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New AMD Chipset to Serve as Foundation for Exceptional Windows® 7 Mainstream Platform

  • 05 August, 2009 15:50

<p><em>- AMD 785G chipsets designed for cost-conscious consumers looking for advanced
gaming, entertainment and multi-tasking experiences -</em><br/>
<br/>
<strong>What</strong>: <a href="#" title="http://www.amd.com/uk/Pages/AMDHomePage.aspx">AMD
</a> (NYSE:AMD), an industry leader in chipset technology, today announced the
AMD 785G chipset. Designed to be at the core of the ultimate mainstream PC for
Windows® 7, it features ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 graphics technology for
vibrant colors and life-like visuals, stunning DirectX® 10.1 gaming, and multi-core
processing for a seamless experience on Windows 7-capable systems.<br/>
<br/>
<strong>Why</strong>: Strong Windows 7 <a href="#" title="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/062609-windows-7-pre-orders-grab-amazons.html">pre-order
sales</a> shows consumers are looking to change their existing PC experience.
When combined with AMD Athlon™ II processors, the resulting platform delivers
an excellent Windows 7 experience that is ideal for HD entertainment, gaming and
managing a digital lifestyle.<br/>
<br/>
<strong>Benefits</strong>: PC platforms with the new AMD 785G chipset strike an
excellent balance between performance, features and stability to help consumers
fully take advantage of what Windows® 7 can offer. This platform includes
the following features:<br/>
•DirectX 10.1 support for the latest games<br/>
•UVD2 for accelerated, GPU-enabled, decoding<br/>
•First AMD chipset with ATI Stream technology for amazingly fast video transcoding
and application performance<br/>
•Advanced technology to keep your PC running cool and quiet<br/>
•Latest support for HDMI 1.3 and DisplayPort<br/>
•SidePort Memory support for DDR3/DDR2 performance cache<br/>
•Hard disk performance improvements with RAID support<br/>
•Broad partner availability<br/>
<br/>
<strong>Resources</strong><br/>
•Download the entire media presentation <a href="#" title="http://drop.io/AMD785GChipsetPressMaterials">here</a>
for additional details<br/>
•Follow all news from the AMD Desktop team on Twitter at <a href="#" title="http://twitter.com/amddesktop">@AMDDesktop</a><br/>
•Read more from AMD bloggers about <a href="#" title="http://blogs.amd.com/home/">AMD
at Home</a><br/>
•Check out what they have to say about <a href="#" title="http://blogs.amd.com/play/">AMD
at Play</a><br/>
•Product logo can be found at the <a href="#" title="http://www.flickr.com/photos/amd_unprocessed/">AMD
Unprocessed Flickr page</a><br/>
<br/>
<strong>About AMD</strong> <br/>
Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated
to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the next generation
of computing and graphics solutions at work, home and play. For more information,
visit <a href="#">http://www.amd.com</a>.<font size="1"><br/>
<br/>
©2009 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, ATI, the ATI
logo, AMD Athlon, Radeon, and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced
Micro Devices, Inc. DirectX, Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the US and other jurisdictions. Other names are for informational
purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.</font><br/>
<br/>
PR CONTACT<br/>
Renato Catalan<br/>
Gap Marketing and Management Pty Ltd<br/>
Website: <a href="#">www.gapmarketing.com.au</a> <br/></p>

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