ATI Adds To All-In-Wonder Lineup

From ATI’s press release:

Watching TV on your PC has never been more affordable thanks to new additions to the ALL-IN-WONDER(R) family of video graphics cards. ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY, NASDAQ:ATYT) today announced ALL-IN-WONDER(R) 9600XT, ALL-IN-WONDER(R) 9600, and ALL-IN-WONDER(R) 9200. These new graphics cards offer exciting personal video recording of favorite television programs, easy-to-use video editing, and amazing graphics for great gaming experiences at prices for any consumer’s budget. 

The family of best-in-class multimedia video cards, featuring ALL-IN-WONDER(R) 9800 PRO, now includes several new additions. ALL-IN-WONDER 9600XT delivers more multimedia features for customers by offering the fastest RADEON(TM) 9600 series performance with a graphics engine clocked at 525 MHz and 128 MB of memory running at 650 MHz. At USD$299, this new multimedia solution includes FM-ON-DEMAND(TM) to receive and record favorite FM radio stations, dual VGA monitor support, the second generation and completely redesigned REMOTE WONDER(TM) II, integrated DVD authoring and burning, and MULTIMEDIA CENTER(TM) 8.8.

Designed as the value-oriented multimedia video card for everyone, ALL-IN-WONDER 9600, available at USD$199, offers full-featured DirectX(R) 9 hardware support without any sacrifice in performance to play the most  graphically-demanding computer games.  This mainstream ALL-IN-WONDER includes REMOTE WONDER, dual VGA monitor support for twice the screen content, integrated DVD burning that saves time in storing multimedia content, and MULTIMEDIA CENTER 8.8 that features support for MPEG-4 for high quality video capture, EAZYLOOK(TM), and EAZYSHARE(TM) for home networked access to multimedia content.

As a first for Wal-Mart customers in the United States, ALL-IN-WONDER 9200 is now available at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of USD$149. Customers will be able to enjoy the great affordable features of this multimedia video card: great game play with RADEON(TM) 9200 graphics; easy home movie video editing with connectivity for VCRs and camcorders; MULTIMEDIA CENTER 8.8 with EAZYLOOK to create a true large screen home theater experience; and, easy-to-use DVD burning to archive multimedia content. ALL-IN-WONDER 9200 also supports REMOTE WONDER, the ATI remote control for easy access to computer programs, available as a specially priced upgrade. 

“ATI is offering affordable ALL-IN-WONDER products to a wide range of consumers including students and families as well as new technology followers,” said Godfrey Cheng, Director of Marketing, Multimedia Products, ATI Technologies Inc. “With these new products, ATI is bringing high end features to the mass market, including the DirectX 9 enabled ALL-IN-WONDER 9600 at an amazing $199. These new ALL-IN-WONDER offerings give consumers the combination of amazing multimedia PC capabilities with ATI’s award-winning graphics and continue the ‘family’ tradition as the best digital multimedia PC upgrade.” 

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