition will be available at www.ati.com and through standard Mac retail channels at an MRSP of USD $399.