"Over the past two years, DEPO Computers has become the most popular consumer PC brand in Russia, and is featured in all major retail outlets. DEPO Computers is a market leader and is focused on ATI as one of our key graphics solutions providers. The new DEPO Ego PC series will be available in all major retail networks across Russia, which allows a large number of PC buyers to experience the power of Radeon 9800 series graphics in a high-end machine at an affordable price," said Alex Zhavoronkov, Regional Manager, Eastern Europe, ATI Technologies (Europe), GmbH.
"DEPO Computers has grown to be a top-tier PC manufacturer in less than three years of presence in the Russian IT market. This has been confirmed by key industry analysts IDC and Gartner. The powerful new DEPO Ego PC is powered by award-winning graphics from ATI, a key partner of DEPO Computers for computer graphics and video," said Egor Yakovlev, VP and Marketing Director, DEPO Computers.
Radeon 9800 series of graphics processors is one of the most visually advanced 3D performers on the planet, delivering an immersive, cinematic experience for the most demanding next-generation games with up to 256MB of DDR memory. The Radeon 9800 series, in its 3rd generation, merges advanced stability with revolutionary features.
The DEPO Ego 360 series PCs can be configured with Intel? Celeron? or Intel? Pentium? 4 processors with HT technology, up to 1GB DDR 400 memory and up to 200GB 7200 RPM hard drive. Configure-to-order DEPO Ego PCs can be purchased from more than 1200 retail shops across Russia.
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About ATI Technologies
ATI Technologies Inc. is the 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 processing unit (GPU) provider and is dedicated to delivering 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 approximately 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).