ATI Technologies Inc.

ATI Technologies Inc.

October 14, 2005 11:30 ET

ATI Demonstrates an Ultimate Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition PC

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ATI's Avivo™ delivers best-in-class visual performance

ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ:ATYT) today, at Digital Life 2005 in New York City, is demonstrating an ultimate Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 which features ATI Avivo™ for amazing visual and display performance. ATI is offering its highest TV tuner and video and graphics performers - ATI's TV Wonder™ Elite (featuring Theater™ 550 Pro) plus Radeon® X1800, Radeon® X1600 and Radeon® X1300 series of graphics processors - all backed with Avivo features and built on the AMD64 platform, which includes the AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processor.

Avivo delivers improved video and display features for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 to enable exceptional performance including support for MPEG2, VC1 and H.264 video playback.

"ATI is delivering outstanding support for the future of Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 for an outstanding multimedia solution," said Rick Bergman, senior vice president of ATI's PC Business Unit, ATI Technologies Inc. "ATI's award-winning graphics and TV tuner products, powered by Avivo, are an excellent addition to the powerful AMD64 platform."

"ATI is steadfastly working to help our shared customers take advantage of Microsoft Windows XP Media Center 2005 and AMD64 technology," said Emile Ianni, corporate vice president, Platform Engineering and Infrastructure Development, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD (NYSE: AMD). "Their efforts are now being showcased with AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors to demonstrate some of the amazing video and display graphics possible for home media center users."

About ATI Technologies

ATI Technologies Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative 3D graphics and digital media silicon solutions. An industry pioneer since 1985, ATI is the world's foremost graphics processor unit (GPU) provider and is dedicated to deliver leading-edge performance solutions for the full range of PC and Mac desktop and notebook platforms, workstation, set-top and digital television, game console and handheld device markets. With 2004 revenues of US $2 billion, ATI has more than 3,200 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).

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  • For media inquiries:
    ATI Technologies Inc.
    John Swinimer, Public Relations Manager
    Consumer Products Division
    (905) 882-2600, Ext. 8456
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    (416) 422-7166
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