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HIS Presents X850 / X800 CrossFire Edition
Graphic Cards | Just Announced
Tue 31 May 2005



Hong Kong, Tuesday, May 31, 2005 – HIS (Hightech Information System Limited) today announced the introduction of the HIS X850 / X800 CrossFire Edition. Pairing up with existing X850 or X800 series graphic card, HIS CrossFire edition is the ultimate multi-GPU consumer graphics solution, igniting an entirely new gaming experience with the power of multiple GPUs within a single a PC. HIS CrossFire accelerates all your games, all the time, and delivers the highest image quality modes and resolutions with no special software or patches needed for compatibility. 

Multiply & Conquer for Ultimate Gaming Performance

HIS CrossFire's "supertiling" GPU-sharing speeds rendering by evenly dividing the graphics processing, intelligently alternating the rendering workload to each Radeon GPU for efficient load balancing, and optimized performance. HIS CrossFire boosts image quality by enabling ultra high screen resolutions beyond 2054x1536, and permitting far higher antialiasing, anisotropic filtering, shading, and texture settings.

Flexible and Compatible

To build your own latest generation multi-GPU system, start with any existing Radeon X800 or Radeon X850 graphics card and a CrossFire Ready motherboard, such as those based on the ATI Radeon Xpress200 chipset. Then add a HIS CrossFire Edition co-processor board and plug in the external cable to unite multi-GPU power that enables you to dominate all your games. 

HIS CrossFire Edition card:

Works with:

HIS X850 CrossFire Edition

RADEON X850 XT PE
RADEON X850 XT
RADEON X850 PRO

HIS X800 CrossFire Edition

RADEON X800 XT PE
RADEON X800 XT
RADEON X800 XL
RADEON X800 PRO
RADEON X800
All-in-Wonder X800

"Most new games are designed for advanced graphics, and end users will see large performance increases with multi-GPU systems." said Peter Yeung, HIS marketing manager, "Competitive SLi systems only work on a select few number of games that are profiled in the driver. In contrast, HIS CrossFire works will with all 3D applications. The end user is able to take advantage of the additional graphics hardware for all games, no matter upcoming, current or old, all the time, plus improves the overall gaming experience." 

Your Now and Future HIS Crossfire

HIS CrossFire handles today's most demanding games with an extra power reserve, and upgradeable components enable you to gradually improve your system performance over time. 

HIS X850 CrossFire Edition will be in production end of June and available mid-July. HIS X800 CrossFire Edition will be available early August.

About Hightech Info. System Ltd. (HIS)

Founded in the Hong Kong in 1987, Hightech Information System Ltd. developed the most advanced and superior quality graphic display card and to provide the best services and tailor-made support to each customer. Commitment to Excellence is the bedrock of their company direction. HIS manufactures a completed range of graphic display cards. The models range from entry level to the most professional level products. HIS have hundreds of choice to satisfy our customers’ demand. The strategic partnership with the chipset vendors enables to accelerate and shorten the development process. For further information, please visit the web site at http://www.hisdigital.com

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 visual processor unit (VPU) 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 in excess of US $2 billion, ATI has more than 2,700 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).