ATI Delays Next-Gen Graphics Processors Family

ATI Technologies confirmed during the last quarter's conference call that its forthcoming graphics processor code-named R520 has been delayed, however, reassured investors and analysts that this Fall it would have a lineup of visual processing units produced using 90nm process technology. The news came right after commercial launch of NVIDIA's GeForce 7800 GTX graphics chip, the fastest performing graphics accelerator to date.

ATI R520 Delayed, but "Under Control"

"In the case of the R520 we have seen some delay. Particularly, we need to deal with a new technology at the high-end. It's a combination of both architectural and [process] technology bring up. We have this well under control now. As Patrick described, we've taken a cautious position to not to consider revenues in our Q4 for our 90nm line," said David Orton, the CEO of ATI.

News source: X-bit labs

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