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AMD Brings Next-Generation HD Gaming and Multimedia Features to the Mainstream

  • 20 January, 2010 15:20

<p><em>ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 is the first graphics card with support for Microsoft
DirectX® 11 and ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology for under $170</em><br/>
<br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong>AMD today introduced the
ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 graphics card, the latest addition to the award-winning
line-up of the world’s first and only graphics products to fully support
Microsoft DirectX® 11 gaming and computing, as well as new innovations such
as ATI Eyefinity technology. <br/>
<strong><font size="5">· </font></strong>“AMD recently celebrated
the shipment of its two millionth DirectX 11 graphics chip. AMD has already
enabled DirectX® 11 support for the majority of the PC market and today’s
introduction of the ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 graphics card is yet another clear
indication of AMD’s commitment to address the strong market demand for
DirectX 11-capable graphics cards,” said Matt Skynner, vice president
and general manager, AMD Graphics Group. <br/>
<strong><font size="5">· </font></strong>“DICE prides itself on
delivering the best possible experience to gamers, and ATI Radeon™ graphics
cards help us to do that with Battlefield: Bad Company™ 2 through the
use of DirectX® 11 and our Frostbite engine,” said Johan Andersson.
</em><br/>
<br/>
<strong>Sydney, Australia: January 18, 2010</strong> — AMD today introduced
the ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 graphics card, the latest addition to the award-winning
line-up of the world’s first and only graphics products to fully support
Microsoft DirectX® 11 gaming and computing, as well as new innovations such
as ATI Eyefinity technology. Priced at less than USD $100 the ATI Radeon™
HD 5670 graphics card enables a superior HD gaming experience in the latest
DirectX® 11 titles, employs ATI Stream technology to boost performance in
video playback and productivity applications, and helps enable the full Microsoft
Windows® 7 experience.<br/>
<br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Big performance, small
price: The ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 graphics card delivers up to 620 GigaFLOPS
of compute power and GDDR5 memory, delivering unprecedented gaming performance
for under USD $100 in the latest DirectX® 11 titles such as Codemaster’s
Colin McRae™: DiRT® 2™, EA Phenomic’s BattleForge™
, GSC Game World’s S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Call of Pripyat™ and Battlefield:
Bad Company™ 2 as well as DirectX® 9, DirectX® 10, DirectX®
10.1 and OpenGL titles. In some of today’s most popular games, the ATI
Radeon™ HD 5670 graphics processor showed a more than 20 percent performance
improvement over the closest competing product in its class. <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Panoramic computing
hits the mainstream: The latest in ATI Eyefinity technology enables up to three
displays to be used with a single ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 graphics card4,
delivering the most immersive gaming experience with a graphics card for under
AU $170. <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Accelerate with ATI
Stream technology: ATI Stream technology speeds up video transcoding and improves
video playback performance with applications such as Adobe Flash, and helps
to deliver video enhancements that produce better visual quality with sharper,
more vibrant images.<br/>
<br/>
“AMD recently celebrated the shipment of its two millionth DirectX 11
graphics chip. AMD has already enabled DirectX® 11 support for the majority
of the PC market and today’s introduction of the ATI Radeon™ HD
5670 graphics card is yet another clear indication of AMD’s commitment
to address the strong market demand for DirectX 11-capable graphics cards,”
said Matt Skynner, vice president and general manager, AMD Graphics Group. “Combined
with the successful launches of the ATI Radeon™ HD 5970, ATI Radeon™
HD 5800 series and ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 series, AMD has defined the DirectX
11 gaming experience like no other, bringing graphics innovations like ATI Eyefinity
technology and ATI Stream technology to millions of consumers worldwide.<br/>
<br/>
“DICE prides itself on delivering the best possible experience to gamers,
and ATI Radeon™ graphics cards help us to do that with Battlefield: Bad
Company™ 2 through the use of DirectX® 11 and our Frostbite engine,”
said Johan Andersson. “The fact that AMD has now shipped two million DirectX®
11 graphics processors demonstrates how excited gamers are by the awesome performance
and feature set of the latest ATI Radeon™ products.”<br/>
<br/>
<strong>Product and Pricing Summary:</strong><br/>
Vendor: AMD<br/>
Product name : ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 <br/>
RRP: $169<br/>
Website: <a href="#">www.amd.com<br/>
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</a><strong>Supporting Resources</strong><br/>
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<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Pictures: See photos
of the ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 graphics card, on Flickr <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Product page: ATI Radeon™
graphics product information <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Product page: Discover
a new realm of panoramic computing with ATI Eyefinity technology <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Video: It’s so
easy to upgrade your PC’s graphics, even a monkey can do it <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Video: See the performance
difference DirectX® 11 makes in EA Phenomic’s BattleForge™,
on YouTube <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Video: Game developers
share their thoughts on DirectX® 11, on YouTube <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Learn more about DirectX®
11: See the difference it can make, on AMD GAME! <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em> Twitter: Follow AMD
graphics news on Twitter at @ATIGraphics <br/>
<em><strong><font size="5">· </font></strong></em>Facebook: Become a
fan of AMD technology on Facebook<br/>
<br/>
<strong>About AMD </strong><br/>
Advanced Micro Devices 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>.
<br/>
<br/>
<font size="1">AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, ATI, the ATI logo, Radeon, and combinations
thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for
informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.<br/>
1. SEP of ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 512 MB is USD $95.<br/>
2. ATI Stream technology works with applications that have been specifically
encoded to take advantage of<br/>
its features and functionality.<br/>
3. In games including FEAR (4xAA, 8xAF), Unreal Tournament 2 (4xAA, 8xAF), Prey
(4xAA, 8xAF), Riddick - AoDA [4xAA 8xAF], Chronicles of Riddick AoDA (no settings;
4xAA, 8xAF; 8xAA, 16xAF), ET: Quake Wars [4xAA 8xAF], World in Conflict (no
settings; 4xAA, 8xAF; 8xAA, 16xAF), Devil May Cry 4 (no settings; 4xAA, 8xAF;
8xAA, 16xAF) and Battleforge(no settings; 4xAA, 8xAF; 8xAA, 16xAF), the ATI
Radeon HD 5670 graphics card delivers game performance that is at least 20%
faster than the competition. Based on internal testing, using AMD Phenom X3
8650 processor (B3 2.3 GHz), Gigabyte MA790GP/ASUS M3N-HT DLX motherboard, 2GB
DDR2-800 (timings 5-5-5-12), Windows 7 RTM x64, ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics,
1GB GDDR5 775e/1000m, 8.69 ATI driver or Nvidia GT 240 512 MB GDDR5 550e/1340sc/850m,
195.55 Beta driver. All benchmark data based on 1680x1050 resolution.<br/>
4. To enable more than two displays you require one or more panels with a DisplayPort
connector or an active DisplayPort adapter. The number of attachable monitors
will vary based on model and operating system</font>.<br/>
<br/>
<strong>PR Contact</strong><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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