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ATI Technologies Inc.

March 23, 2006 06:00 ET

Fujitsu Siemens chooses ATI Mobility'TM' Radeon'R' X1800 for its New AMILO Xi 1546 Multimedia Notebook

MUNICH, GERMANY and MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 23, 2006) -

ATI graphics solution promises the ultimate in HD viewing and gaming

ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ:ATYT), today announced that European computing giant Fujitsu Siemens has selected ATI's high-end Mobility™ Radeon® X1800 mobile graphics solution for its new AMILO Xi 1546 multimedia notebook.

Featuring a 17" LCD display and high-definition viewing, the AMILO Xi 1546 is designed to deliver the ultimate multimedia experience, from video streaming and picture viewing to gaming and more - all powered by ATI's outstanding Mobility Radeon X1800 mobile graphics technology.

"ATI's Mobility Radeon X1800 is recognized as the gold standard today in delivering stunning 3D graphics realism and performance. That makes ATI's latest mobile technology a perfect fit for our exciting new multimedia notebook," said Herbert Schonebeck, Vice President Business Unit, Consumer Fujitsu Siemens Computer. "The AMILO Xi 1546 is designed to give users nothing less than extreme multimedia performance that is truly impressive to experience."

Mobility Radeon X1800 delivers revolutionary 3D architecture and features for the ultimate in mobile gaming and video streaming performance and realism, along with extended battery life. ATI Mobility Radeon X1800 features ATI's new Avivo™ technology for HD video and display perfection.

"ATI is proud that a market leader like Fujitsu Siemens has chosen Mobility Radeon X1800 to power its new AMILO Xi 1546 and we can safely predict that consumers are in for quite a viewing and gaming experience," said Peter Edinger, Managing Director & Vice President, EMEA ATI Technologies (Europe) GmbH. "ATI once again is demonstrating its leadership in the mobile graphics market with Mobility Radeon X1800, featuring unprecedented performance and speed along with advanced support of High-Definition video using new Avivo technology."

For more about ATI's Mobility Radeon X1800 please visit http://www.ati.com/products/mobile.html.

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 2005 revenues of US $2.22 billion, ATI has more than 3,400 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).

Important Information Regarding Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements in this news release, including but not limited to the price-performance characteristics of the Radeon X1800 and the launch of Microsoft's Windows Vista, may be considered "forward-looking". Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations for pricing, user requirements and preferences, and the arrival of Windows Vista and, accordingly, entail various risks and uncertainties. Risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements include the potential for unforeseen hardware or software conflicts or issues, the impact and timing of new products or technologies, and competitive action based on price or other factors. We therefore cannot provide any assurance that such forward-looking statements will materialize. We assume no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or any other reason. Additional information concerning risks and uncertainties affecting our business and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statement is contained in our filings with Canadian and U.S. securities regulatory authorities, including our 2005 Annual Information Form and 2005 Annual Report filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Our Form 40-F and other filings we make with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are available on EDGAR at www.sec.gov.

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