July 7, 2006

ATI's FireGL certified for Autodesk's media and entertainment, design and manufacturing products

ATI Technologies' FireGL workstation graphics boards have been certified for Autodesk's
full range of design software solutions. ATI's entire line of FireGL graphics boards complement Autodesk's media and entertainment, design and manufacturing products by helping industry professionals visualize digital models to design better products while speeding time to market.

With ATI's FireGL workstation graphics accelerators, users of Autodesk software solutions are able to create complex models for computer-aided design (CAD), visual simulation, animation, and game development.

ATI's FireGL products have been certified on the following Autodesk applications: AliasStudio, Inventor, VIZ, AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD Electrical, Map 3D, Land Desktop, 3ds Max, Maya, and MotionBuilder. The certification process ensures optimal performance with Autodesk software solutions, proven by ATI performance in SPECapc (Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation application performance calculation) benchmark scores when running Autodesk applications, including AutoCAD, 3ds Max, and Maya.

ATI's FireGL products are supported by a unified driver, which is tested and certified by professional 3D ISV partners. All FireGL products come with a three-year warranty and direct access to a dedicated workstation technical support team.

For more information about ATI's FireGL product line, including the recently introduced 1GB FireGL V7350, please visit www.ari.com/FireGL.