AMD Delivers HDTV Experience for Mac
ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac offers both analog and HDTV broadcast
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – November 14, 2007 – AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the
new ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac – a new HDTV experience for Mac
users. ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac integrates two TV tuners to
receive off-the-air ATSC/HDTV broadcasts as well as analog television
programming. This new TV tuner solution joins AMD’s six TV Wonder offerings
for the PC platform.
AMD is also powering the new 20 and 24-inch iMac models with the amazing
graphics power of ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT, including 128MB of GDDR3 video
memory, and the ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO, featuring 256MB of GDDR3. These
powerful graphics processors enable stunning gaming performance and great
support for video and photo editing. The combination of AMD’s TV Wonder and
ATI Radeon graphics cards offers consumers The Ultimate Visual Experience.
“AMD continues to bring The Ultimate Visual Experience to consumers’
displays and screens including HDTVs, PCs and game consoles. Today AMD
expands that visual experience with high definition multimedia
entertainment for Mac customers,” said Matt Skynner, vice president, AMD
Graphics Products Group. “AMD is enhancing the Mac experience with HDTV
support from ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac, alongside cutting-edge 3D
game and HD acceleration performance of ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO and ATI
Radeon HD 2400 XT.”
The ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac transforms Mac desktops and
notebooks alike into ultimate TV entertainment systems, with full personal
video recorder functionality. With the included ATI tvPORTAL TV application
for Mac, users can watch, pause, or record high definition TV . Even analog
TV is made brilliant on the Mac as the ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac
produces sharp, true-to-life analog TV images. With full featured
Electronic Programming Guide in ATI tvPORTAL, users can schedule and manage
TV recordings with ease.
The advanced graphics technology of the ATI Radeon HD 2600 and ATI Radeon
HD 2400 series provides exceptional visual effects and realism on the iMac.
Gaming enthusiasts can unleash remarkable 3D gaming performance while
experiencing a new level of immersive entertainment for high-resolution
photos and video.
Home theater aficionados will be captivated by iMac’s 20 and 24-inch
widescreen displays powered by the Radeon series featuring: ATI Avivo
technology for eye-popping big-screen entertainment; Unified Video Decoder
(UVD) for advanced HD video processing; and, built-in HDMI connectivity
with built-in 5.1 surround audio.
With a manufacturers suggested retail price (MSRP) of $149, the ATI TV
Wonder 650 Combo USB for Mac is scheduled to be available later this month
at leading computer retailers across North America. The ATI TV Wonder 650
Combo USB is being distributed by VisionTek, a leading supplier of 3D
graphics and desktop enhancement products.
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