ATI today introduced the Radeon 9800 XT and the Radeon 9600 XT. The Radeon 9800 XT will feature 256MB of graphics memory and a wide, 256-bit memory interface. The Radeon 9800 XT will be available in stores and online in October from ATI and its board partners. ATI's retail product will have a suggested retail price of $499. The Radeon 9600 XT, developed using a low k dielectric process, features four pixel pipes and 128MB of graphics memory for under $200.

Customers purchasing ATI's Radeon 9800 XT and Radeon 9600 XT will also get a free copy of Half-Life 2 when the game ships.

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