News : ATi stellt All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro vor

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Nicht einmal sechs Wochen nach der Vorstellung der All-In-Wonder 9700 Pro erweitert ATi die Produktpalette um die All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro. So ist das neue Flaggschiff aus dem Hause mit vielen Multimedia-Tools bestückt, alles zu einem Preis von 449 US-Dollar.

Die Features im Überblick in einem Auszug aus der Pressemitteilung:

  • ATI“s MULTIMEDIA CENTER 8.5 software - Version 8.5 of ATI“s industry-leading multimedia software suite offers a full range of critically-acclaimed multimedia functions:
    • EAZYLOOK for on screen display information while using REMOTE WONDER; Enhanced TV-ON-DEMAND™ PVR for instant replays, pausing live TV or recording live broadcasts for later viewing;
    • MULTVIEW™ - Enables dual TV tuner capabilities such as Picture-in-Picture when combined with ATI-TV WONDER™;
    • THRUVIEW™ - Allows for translucent viewing of TV, DVD (digital versatile disk) and video file playback;
    • VIDEOSOAP™ - Delivers advanced filtering to reduce noise, improve sharpness and soften focus as desired to provide the highest quality video compression for PVR and personal video editing functions;
    • Closed Caption Search within TV-ON-DEMAND complements the popular “Hotwords“ functionality with the PVR allowing the computer to search for content of interest whether it happens in the future or the recent past;
  • ATI“s THEATER™ 200 - Provides exceptional video and stereo audio quality viewing during live TV and video input and capture - all based on technologies from ATI“s digital television research and development;
  • Gemstar“s GUIDEPlus+ provides an intelligent free integrated program guide (North America only) that allows user to view and search TV listing by category, actor/performer, or date. Schedule and record programs at the click of a mouse - all the benefits of a PVR without the monthly fees;
  • REMOTE WONDER - Radio frequency wireless remote adds the flexibility of a hand held, 30-foot user interface;
  • VIDEOSHADER™ - Uses programmable pixel shader technology to accelerate video processing and provide better-looking visuals;
  • RADEON™ 9800 PRO - Designed for advanced 3D graphics and gaming, the ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 PRO delivers the same revolutionary graphics performance as the industry-acclaimed RADEON 9800 PRO graphics card;
  • Stereo TV-tuner with 125 channels;
  • Analog video capture and editing in MPEG-2 format at up to 720x480 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).

Die All-In-Wonder 9700 Pro wird zeitgleich im Preis gesenkt und kostet jetzt noch 399 US-Dollar. Alternativ dazu gibt es noch die AIW 9000 Pro für 199 US-Dollar und die Low-Cost AIW 7500 für 149 US-Dollar.

Fraglich ist nur, wann die neue All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro den europäischen Markt erreichen wird, hier wartet man erst einmal sehnsüchtig auf das Erscheinen der Radeon 9800 Pro.