updated 09:10 am EDT, Wed August 7, 2002
ATI today announced its Radeon 9700 PRO graphics board, featuring its 9700 PRO visual processing unit (VPU). The $400 card, based on the Radeon 9700 series VPUs introduced in July, will ship in mid-August shipping date with eight parallel rendering pipelines, 128MB of DDR memory, dual-dispaly (VGA, DVI-I, s-video), AGP 8X support and a fully programmable floating point architecture. The company says tha other retail products based on the Radeon 9700 and Radeon 9000 architectures will be introduced later this year. The Website currently only lists PC compatibility for the graphics card.