Press ReleaseHong Kong — June 28, 2007 — HIS today launched the ATI RadeonTM HD 2400 Series, a feature-rich upgrade from integrated graphics for an immersive experience with DirectX® 10 gaming and HD video. Connect to big-screen TVs with HDMI and built-in 5.1 surround sound audio to enjoy Blu-ray™ and HD DVD movies. ATI Catalyst™ graphics configuration software is designed for quick setup and stable operation with Windows Vista™.
All new features at a glance
HIS Radeon™ HD 2400 Series is equipped with AMD's latest Radeon™ HD 2400 Graphics Processor, with 180 million transistors using the industry leading 65nm fabrication process, the 2nd generation superscalar unified shader architecture with 40 independent stream processing units. Featuring with DDR2 memory, HIS Radeon™ HD 2400 Series is ready for high-definition playback of the next-generation Blu-ray™ and HD DVD format titles with its built in unified video decoder (UVD), HDMI with HDCP and 5.1 surround audio. HIS Radeon™ HD is the most cost-effective solution to provide a comprehensive DirectX® 10 and HD video playback support.
HD Gaming with DirectX® 10
HIS Radeon™ HD 2400 delivers a dramatic high-definition gaming experience with Windows Vista™ at up to twice the performance of integrated graphics. Enhance your game play and experience sharper images, more textures, and the improved lighting effects that create lifelike interactivity and immersive realism enabled by DirectX® 10 support.
ATI Avivo™ HD Video & Media
HIS Radeon™ HD 2400 Series also introduces ATI Avivo™ HD technology with advanced audio, video processing, display and connectivity capabilities for high definition entertainment solutions. ATI Avivo™ HD introduces a breakthrough for the playback of Blu-ray™ and HD DVD discs. UVD (Unified Video Decoder) is a new HD video processor that provides hardware decoding of Blu-ray and HD DVD. It is designed to enable a cool, quiet media PC with low GPU and CPU power requirements. ATI Avivo™ HD technology includes fully integrated HD audio capabilities and supports playback of multi-channel (5.1) audio streams. When combined with the integrated HDCP copy protection, ATI Avivo HD enables a one-cable HDMI™ connectivity solution to high definition home theaters.
Certified for Windows Vista™
HIS Radeon™ HD 2400 delivers a powerful performance upgrade from integrated graphics to enhance the stunning Windows Aero™ user interface. ATI Catalyst™ graphics management software is Certified for Windows Vista™ and is designed for quick and easy setup of graphics, video and multiple displays.