From ATI’s press release:
Offering powerful performance improvements to the Mac lineup, these new graphics options, which include the MOBILITY RADEON 9700 and the RADEON 9200, provide Mac users with the high-end graphics experience they expect from ATI and Apple.
Continuing ATI’s leadership in the mobile sector, the 15- and 17-inch PowerBook G4 notebooks will feature the new MOBILITY RADEON 9700, the world’s fastest mobile graphics processing unit. ATI’s MOBILITY RADEON 9700 uses Low-k process technology to reduce the strain on battery life and at the same time provide accelerated performance. The MOBILITY RADEON 9700 sets a new standard for processing power in a notebook, which enables users to perform a wide range of graphics functions, ranging from gaming, to digital video editing.
â€œWith the introduction of the MOBILITY RADEON 9700, notebook performance no longer takes a backseat behind desktop products,â€ said Phil Eisler, Vice President and General Manager, Mobile and Integrated Products, ATI. â€œBy addressing the two key issues for notebook users, performance and power consumption, the MOBILITY RADEON 9700 demonstrates ATI’s commitment to user’s needs.â€
The overwhelmingly successful eMac, geared to educational customers and consumers, will now be powered by the RADEON 9200, enabling first class graphics at a low, entry-level price. With a quad pipe architecture, eMac users will enjoy compelling 3D content and gaming.
â€Apple continues to lead the industry with innovation, design and customer experience; including industry-leading graphics,â€ said Greg Joswiak, Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing, Apple. â€œWe chose high-quality graphics processors from ATI for new eMacs, iBooks and PowerBooks to continue with our tradition of offering the ultimate in graphics experience to Apple customers.â€