updated 03:15 pm EST, Fri January 13, 2006
iMac uses ATI Radeon X1600
Apple's new iMac Core Duo uses , introducing an "impressive consumer platform with discrete PCI Express graphics. The Radeon X1600 enables users to get the most out of not only the extensive feature set of the iMac, but to leverage all the capabilities of the Mac OS X Tiger, including Core Image and ATI's Avivo technology." The iMac features the Radeon X1600, designed with 128MB GDDR3 of high speed memory, resulting in a graphics experience to match the capabilities of the iMac. The 20-inch iMac is upgradeable to 256MB GDDR3 memory for $75.
Designed to provide optimum performance in games and to drive photo editing, video and high-end content creation applications, the Radeon X1600 enhances iMac's performance. iMac boasts high image and display quality-- with digital resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 and analog resolutions up to 2045 x 1536- for color purity, scaling, dithering and DVD playback with ATI's Avivo technology.