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Tyan® announces the Tachyon G9500 PRO, The Newest solution for the Mainstream Gamer - The Latest Graphics Accelerator From Tyan® Delivers Innovative Features and User Friendly Applications

Fremont, CA, - March 17th, 2003 -
Tyan® today launched its latest ATI® RADEON™ based graphics accelerator, the Tachyon G9500 PRO.  The Tachyon G9500 PRO targets the mainstream gamer and enthusiast with performance, scalability, and affordability.

The Tachyon G9500 PRO brings both the world of Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and the speed of AGP 8X to gaming enthusiasts.  With a 275MHz engine clock and 128MB of 540MHz DDR memory, it is a fast solution with an excellent price-performance ratio. Other features include an 8-pixel rendering pipeline, an advanced cooling solution, 128-bit floating point color precision, ATI's HYDRAVISION™ software for multiple monitor display, and the latest OpenGL® support.

The signature feature of the Tachyon line is its hardware monitoring functionalities. The Tachyon line is the only ATI® RADEON™ based graphics solution that enables users to keep track of system settings. Previous models of the Tachyon product line are monitored through the Tachyon Graphics Monitor Software 1.0, an application with an easy-to-use GUI.   The Tachyon G9500 PRO is the first graphics card to have the Tachyon Graphics Monitor Software 2.0, the newest version of the hardware monitoring software. Version 2.0 allows users not only to monitor key hardware indicators such as VPU temperature and voltage, but also to regulate the fan speed on the card for optimal acoustics in the end user's PC environment.

"After the successful launch and recognition of the Tachyon G9700 PRO as the ultimate gaming experience, the Tachyon G9500 PRO is the next step in our expansion of delivering cost-effective solutions with the latest technologies," said Crystal Chang, Manager of Business Development at Tyan.  "Tyan is excited to bring forth a new solution based on the latest technologies."

The Tachyon G9500 PRO will ship in late March, 2003.

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About Tyan

Tyan Computer Corporation, founded in 1989 by long-time Intel and IBM executive Dr. T. Symon Chang, designs, manufactures and markets advanced system board technology.  Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers worldwide.  Over the last decade, Tyan has consistently been one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States.  Tyan was named to the prestigious INC 500 in 1997 and 1998 (19th fastest growing U.S. company in 1997).  Tyan was also ranked by Deloitte & Touche as one of the USA's "Fast 500", as well as one of Silicon Valley's "Fast 50" companies in 1998.

About ATI

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 markets. With 2001 revenues in excess of US $1 billion, ATI has more than 1,900 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).

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