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ATi almost no longer wants to produce graphics cards

ATi almost no longer wants to produce graphics cards

The Canadian graphics chip manufacturer, which until the release of the Radeon 7500 or 8500 last year only installed the manufactured chips on its own graphics cards, wants to limit itself to the development of the chips in the future, like nVidia, and the rest of the work to third-party manufacturers left.

At the end of the current year one wants to be able to read in the statistics that a maximum of 10% of the graphics cards with ATi chips were also completely manufactured by ATi - that is the official target. According to rumors, the production of the Radeon 7500 series has already been discontinued and the company is now limited to the high-end solution Radeon 8500 and the Radeon 7200, which are very popular in the OEM segment.

The task of In the future, graphics card production with ATi chips will mainly take over Hercules and Gigabyte, whereby the Radeon 7200 will slowly but surely disappear from the market, as it is based on the same technology as the 7500 variant.