ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000 officially released
ATI Technologies announced a mobile version of its Radeon 9000 GPU MOBILITY RADEON 9000.
Naturally, the new chip bases on RV250 core and has additional energy-saving circuits. As Mobility Radeon 9000 functionality is almost identical to the desktop version, you can read about it in our previous articles.
New Mobility Radeon 9000 will have two integrated variants: high-end Mobility Radeon 9000 S64 with 64MB DDR memory and 128-bit bus; low-end Mobility Radeon 9000 E32 with 32MB DDR memory and 64-bit bus.
According to ATI representatives, Mobility Radeon 9000 S64 will become a good variant for light Banias notebooks.
Besides, the company will release a discrete version of Mobility Radeon 9000 supporting 128-bit and 64-bit DDR memory bus.
All new ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 GPUs will feature 31x31 mm BGA package, enabling for the pin-compatibility with previous-generation chips, including Mobility Radeon 7500. Maximum core clock rate of Mobility Radeon 9000 with integrated memory will be 250 MHz, memory clock rate 230 MHz (460 MHz DDR); core/memory clock rates of a discrete Mobility Radeon 9000 will be 270 MHz / 270 MHz, respectively.
According to ATI, shipments of Mobility Radeon 9000 notebooks will start the next week.
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