ATI has launched a mid-range Radeon X700, using the RV410 chip. The new card will directly challenge the GeForce 6600 series from Nvidia.

Key features include:
-Eight pixel processing pipelines.
-Six vertex engine.
-Memory controller can handle a variety of SDRAM types from DDR through to GDDR 3, all across a 128-bit bus.

Previews: Anandtech, TechReport, Neoseeker, Hardocp, Hexus.