ATI plans a complete overhaul its offer chips for April 2003. Radeon 9700 pro, 9500 and 8500 and the mobile variant Radeon 9000 Mobility blocked in Notebooks are to be replaced with Radeon 9800, 9600/Pro, 9200 and Radeon 9700 Mobility.

For the mass-market there are the largest changes: Radeon 9600 and Radeon 9600 pro (both RV350) are manufactured in 0,13-Mikrometer-Technik, it resemble however in its architecture the Radeon-9500-Chip. The CONTROLLERS are compatible to DirectX 9 and have about 75 million Transistors.

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Information from a german web site chip.de