AMD/ATI announced today their new next generation graphics card for the Power Mac G5. The ATI Radeon X1900 G5 Mac Edition is a PCI-Express based card that according to AMD is “the fastest graphics processor upgrade available for Power Mac G5 Quad and Power Mac G5 Dual systems.”
“Programs like Apple’s Final Cut Studio, Aperture and Motion really come to life with this card,” said Ron Paley, president, Carbon Computing and Carbon Sound & Picture. “Power users will find the ATI Radeon X1900 G5 Mac Edition the ultimate solution for delivering screen real estate for graphics, photo and video editing projects, and professional users will experience strong productivity gains. It’s indispensable for anyone doing graphics-intensive work with a standard quad- or dual-G5 system; and of course, gamers will love it too.”
The price for this video card starts around the $349 mark, and incorporates features such as 36 pixel shader processors, 256MB GDDR3, and two DVI ports capable of supporting two 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Displays.