Congrats to ATI for this feat, wonder what Nvidia has up their sleeve right now to retake the crown, gotta love competition. Here is the full press release.

ATI Technologies Inc. today reached a remarkable milestone, shipping its one millionth DirectX® 9 compliant cinematic visual processing unit (VPU). One million users are now able to experience cinematic-quality graphics and blistering performance with RADEON™ 9700- and RADEON™ 9500-based products powered by the world’s fastest and most advanced VPUs. ATI and its board partners continue to be the only source for DirectX® 9 graphics products.