Diamond Multimedia Announces the first Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB

By Julio Franco
Jun 14, 2007
  1. Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB

    CHATSWORTH, CA – June 14, 2007 – Diamond Multimedia, a leading provider of multimedia products, announces the release of the unique all new Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB (Gigabyte). With a unique combination of raw GPU power derived from the XBOX 360 Xenos GPU and 1GB of GDDR4 memory, the Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB sets the performance benchmark for its class.

    Diamond Multimedia’s new flagship graphics card is the foundation of a whole new generation of AMD/ATI Radeon Graphics. A 700 million-transistor processing powerhouse with Dynamic Game Computing technology designed to unleash the full potential of DirectX® 10 for all the action, jaw dropping effects and spectacular performance that enthusiasts crave. “AMD is a dynamic creator of this kind of technology. We have developed applications and opportunities that are unique for the 1GB card,” said Bruce Zaman, CEO of Diamond Multimedia.

    With a 2nd generation unified shader architecture, ultra-wide 512-bit memory interface and integrated CrossFire scalability it delivers astonishing frame rates with unprecedented visual quality and growth potential. And with built-in HDMI and multi-channel 5.1 surround audio, the Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2900XT 1GB delivers the ultimate Immersive HD Gaming experience. “This is one of the most exciting product releases we have done,” said Bruce Zaman, CEO, “this is a real first in the Graphics card business and we are proud to be the first AMD partner that brings the 1GB card to the market” Zaman added.

    Key features:
    • Dynamic Game Computing Technology
    o 320 Unified Stream Processors
    o 512-bit memory interface
    o Dynamic Geometry Acceleration
    o High-speed 128-bit-HDR (High Dynamic Range) rendering
    o Physics processing support
    o Up to 24X Custom Filter Anti-Aliasing
    • Plug-and-play CrossFire™ support
    • ATI Avivo™ HD Video and Display Technology
    o Built-in HDMI with Multi-channel 5.1 surround audio
    o Dual dual-link DVI with full resolution HDCP support
    o HD video playback
    o Dual 30-bpp display processors
    • Optimized for Windows Vista with comprehensive DirectX 10 and DirectX 9 support

    The all new Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2900 XT 1GB is available at select system integrators:

    Biohazard Computer Systems, Inc.
    Extreme PC
    Falcon North West
    Memory Express
    Smooth Creations
    Velocity Micro

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  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    We will soon know from our Techspot posters, how good this new ATI really is.
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