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ATI partners present Radeon 9000/9700-based cards

KT400-based AT7-MAX2 from ABIT — in September?

VIA: $53 million sales volume in July

WinDVD 4 Plus and a remote control from InterVideo

ATI partners present Radeon 9000/9700-based cards

In the middle of the last week in Tokyo Radeon 9000/9700 GPUs were officially presented to Japanese society.

Though we reported about these chips before, this presentation was interesting with the large number of cards from unmentioned companies.

Here´s a little photo-report of the official event.

Radeon 9000 products were shown by many companies, but Radeon 9700 cards were presented by C.P.Technology and Gigabyte only.

RADEON 9700 from C.P.Technology. To be shipped in the end of August for about $399 Gigabyte MAYA AF64DG (RADEON 9000PRO) and a RADEON 9700 card
C.P.Technology 128MB RADEON 9000 PRO EVIL COMMANDO and a low-profile RADEON 9000 card FIC cards: AT-009 (RADEON 9000) and AT-009LE (RADEON 9000PRO) Lung Hwa Electronics: Xpower 9000 PRO on RADEON 9000 PRO
Low-profile RADEON 9000-based ATRV2500LE from Wistron SAPPHIRE RADEON 9000PRO and RADEON 9000 ATLANTIS Hightech Information System (HIS), Excalibur series

KT400-based AT7-MAX2 from ABIT — in September?

According to information from Inpact-Hardware, new AT7-MAX2 motherboard from ABIT will appear in French retail already in September.

AT7-MAX2 bases on VIA KT400 + VT8235 chipset bundle, supports AMD Socket A processors with 200/266 MHz FSB, has AGP 8x slot, 4 DIMM DDR PC1600/PC2100/PC2700 slots (no PC3200 support!) for up to 3GB Unbuffered DDR or up to 3.5GB Registered DDR. Besides, the board has 5 PCI slots, 2- port Serial ATA (Marvell88i8030 chip), ATA133 RAID (HighPoint HPT374 — RAID 0/1/0+1), 6 USB 2.0 ports, 3 FireWire ports, 5.1-channel AC´97 (SPDIF) audio, LAN 10/100 Mbps controller. Pricing is still unknown...

VIA: $53 million sales volume in July

VIA Technologies announced that its July sales volume made NT$1.81 billion (about $53.77 million).

Consistently, July sales were 18.48% higher than in June that made NT$1.53 billion (about $45.4 million).

From January to July 2002 the company had $428 million total sales volume.

WinDVD 4 Plus and a remote control from InterVideo

InterVideo announced the release of its popular WinDVD 4 Plus software supplied with a remote control.

No need to explain what WinDVD 4 Plus is capable of, as many our readers know about its Time-Stretching, Video Desktop features, Dolby, SRS, DTS, etc. support. Now you can purchase WinDVD 4 Plus with a remote control, that enables scene selection, scale change, bookmarking, and features PC mouse functionality. Besides, it supports TV-Out control and screen capture.

WinDVD 4 Plus and remote control will cost you $99.90 if ordering online from company´s web-site. However, you can purchase a remote control separately for $29.95. It works with any versions of WinDVD 3 and WinDVD 4, but isn´t supported by WinDVD 2000 or WinDVD 1.x.

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