- Mar 15, 2002
Ok am I dreaming or am I to understand that the new ATI Radeon 8500/DV will be able to output 1920x1080 resolution to a HDTV when they release there DVI to Component converter. ATI lists one of the screen resolutions of 1920x1080 on there website. Also the following was taken from there FAQ?
Q10: Is component output enabled with the initial shipment? When is it available? How do I get component output?
A10: No, component output will not be available with the initial shipment of the ALL-IN-WONDER® RADEON™ 8500. It will be available in 2002. You will be able to purchase an upgrade package from ATI with an adapter to connect your graphics card to your HDTV through YPbPr.
Q11: What modes will the component output support?
A11: The component output will support HDTV 480i, 480p, 720p and 1080i. For DVD and Macrovision protected material ATI will support 480i and 480p. The ALL-IN-WONDER® RADEON™ 8500 supports both Interlaced and progressive scan HDTV.
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