ATI Ships All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro

ATI continues to lead the way by being the first digital media solutions graphics provider to support full Microsoft? DirectX? 9.0 and OpenGLâ„¢ 2.0 feature sets. ATI is the first and still the only visual processor unit (VPU) provider to offer eight dedicated pipelines of rendering power with the RADEONâ„¢ 9800 series.

The ALL-IN-WONDER has received popular and critical success from generation to generation of video cards. The new ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO has already been recognized by Hot Hardware for Editor’s Choice award, ExtremeTech for the ExtremeTech Approved award, Maximum PC for Kick Ass Product award and “Best of the Best: Do-everything videocard”, and PC GAMER for Best Video Card for Dream System – July 2003.

ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO becomes ATI’s flagship multimedia solution for home theater applications. The new video card solution features EAZYLOOKâ„¢, an eye-catching 10-foot user interface with on-screen display for home theater settings, which is included in the product with a new version of ATI’s MULTIMEDIA CENTER software.

“ATI’s ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO delivers the fastest graphics available with the richest video features that are generations ahead of any other solution,” said Godfrey Cheng, Director of Marketing, Multimedia Products, ATI Technologies Inc. “ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO empowers users to effortlessly view, pause and record live TV programs, plus capture and edit videos on the PC aided by powerful, easy-to-use video editing software. Captured TV shows and home video projects can be digitally archived faster than realtime DVD authoring so favorite video moments can be enjoyed again and again.”

The ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO includes ATI’s newest powerhouse graphics chip – the acclaimed RADEONâ„¢ 9800 PRO – for outstanding achievements at full precision for the best available image quality. The fully Microsoft DirectX 9.0 VPU enables cinematic-quality graphics and blistering performance. Since ATI is the only provider to deliver fully functional Microsoft DirectX 9.0 graphics solutions, all games currently on the market or in development have used ATI products as critical components in their development platforms. ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO users can be assured of 100 per cent Microsoft DirectX 9.0 support for games of today and tomorrow.

ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO also features ATI’s THEATERâ„¢ 200 that enables exceptional video and stereo audio quality viewing during live TV and video input and capture.

In addition to ATI’s MULTIMEDIA CENTER 8.5 software, ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO also includes the following features:
  • muvee autoProducer DVD Edition is automatic video production software that enables users to quickly and easily create home music videos in a fraction of the time it would take using traditional video editing products;
  • Gemstar’s GUIDEPlus+ provides an intelligent free integrated program guide (North America only) that allows users to view and search TV listings by category, actor/performer, or date. Users can schedule and record programs at the click of a mouse – all the benefits of a PVR without the monthly fees;
  • Pinnacle Studio 8 (ATI Version) is a full-featured product with additional ATI-based bonuses, and delivers powerful features for consumer video editing;
  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind is a full version of the epic, open-ended single-player game offers amazing visuals and uses the latest shader technology to achieve high visual quality;
  • MatchWare Mediator 7 enables the ability to combine text, pictures, videos and sounds to build stunning presentations in a few minutes plus create web sites with streaming video and Flash® executables;
  • REMOTE WONDERâ„¢ is a critically acclaimed radio frequency wireless remote that extends computer multimedia control with the flexibility of a hand held, 30-foot user interface. Third-party application support and high quality software make the REMOTE WONDER a recognized industry favorite;
  • Stereo TV-tuner offers 125 channels; li>Analog video capture and editing with MPEG-2 format at up to 720×480 30 frames-per-second resolution;
  • DVD video playback with Dolby® AC-3 digital audio;
  • Component Video output via YPrPb adapter for connectivity with HDTVs or similar displays;
  • Support for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 and OpenGL; and,
  • Backed by quality ATI customer support and a 3-year limited warranty, the ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO supports Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows® Me, and Windows® 98/98 SE (Windows Me driver can be installed on Windows 98/98SE).
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