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12/27/10AMD Announces Change in Accounting Treatment for Its Investment in GLOBALFOUNDRIES
AMD, ATIC and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Amend and Restate Shareholders' and Funding Agreements SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 27, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that starting the first fiscal quarter of 2011, the Company will begin accounting for its investment in GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. under the cost method and will no longer recognize any share of GLOBALFOUNDRIES' net income (loss) in its statements of operations. Details regarding this change in accounting treatment will be p... 
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12/21/10AMD to Report Results for the Fiscal Quarter and Year Ending December 25, 2010 on January 20, 2011
SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 21, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will report the results of its fiscal quarter and year ending Dec. 25, 2010 during a conference call on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm EST/ 2:00 pm PST. All interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to a real-time audio webcast of the teleconference on AMD's Web site at http://quarterlyearnings.amd.com. The webcast will be available for 10 days after the conference call. Abou... 
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12/16/10Technology Industry Veteran David Tang to Lead AMD Greater China
Former Nokia and 3Com Executive Brings More Than 20 Years of Experience in Driving Successful Computing Businesses in China BEIJING, Dec 15, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that David Tang will join the company as senior vice president, AMD, and president of AMD Greater China. He is expected to start Feb. 1, 2011 and will be responsible for executing a single, integrated corporate strategy for all of AMD's business in the Greater China region. He will repor... 
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12/16/10Channel Support Geared Up for First AMD Fusion Family of APUs
"Brazos" and "eBrazos" Based Motherboards Equipped for Q1 Availability SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 16, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a strong lineup of motherboard products for AMD's 2011 low-power mobile platform (code-named "Brazos") and the AMD Embedded G-Series platform for embedded systems (code-named "eBrazos"), both based on the first AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). The 2011 low-power mobile platforms feature the new 18-watt AMD E-Series AP... 
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12/15/10AMD Launches Its Most Advanced Enthusiast GPU Ever, AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6900 Series Graphics
Enhanced Second-Generation Architecture Supporting DirectX(R) 11, New Image Quality Features, AMD Eyefinity Multi-Display Technology and up to 2GB of Graphics Memory for High-Resolution Gaming SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 15, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6900 series graphics, its most advanced enthusiast GPU representing the intelligent choice for enthusiast gamers. The AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6900 series of graphics cards provides gamers with an enhan... 
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12/14/10AMD Fusion Developer Summit Issues Call for Presentation Proposals on Heterogeneous Computing
AMD Invites Application Developer Community to Collaborate on Open Standards; Access New Market Opportunities by Advancing APU and GPU Computing SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 14, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Today the AMD (NYSE: AMD) Fusion Developer Summit conference board issued a call for presentation proposals from software development leaders in heterogeneous and GPU computing. The inaugural AMD Fusion Developer Summit (AFDS) will be held June 13-16, 2011 in Bellevue, Washington. Presentatio... 
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12/13/10"Best Ever" AMD Catalyst(TM) Software Release Continues AMD's Reputation as the Industry's Most Stable and Reliable Graphics Experience
New User Interface Designed to Make Customization of Image Quality and Features Such as AMD Eyefinity Technology Easier Than Ever Before SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 13, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced AMD Catalyst(TM) graphics drivers have been independently verified as providing the most stable and reliable experience in the industry, and introduced an intuitive user interface. The new user interface is available for the full suite of AMD Radeon(TM) drivers support... 
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12/7/10AMD Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer for Its 7.75% Senior Notes Due 2020 for Registered Notes
SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 07, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it has commenced a registered exchange offer to exchange up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.75% Senior Notes due 2020 which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Registered Notes"), for any and all of its outstanding 7.75% Senior Notes due 2020 which were issued in a private placement (the "Private Notes"). The sole purpose of the exchange off... 
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12/7/10AMD Introduces Its Fastest Six-Core and Dual-Core Desktop Processors to Enhance High-Definition Entertainment Experiences
AMD Phenom(TM) II Black Edition Processors to Power Performance PCs SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 07, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --What: AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced two new "Black Edition" processors including AMD's new flagship six-core desktop processor. These processors join AMD's award-winning 8-series chipset and recently launched AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6000 series graphics for PCs that deliver vivid high-definition experiences in 3D with GPU-accelerated multimedia performance. With the... 
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12/1/10AMD and Industry Leaders Demonstrate ATI FirePro(TM) Professional Graphics Momentum at Autodesk University 2010
New Certifications and Plug-Ins Further Improve Performance in Autodesk AutoCAD(R) and 3ds Max(R) LAS VEGAS, NV, Dec 01, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is exhibiting at Autodesk University 2010 in Las Vegas demonstrating its latest ATI FirePro(TM) professional graphics products for CAD and Digital Content Creation (DCC) users. Autodesk University participants can experience AMD's comprehensive family of 3D, multi-view 2D, and mobility graphics products that offers... 
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11/23/10AMD and Coulomb Technologies Help Develop the Burgeoning Electric Vehicle Market in Austin and Silicon Valley
AMD Installs EV Charging Stations at Its Austin, TX Campus and Plans to Install Stations at Silicon Valley Site in 2011 SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 23, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Coulomb Technologies, Inc. today announced AMD has installed three Coulomb-manufactured ChargePoint(R) electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its Austin "Lone Star" campus for employees, and plans to install additional stations at its Sunnyvale campus in spring 2011. The Austin ChargePoint sta... 
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11/19/10AMD to Present at Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 19, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert, chief financial officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference at 11:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 in Scottsdale, Arizona. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 24 hours after the conclusion of the live event a... 
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11/17/10ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Graphics Card Wins Prestigious Popular Science 2010 Best of What's New Award
AMD Eyefinity Technology Revolutionized the PC Visual Experience SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 17, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card, driving up to six monitors by way of the revolutionary AMD Eyefinity multi-display Technology, was selected as a 2010 winner of the Popular Science Best of What's New Award. "The ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card opened the door to a new era in ... 
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11/16/10AMD's 16-Core "Interlagos" Server Processor Named a "Top New Product to Watch" for High Performance Computing
SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 16, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its upcoming 16-core server platform based on the "Bulldozer" core has been selected by the editors of HPCWire as one of the top 5 new products or technologies to watch in 2011. AMD was also selected as one of the top vendors to watch, and the highly technical readership of HPCWire named the AMD Opteron(TM) 6100 Series processor ("Magny-Cours") as a top new product. "The HPC community demands th... 
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11/15/10AMD Joins MeeGo Linux Open Source Project for Next-Generation Mobile, Embedded Platforms
AMD to Contribute Engineering Resources to Help Drive Linux-Based Open Source Operating System DUBLIN, IRELAND, Nov 15, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --At the MeeGo Conference 2010, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has joined The Linux Foundation's MeeGo open source Linux project, and will provide engineering expertise intended to help establish the technical foundations for next-generation mobile platforms and embedded devices. "MeeGo represents an exciting, open-source mobile ope... 
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11/15/10AMD Reinforces HPC Leadership With CPU and GPU Technology at SC10
More Top 50 Supercomputers Rely on AMD Technology Than Any Other Processor Vendor NEW ORLEANS, LA, Nov 15, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --At Supercomputing 2010 (SC10), AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announces that 24 of the top 50 fastest supercomputers ranked in the bi-annual TOP500 list are using AMD's CPU and/or GPU technology, including half of the top 10. 59 supercomputers in the TOP500 list are now taking advantage of the massive compute power offered by AMD Opteron(TM) platforms, includi... 
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11/11/10Game Development-Based Education Gets Another Lift With Latest AMD Foundation Grant to Institute of Play
AMD Changing the Game Impact Channel Will Serve as a Youth Online Game Design Community Within Gamestar Mechanic Platform SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 11, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Foundation, in support of AMD Changing the Game, has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Institute of Play for the creation of a social impact game community within the Gamestar Mechanic game development platform. Gamestar Mechanic, published through a partnership between Inst... 
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11/9/10AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units Win CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Award
New Approach to Processor Design Recognized by Panel of Independent Industrial Designers, Engineers and Media SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 09, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --What: AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has been named a winner of the International CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Award for its Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) in the Computer Hardware category. Products entered in this program are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engine... 
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11/9/10AMD Details a Vivid Future of Computing at Annual Financial Analyst Day
SUNNYVALE, CA, Nov 09, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --At its annual Financial Analyst Day, AMD (NYSE: AMD) demonstrated how its unique combination of CPU and GPU computing technologies on a single die will enable breakthrough capabilities in an innovative processor design with planned OEM system availability in early 2011. AMD executives detailed how this new class of processor, AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), is poised to create a sustained position of advantage by powerin... 
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10/21/10AMD Aims to Deliver "Perfect Graphics Cards" for Gamers With New AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6800 Series
Next-Generation Graphics Cards Introduce Unprecedented Levels of Game Performance, Best-in-Class Energy Efficiency, and an Unmatched Feature Set Starting at $179(1) SUNNYVALE, CA, Oct 21, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the next generation of PC gaming, the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6800 series, designed to be "perfect graphics cards" for gamers by delivering unprecedented game performance starting at $179 SEP.(2) The new AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6800 series graphics car... 
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10/19/10AMD Fusion APU Codenamed "Llano" Demonstrated at 6th Annual AMD Technical Forum & Exhibition 2010
First Public Demonstration of 32nm "Llano" Unveils High-Performance AMD Fusion APU's Heterogeneous Computing Power for Taiwan Ecosystem Partners TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Oct 19, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --At the 6th Annual AMD Technical Forum & Exhibition (TFE) 2010, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today showcased for its ecosystem partners the first public demonstration of the forthcoming AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) codenamed "Llano," designed for notebook, ultrathin and desktop PCs. AM... 
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10/14/10AMD Reports Third Quarter Results
SUNNYVALE, CA, Oct 14, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) -- AMD revenue $1.62 billion, 2 percent sequential decrease and 16 percent increase year-over-year -- Net loss $118 million, net loss per share $0.17, operating income $128 million -- Non-GAAP(1,2) net income $108 million, EPS $0.15, operating income $144 million -- Gross margin 46 percent AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced revenue for the third quarter of 2010 of $1.62 billion, a net loss of $1... 
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10/6/10AMD Extends AMD Fusion Partner Program to Distributors
AMD Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of AMD Fusion Partner Program and Launches New Distributor Track and AMD Rewards Program BARCELONA, SPAIN, Oct 06, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Today at the Canalys Channels Forum in Barcelona, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is marking the one-year anniversary of the AMD Fusion Partner Program with the introduction of the AMD Fusion Partner Program distributor track. The expanded program will provide distributor partners access to all of the benefits within the AMD... 
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9/29/10Expanded Channel Support Drives Availability of AMD Opteron(TM) 6100 Series-Based Products for HPC, Enterprise and SMB Environments
Renowned Research Institutions Select AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series-based Supercomputers for Scientific Research SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD today announced additional infrastructure and channel support for its AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series platform, the world's first 8- and 12-core x86 processor, addressing the needs of server customers worldwide with its unprecedented price/performance/watt.1 Since introducing the AMD Opteron 600... 
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9/29/10AMD Foundation Collaborates With PBS Affiliate KLRN and Whyville.net to Bring Game Development to Youth in the Virtual World
- Program will enable more than six million registered players to build in-world creative games focusing on social issues - SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD today announced that the AMD Foundation, in support of AMD Changing the Game, has awarded a grant to San Antonio, TX PBS affiliate KLRN to help enable youth to create games around social issues in Whyville.net, the oldest learning-based virtual world on the Internet. In ... 
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9/23/10AMD Updates Third Quarter Outlook
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that it expects revenue for the quarter ending September 25, 2010 to be in the range of down one to four percent as compared to revenue of $1.65 billion for the quarter ended June 26, 2010. The sequential decrease is due to weaker than expected demand, particularly in the consumer notebook market in Western Europe and North America. AMD will report third quarter 2... 
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9/21/10New Tools Simplify Development for AMD Embedded Platforms
SAGE SmartProbe allows early testing, delivers complete view of an AMD technology-based embedded system with a single connector BOSTON, Sep 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --At the Embedded Systems Conference today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) showcased a significant new tool suite in conjunction with Sage Electronic Engineering. The new Sage SmartProbe, designed specifically for AMD Embedded Solutions, gives software engineers a hardware interface to evaluate the system ... 
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9/21/10AMD Introduces New Six Core Processor and Expanded Desktop Processor Lineup
AMD Erases Excuses For Delaying Your PC Purchase SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD): What:AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced new arrivals to its processor line giving more reasons than ever to upgrade to the visual experience of a new PC featuring VISION Technology from AMD. These processors join AMD's award winning AMD 8-series chipset and ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5000 series graphics for PCs that combine stu... 
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9/15/10Valve(R) and AMD Team Up to Provide Gamers with Easy ATI Catalyst(TM) Driver Updates on Steam
Helps ensure gamers always have the most up-to-date drivers with the AMD auto-notification feature directly on the Steam platform SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its collaboration with Valve to deliver ATI Catalyst(TM) graphics driver updates via its Steam platform, a leading platform for PC games and digital entertainment. Steam users can now detect and install the latest ATI Catalyst driver for their ... 
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9/10/10AMD to Demonstrate Next Generation PC Experience Powered by AMD Fusion APU Codenamed "Zacate"
-- Sneak peek of stunning HD video streaming, immersive online gaming, and accelerated Internet browsing on "Zacate" APU-based platforms slated for next week -- SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Next week in San Francisco,AMD (NYSE: AMD) will unveil the first North America public demonstrations of its AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) codenamed "Zacate," a new dual-core, 18-watt TDP processor containing discrete-level ... 
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9/9/10AMD Introduces ATI FirePro(TM) V9800 - the First and Only Professional Graphics Card Capable of Powering Six Independent Displays
Designed for the Demands of Digital Content Creators with Support for up to Six Monitors Using ATI Eyefinity Technology AMSTERDAM, Sep 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --This week at IBC 2010 in Amsterdam, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is introducing the newest member of the ATI FirePro(TM) family, the ATI FirePro(TM) V9800- the most powerful professional graphics card AMD has ever created, featuring support for up to six monitors with ATI Eyefinity technolog... 
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9/1/10AMD Technology Allows Studio to Slice Through Special Effects Work in New "Machete" Film
Robert Rodriguez Harnesses the Power of AMD Hardware to Revitalize the Action Genre SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today unveiled its close collaboration with Troublemaker Studios to produce the striking visual effects for the action epic "Machete", a project for the studio that saw the Troublemaker team finalize more than 500 shots, a personal best made possible with AMD graphics and computing technology. Dire... 
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8/31/10New 4P Server by IBM Joins Record-Breaking AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series-Based Server Portfolio
AMD Systems from Acer, Dell, HP and IBM on Display at VMworld SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series platform, which redefined the server market by stripping away the long-standing "4P Tax" while driving record 2P and 4P performance, continues to add worldwide OEM partner platforms. Today IBM joins AMD's global OEM partners, adding its x3755 M3 platform to a broad and powerful AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform portf... 
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8/31/10AMD Graphics Business Announces Expanded Ecosystem for ATI Eyefinity Technology
Top-to-Bottom DirectX(R) 11 Support, Design Wins and Broader Selection of Partner Offerings for ATI Eyefinity Experience Help Strengthen AMD Discrete Graphics Market Leadership SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that a number of technology partners soon plan to release an inexpensive Single Link DisplayPort-to-DVI adapter. The addition of the adapter to the burgeoning ATI Eyefinity ecosystem comes on... 
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8/30/10AMD to Present at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Global Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that Chekib Akrout, senior vice president & general manager, technology group, will present a keynote address at the First Annual GLOBALFOUNDRIES Global Technology Conference 9:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 in Santa Clara, California. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A ... 
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8/26/10AMD to Present at Citi Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert, chief financial officer, will present at the Citi Technology Conference at 2:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 in New York, New York. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 24 hours after the conclusion of the ... 
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8/24/10AMD Sets New Mark in x86 Innovation with First Detailed Disclosures of Two New Core Designs
Low-Power "Bobcat" and High-Performance "Bulldozer" Pave the Way to Upcoming CPU and AMD Fusion APU Designs PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Today at HOT CHIPS 22, AMD (NYSE: AMD) will reveal new details on its two next-generation x86 processor core implementations, including AMD's unique approach to high-performance, multi-threaded computing, as well as a sub-one-watt capable low-power design. The two new designs, codenamed "Bu... 
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8/24/10AMD and TigerDirect Host Simulcast to Unveil the VISION Experience Center
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD): WHAT: AMD (NYSE:AMD) is deploying the next chapter in Retail 2.0 evolution with the introduction of the VISION Experience Center (VEC) by AMD during a simulcast and do-it-yourself computer system build. The simulcast will be hosted by Tony Fernandez-Stoll, director of Regional Marketing, AMD and George Ali, vice president of Merchandising, Components & DIY, TigerDirect The VEC is... 
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8/23/10AMD Announces Completion of the Tender Offer for its 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it has completed its offer to purchase for cash, on a pro rata basis, up to $800,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (the "notes"), at a purchase price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 of the principal amount of such notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon. Pursuant to the offer, $1,528,656,000... 
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8/23/10AMD Appoints Donald Newell as Server Chief Technology Officer
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Donald Newell as vice president and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Server. A distinguished engineer with more than 20 patents filed, Newell previously served as a senior principle engineer leading the System-on-Chip (SoC) and datacenter networking architecture groups within Intel Labs before joining AMD to lead its server roadmap and platform design progra... 
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8/12/10AMD Spurs Software Development to Benefit from Heterogeneous Compute Architectures and APUs
ATI Stream SDK v2.2 Enables Next-Generation Computing Experiences; Delivers OpenCL(TM) 1.1 Support SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of the ATI Stream Software Development Kit (SDK) v2.2 with full OpenCL(TM) 1.1 support to provide developers with the tools they need to build incredible next-generation applications. By taking advantage of both CPU and GPU processing power in a given syst... 
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8/6/10Apple's New iMac & Mac Pro Powered by Award-Winning ATI Radeon Graphics Solutions from AMD
Leading ATI Radeon(TM) cards Power New Apple(R) iMac(R) Computers SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that Apple has selected the world renowned ATI Radeon(TM) graphics solutions for the new line of Apple(R) iMac(R) and Mac Pro(R) tower. Now featured in Apple Stores as well as online retail, ATI Radeon graphics offer outstanding power and performance as the standard configuration for the new iMac and Mac P... 
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7/30/10AMD Announces Completion of Exchange Offer of Its 8.125% Senior Notes Due 2017 for Registered Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has completed its offer to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for any and all of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 that were issued in a private placement (the "Private Notes"). $499,200,000 of the ou... 
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7/26/10AMD Leads the Way at SIGGRAPH 2010 with Performance Gains and Comprehensive ISV Certifications
- ATI FirePro(TM) Graphics Offer Value, Extra Performance and Reliability for Digital Content Creation Community - LOS ANGELES, Jul 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Today at SIGGRAPH 2010, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that its latest generation of ATI FirePro(TM) professional graphics cards have received 47 application certifications from leading ISVs. In addition, a soon to be released beta driver is expected to deliver considerable performance gains on... 
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7/26/10AMD Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.75% Senior Notes due 2020 in a private offering. AMD intends to close the transaction on or around August 4, 2010. AMD estimates that the net proceeds from the issuance and sale of the senior notes will be approximately $489.8 million after deducting the initial purchaser... 
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7/26/10AMD Announces Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it intends to commence an offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2020 in a private offering. AMD intends to use the net proceeds, along with existing cash, to purchase up to $800,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 va... 
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7/26/10AMD Commences Tender Offer for its 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it commenced a cash tender offer for up to $800,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (the "notes"). AMD intends to finance the purchase of the notes tendered in the tender offer with the net proceeds from the closing of AMD's private offering of $500,000,000 aggregate principal a... 
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7/26/10AMD Unlocks 3D Internet Potential with OpenGL ES 2.0 Driver
-- AMD First to Deliver OpenGL(R) ES Driver for PC and Workstation Graphics, Supporting Forthcoming WebGL Standard -- LOS ANGELES, Jul 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --At SIGGRAPH 2010, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of the first software driver for desktop computing environments to support the WebGL industry standard, which is designed to bring plugin-free 3D graphics to the Internet. The AMD OpenGL(R) ES 2.0 driver is intended to ... 
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7/23/10AMD Announces Extension of Exchange Offer of its 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 for Registered Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that its pending offer to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") any and all of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 that were issued in a private placement (the "Private Notes") for 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, currently scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 22, 2010, has been extended until 5:00 p.m., New York City... 
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7/15/10AMD Reports Record Second Quarter Revenue
AMD revenue $1.65 billion, 5 percent sequential increase and 40 percent increase year-over-year Net loss $43 million, net loss per share $0.06, operating income $125 million Non-GAAP1,2 net income $83 million, EPS $0.11, operating income $138 million Gross margin 45 percent SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2010 of $1.65 billion, a net loss of $43 million, or $0.06 per share, and operating income of... 
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7/9/10AMD Technology Helps Bring "Predators" to Life on the Big Screen
Troublemaker Studios, Led by Acclaimed Director Robert Rodriguez, Transforms Imagination into Reality with AMD SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that Troublemaker Studios utilized Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors and ATI FirePro(TM) graphics accelerators to create animations and special effects for the new film "Predators," now in theaters. Produced and executive directed by acclaimed film maker, Robe... 
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7/6/10ATI FirePro(TM) 3D Professional Graphics and ATI Eyefinity Technology Power Dell Precision Workstations
ATI FirePro graphics cards support OpenGL 4.0, DirectX 11, and ATI Eyefinity technology, driving up to three monitors for maximum productivity1 SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that ATI FirePro(TM) V7800, ATI FirePro(TM) V5800 and ATI FirePro(TM) V4800professional graphics cards power Dell Precision workstations, a product line popular with engineers and digital content creation profession... 
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7/5/10Activate! Game Development Curriculum to Teach Game Design to Nearly 500 Students at Dandelion Middle School in Beijing
- Activate! Workshop Represents First AMD Changing the Game Deployment in China - SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Activate!, an interactive Web site that enables kids to easily design and program video games, has been translated into Mandarin and is being deployed at the not-for-profit Dandelion Middle School in Beijing. Activate! is primarily targeted for children ages 13-15 and is being us... 
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7/1/10AMD Second Quarter 2010 Results To Be Announced On July 15
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 5:00 pm EDT/ 2:00 pm PDT to discuss the results of its fiscal second quarter ended June 26, 2010. All interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the real-time audio webcast of the teleconference over the Internet through AMD's Web site at http://quarterlyearnings.amd.com. ... 
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6/23/10AMD Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer for its 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 for Registered Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jun 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it has commenced a registered exchange offer to exchange up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Exchange Notes"), for any and all of its outstanding 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 which were issued in a private placement (the "Private Notes"). The sol... 
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6/23/10Newest AMD FireStream(TM) GPU Compute Accelerators Deliver Almost 2x1 Single and Double Precision Peak Performance and Performance Per Watt Over Last Generation
AMD FireStream(TM) 9370 Offers Third Generation Double Precision Support; AMD FireStream(TM) 9350 is Industry's Only Single-Slot PCIe(R) Accelerator SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jun 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the launch of the AMD FireStream(TM) 9350 and 9370 GPU compute accelerators, delivering industry leading performance and power efficiency to the commercial, scientific and academic research markets.2 With up to 2.64 TFLOPS of ... 
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6/23/10New AMD Opteron(TM) 4000 Series Platform is the First Designed for Unique Needs of Cloud and Hyperscale Data Centers
World's lowest power-per-core server processor offers exceptional cost efficiency, platform flexibility Available with extended longevity for embedded systems SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --At the GigaOm Structure Cloud Computing and Internet Infrastructure conference, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of the new AMD Opteron(TM) 4000 Series platform. This is the first server platform designed from the beginning to meet the spe... 
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6/17/10AMD Image Quality Beats Competition By Up To 87 Percent in HQV 2.0 Image Quality Benchmark
AMD Hardware, ATI Catalyst(TM) 10.6 and Adobe(R) Flash(R) Player 10.1 Enable Superior Image Quality for Video Playback and Streaming Online Video SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jun 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Every minute, more than 24 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube indicating that image qualityis an increasingly important part of the PC experience.1 With this in mind, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced improvements to its ATI Catalyst(TM) 10.6 driver su... 
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6/8/10AMD Announces 2010 Financial Analyst Day Date Change
- Financial Analyst Day To Be Held On November 9 - SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jun 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that it has changed the date of its Financial Analyst Day to Nov. 9, 2010. Previously, the event was scheduled for Nov. 11, 2010. The event will be held at the company's Sunnyvale headquarters. About AMD Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated to collaborating with customers and techno... 
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6/3/10AMD Announces Activate! Game Design Web Site, Bringing Power of Game Development to Youth Worldwide
Activate! to be Translated to Mandarin and Deployed at Not-for-Profit Intranet at Dandelion Middle School in Beijing This Summer SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jun 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the launch of Activate!, an interactive Web site primarily targeted for children ages 13-15 that enables kids to easily design and program video games. Activate! was created by PETLab and funded by a $77,000 AMD Foundation grant i... 
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6/1/10AMD Demonstrates World's First Fusion APU at Computex 2010
AMD Fusion technology preview offers glimpse into a sleeker, cooler, more vivid future for the computing experience; CPU and GPU on a single chip AMD extends leadership with new desktops and notebooks powered by VISION technology TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --At Computex 2010, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today delivered the first public demonstration of an AMD Fusion processor, initiating the accelerated processing era. The AMD FusionTM ... 
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6/1/10AMD Invests in the Future of AMD Fusion(TM) APU Technology
Strategic Investment Funds Available for Select Companies Accelerating Visual and Computational PC Experiences TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the AMD Fusion Fund, a program to support development of new, enhanced consumer digital experiences by helping to further advance an ecosystem that promotes CPU and GPU collaborative computing. The Fusion Fund was created to initiate strategic investments in compan... 
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5/31/10AMD Opteron(TM) Processor Again Dominates TOP500
World's Number One System Powered by the AMD Opteron Processor SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) continues to hold the reigning spot on the TOP500 Supercomputer list announced today at the International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany. Jaguar, the world's highest performing system, is a massive, 1.75 petaflop Cray XT5(TM) supercomputer based on the Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processor and features almost a qua... 
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5/27/10AMD to Present at UBS Global Technology & Services Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the UBS Global Technology & Services Conference at 9:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 in New York, New York. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 24 h... 
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5/27/10AMD to Webcast Press Conference Live from Computex 2010
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) will hold a live webcast from Computex 2010 in Taipei, Taiwan on June 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. UTC in Taiwan on June 2). During the press conference, AMD plans to preview PC technology that delivers cutting-edge processing and video power, and allows users to experience vivid web and video content, sharp photos and crystal-clear music. The 90 minute press conference will also feature strategic partners, exciting videos and... 
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5/27/10AMD Appoints Manju Hegde to Lead Fusion Experience Program
Renowned Consumer Technology Leader to Spearhead the Development of Software Applications and Experiences Made Possible by AMD Fusion(TM) Family of APUs SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Manju Hegde as corporate vice president, Fusion Experience Program. A renowned parallel and visual computing innovator, Hegde previously served as vice president of CUDA Technical Marketing at Nvidia before joining AMD to lead the AMD Fusion E... 
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5/17/10AMD and Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Offer Game Technology Program to Hundreds of Youth Club Members
InnovativeClub Tech:Game Tech Program Teaches How to Create Computer Games, While Encouraging the Development of Valuable STEM Skills SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced that the AMD Foundation has awarded a $115,000 grant to BGCA to implement Club Tech: Game Tech, a digital game development program, in four new Boys & Girls Clubs across ... 
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5/12/10PC Manufacturers Triple the Number of Platforms that Feature VISION Technology from AMD1
AMD Refreshes Notebook Platforms and Introduces VISION Technology for Desktop PCs Thirty Percent More Ultrathin Notebooks and 109 New Mainstream Notebooks Based on VISION Technology Scheduled to Arrive in Time for Back-to-School Buyers2 CANNES, France, May 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --From the Cannes Film Festival AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced a complete refresh of its desktop and notebook platforms based on VISION Technology for consumer and commercial customers. Ahead of the biggest buying ... 
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5/6/10AMD and Business Partners Hit the Red Carpet at Cannes
AMD to Announce New Notebook Platform Technology and an Expansion of the VISION Technology Program, Further Simplifying the PC Purchasing Process MUNICH, May 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD): What: AMD (NYSE:AMD) will be showcasing the arrival of new Notebook and Desktop computers featuring VISION Technology from AMD at an event on the Cote D'Azur. Introduced in September 2009, VISION Technology from AMD helps simplify the PC buying experien... 
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5/6/10AMD Recognizes World Class Suppliers
Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Unimicron Technology Corp., and Shinko Electric Industries Co. receive prestigious AMD Pathfinder Awards for excellence in product performance, customer service and reliability SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced six winners of the company's annual World Class Suppliers Program, acknowledging key suppliers that contribute to AMD's business success. The company recognized Silico... 
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5/5/10AMD Hosts Webcast to Launch Next Phase of VISION Technology and Introduce New Notebook Platforms
May 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --On May 12, AMD will be hosting a webcast to introduce the next phase of VISION Technology, as well as refresh its client portfolio with new notebook platforms. Launched in October 2009, VISION was introduced to simplify the buying process for consumers and has experienced great momentum in the first seven months. Please join senior AMD executives and representatives from a number of AMD business partners to discuss the sig... 
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5/5/10AMD to Present at Barclays Capital Global Communications, Media & Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Dirk Meyer, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Barclays Capital Global Communications, Media & Technology Conference at 7:45 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in New York, New York. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approxi... 
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5/4/10AMD Remote Graphics Enable Comprehensive and Secure Desktop Computing Experience from the Datacenter
New ATI FirePro(TM) RG220 graphics card helps IT managers maximize available workspace and helps reduce local power consumption and cooling costs SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a remote graphics option for IT managers seeking to replace existing desktop workstations with energy-efficient thin-client solutions. The ATI FirePro(TM) RG220 graphics card delivers a wide-ranging compute experience fro... 
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5/3/10ATI Stream Update Gives Developers Clear Path to Deliver Next-Generation Experiences with AMD Fusion(TM) Family of APUs
ATI Stream SDK v2.1 brings significant enhancements for developers leveraging OpenCL(TM) on CPUs and GPUs SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of the ATI Stream Software Development Kit (SDK) v2.1, the latest update of its ATI Stream SDK supporting OpenCL(TM) industry standard-based programming on AMD GPUs and x86 CPUs. ATI Stream SDK helps developers accelerate application performance by lev... 
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4/29/10AMD Works with Microsoft and HP to Raise the Bar for 2P Price/Performance with Windows Server(R) 2008 R2
AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series Platform, HP ProLiant DL385 G7 server and Microsoft(R) SQL Server 2008 R2 Drive Next Generation of Data Center Efficiency SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced world-record 2P price/performance scores in the TPC-E and TPC-C benchmark tests for on-line transaction processing. The record-setting scores were achieved on an HP ProLiant DL385 G7 server powered by the new AMD ... 
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4/28/10AMD Expands AMD Changing the Game Initiative to Silicon Valley with Fifth 2010 AMD Foundation Grant
Grant Will Support Schmahl Science Workshops Sustainable Fishing Video Game Project SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Foundation has awarded a $35,000 grant to Schmahl Science Workshops. The grant will be used to develop a sustainable fishing video game to communicate "the danger of over fishing to long-term human survival." This is the fifth grant the AMD Foundation has awarded thi... 
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4/27/10AMD Delivers Elite Visual Computing Performance with Latest Desktop Computing Platform
New AMD Phenom(TM) II X6 Processor, AMD 890FX Chipset and ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5000 Series Graphics Create AMD's Most Powerful Desktop Platform Ever SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD(NYSE: AMD) announced the immediate availability of the AMD Phenom(TM) II X6 processor and AMD 890FX chipset ushering in a new era of immersive 3D entertainment and visualization. Trailblazing consumers seeking immersive 3D entertainment and high definition ... 
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4/26/10AMD Launches New Complete Platforms for Embedded Systems
Low-power, high-performance CPUs, chipsets and graphics deliver numerous new technical options, benefits of x86, and ease of a single source SAN JOSE, Calif., Apr 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --At Embedded Systems Conference today,AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced two new complete platforms for the embedded market, the compact ASB2 platform and the high-performance AM3 platform, that offer myriad combinations of power and performance with up to 74 percent improvement in performance-per-watt over previo... 
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4/26/10AMD Delivers up to Double the Performance Capability1 with New ATI FirePro(TM) Professional Graphics
-- Next-Generation ATI FirePro(TM) Professional Graphics Cards Deliver ATI Eyefinity Technology, Microsoft(R) DirectX(R)11 Support, and OpenGL(R) 4.0 and OpenCL(TM) Support2 across Every Price Point -- SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Following the launch of the ATI FirePro(TM) V8800, the industry's most powerful professional graphics card ever created3, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced new additions to its next-generation ATI FirePro(TM) family - ATI FirePro(TM) V7800, ATI F... 
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4/19/10AMD Reports on Corporate Responsibility for 2009, Building on 15-Year Commitment of Continuous Reporting
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today released a new web hub page and brochure outlining its corporate responsibility performance for 2009, a year that marked strategic changes for the company's business, as well as changes for AMD's approach to corporate responsibility and reporting going forward. AMD is improving transparency of its corporate responsibility reporting by issuing more frequent, timely updates. Also, AMD is providing more efficient access to info... 
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4/15/10AMD Reports Record First Quarter Revenue
AMD1,2 revenue $1.57 billion Net income $257 million, EPS $0.35, operating income $182 million Non-GAAP net income $63 million, EPS $0.09, operating income $130 million Gross margin 47% and non-GAAP gross margin 43% First quarter 2010 results reflect the deconsolidation of GLOBALFOUNDRIES SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced revenue for the first quarter of 2010 of $1.57 billion, net income of $257 million, or $0.35 per share, and operati... 
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4/7/10AMD Extends Leadership To Professional Graphics
ATI FirePro(TM) V8800 Professional Graphics with ATI Eyefinity Technology Supports up to Double the Display Real Estate with 2.6 Teraflops of Breakthrough Compute Performance in a Single Card SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today the launch of the first of a new family of ATI FirePro(TM) professional graphics solutions with ATI Eyefinity technology,1 delivering clear performance advances and productivity leade... 
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4/5/10AMD First with Top-to-Bottom OpenGL(R) 4.0 and 3.3 Support on Windows(R) and Linux Platforms
AMD continues its commitment to OpenGL community with wide-ranging driver support across ATI Radeon(TM), ATI FirePro(TM) and ATI FireGL(TM) graphics cards SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today continued its proud tradition of driver firsts, announcing widespread support of the recently-published OpenGL(R) versions for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) Vista, Windows(R) XP, and Linux(R) across select ATI Radeon(TM), ATI FirePro(TM) and ATI FireGL(TM) graphics cards. Op... 
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4/5/10AMD Foundation Teams with World Wide Workshop to Double Number of Students Learning Game Design at Southwest Key's East Austin College Prep Academy
AMD Also Announces Separate Grant to Southwest Key for New 30-PC Computer Lab, Two Technology Staff Positions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Apr 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Foundation, in support of AMD Changing the Game, has awarded grants to the World Wide Workshop Foundation and the Southwest Key Programs. The grants will enable Southwest Key's East Austin College Prep Academy (EACPA) to add a new grade and double the number of students participating in the World... 
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3/31/10AMD Expands DirectX(R) 11 Gaming up to 12 Times HD Resolution with ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition Graphics
Panoramic computing experience now available with ATI Eyefinity technology across six displays using a single card for the ultimate in entertainment and productivity SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Harnessing the world's most powerful graphics processor, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Eyefinity6 Edition graphics card. Equipped with 2GB of GDDR5 memory, the ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 is the first graphics card capable of rendering in excess o... 
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3/29/10AMD Sets the New Standard for Price, Performance, and Power for the Datacenter
AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series Platform with Direct Connect Architecture 2.0 Delivers More Cores, More Memory for Less Money1 Up to 119 Percent Improved Performance While Maintaining Low Price and Power2 SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announces availability of a new server platform featuring the world's first 8- and 12-core x86 processor for the high-volume 2P and value 4P server market. The AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series platform addresses the unmistakable needs... 
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3/18/10AMD Foundation to Sponsor Game Design Workshop at 2010 Games for Change Festival
2010 Marks Foundation's Third Year in a Row to Sponsor G4C ProgramsSUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Foundation, in support of AMD Changing the Game, has awarded a $100,000 grant to Games for Change. The funds will be used to sponsor a day-long game design workshop for educators at the upcoming 7th annual Games for Change Festival. Games for Change (G4C) is a non-profit that promotes the ext... 
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3/17/10AMD Announces Strong Infrastructure and Channel Support for Upcoming AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series Platform
Numerous "Magny-Cours" Processor-based Motherboards and Server Platforms Are Ready for Q1 LaunchSUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a robust lineup of forthcoming motherboard and channel products for the soon-to-be available AMD Opteron(TM) 6000 Series platform. This platform is based on the new AMD Opteron 6100 Series processor (code-named "Magny-Cours") and the AMD SR5690 chipset and will bring the world's first 8- and 12-core x86 processors to th... 
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3/12/10Application Performance Increases By Up To 20 Percent with Latest ATI FirePro(TM) Graphics Driver
Driver Version 8.702 Enables Real-Time Photoshop(R) CS4 Workflows, and Support for Stereo 3D and DisplayPort AudioSUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced professional graphics users can access several new ATI FirePro(TM) graphics driver features designed to accelerate application performance and enhance reliability. Available for download, version 8.702 of the ATI FirePro(TM) graphics driver incorporates tremendous application tuning efforts, resulting ... 
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3/10/10AMD to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET) on Thursday, April 29, 2010. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed during the presentation. A real-time audio webcast of the meeting will be available at http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed at this site approximately one hour after the conclusion of the live event and will be available for 10 days after the m... 
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3/10/10AMD Foundation to Sponsor Video Game Design Category for The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Game Development Serves as Tool to Promote STEM Education, Social IssuesSUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Foundation, in support of AMD Changing the Game, has awarded a grant to the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The $65,000 grant will be used to help fund the Alliance's new video game design category for the 2010 and 2011 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Alliance for Youn... 
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3/8/10AMD Open Physics Initiative Expands Ecosystem with Free DMM for Game Production and Updated version of Bullet Physics
-- Updated Pixelux and Bullet Physics offerings enable more realistic games that run on any OpenCL(TM)- and DirectCompute-capable platforms -- SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that, along with partners Pixelux Entertainment and Bullet Physics, it has added significant support to the Open Physics ecosystem by providing game developers with access to the newest version of the Pixelux Digital Molecular Matter (DMM), a breakthrough in physics simulat... 
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3/3/10AMD Expands AMD Fusion Partner Program
Launches New Commercial Channel and Software Tracks; Unveils Enhanced Partner Portal SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it is extending the reach of the AMD Fusion Partner Program to include its commercial channel and software partners. Additionally, AMD is launching the AMD Fusion Partner Portal, an all-new partner portal designed specifically with AMD's diverse partner landscape in mind. Through the AMD Fusion Partner Program, AMD provides ... 
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3/2/10AMD Unveils Versatile AMD 890GX Chipset for High Definition Entertainment on Virtually Any PC Budget
New Chipset Serves as the Foundation for 2010 Client Platforms Featuring ATI Radeon(TM) HD 4290 Graphics, Advanced SATA 3.0, and USB 3.0 Connectivity for an Outstanding Out-of-Box 3D Graphics and HD Entertainment ExperienceSUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD(NYSE: AMD) and its motherboard partners today unleashed ATI Radeon(TM) HD 4290 Graphics with the AMD 890GX chipset, a versatile, affordable and exceptionally energy efficient solution for an incredible, high definition vis... 
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2/25/10New ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5830 Graphics Card Brings Huge Performance, More Choice for DirectX(R) 11 Gaming
Newest Addition Brings All the Features of the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5800 Series, Great Performance and Even Lower PriceSUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5830 graphics card, bringing gamers the cutting-edge features and performance of the award-winning ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5800 series at a lower price than ever before at less than $250 USD.1 With the introduction of the ATI Radeon HD 5830, gamers have another great choice in graphi... 
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2/24/10AMD to Present at Wedbush Securities Management Access Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, AMD Products Group, will present at the Wedbush Securities Management Access Conference at 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, in New York City. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at: http://www.wsw.com/webcast/wedbush12/amd A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 24 hours after the conclusion of the li... 
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2/23/10AMD Changing the Game Education Initiative Expands Beyond United States
AMD's co-sponsorship of Malaysian Cybergames Festival to bring power of digital game development to hundreds of students in first international deploymentSUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it is expanding its signature education initiative, AMD Changing the Game, beyond North America, by co-sponsoring a digital game development and design workshop at the Malaysian Cybergames Festival. The festival aims to expose primary school children across Mal... 
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2/17/10AMD Delivers Performance, Stability, and Expanded Feature Set with New ATI Catalyst(TM) Driver Updates
ATI Catalyst(TM) 10.2 and 10.3 Graphics Driver Updates Provide New Features and Functionality for 3D Gaming, Notebook Computers, and ATI Eyefinity TechnologySUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced several new ATI Catalyst(TM) graphics driver features designed to enable higher performance, industry-leading stability and an even more intuitive computing experience for ATI Radeon(TM) graphics customers. Two ATI Catalyst(TM) driver updates unlock the new fe... 
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2/9/10AMD Canada Slated to Receive $56 Million CAD Grant from Ontario Government
Private/public collaboration will strengthen innovation economy in Ontario and bolster R&D spend for game-changing AMD Fusion(TM) processorsMARKHAM, Ontario, Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, under which the Ministry will award a five-year grant of $56.4 million CAD ($52.8M USD) to AMD Canada under Ontario's Next Generation of Jobs Fund. The grant is e... 
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2/9/10ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5570 Graphics Brings a Big Visual Experience to Small Form Factor PCs
The newest addition to the AMD graphics family strengthens the world's only complete line-up of award-winning DirectX(R) 11 capable graphics cards, delivering exceptional HD multimedia and gaming performance at a mainstream priceSUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5570 graphics card, perfect for end-users seeking an energy efficient, low-profile DirectX(R) 11 card for small form factor PCs. The ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card... 
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2/4/10AMD Professional Graphics Certified For Autodesk Design Software
ATI FirePro(TM) professional graphics earn certifications for AutoCAD(R) 2010 and Autodesk(R) Showcase(R) 2010SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) has announced its entire currently available family of ATI FirePro(TM) professional graphics have been certified by Autodesk(R) for AutoCAD(R) 2010 software on Windows(R) 71. As an industry leader in 2D and 3D design and documentation software, AutoCAD 2010 technology supports the latest Microsoft operating system to help... 
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2/4/10New ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5450 Graphics Card Delivers Enthusiast Video Game Features and HD Multimedia Capabilities1 at an Entry-Level Price
Newest Addition to the Award-Winning ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5000 Series Product Line-up Brings Advanced Technology at an Incredible Price PointSUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the introduction of the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5450 graphics card, the latest addition to the award-winning line-up of ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5000 Series graphics cards. The ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card delivers a state-of-the-art HD multimedia2 and game experience at a value price. S... 
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1/28/10AMD Professional Graphics Validated for SolidWorks(R) 2010 on Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7
ATI FirePro(TM) Professional Graphics Certified for Leading-Edge 3D CAD Technology SolutionsSUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that its entire family of ATI FirePro(TM) professional graphics has been certified by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. for SolidWorks 2010 on Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7.1 Used by more than one million engineers, designers and other creative professionals worldwide, SolidWorks software is optimized to work in tandem with AT... 
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1/25/10AMD to Host a Webcast in Relation to the Deconsolidation of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Beginning First Quarter 2010
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that Thomas Seifert, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will host a conference call at 9 a.m. ET (6:00 a.m. PT) on Thursday, January 28, 2010 to discuss the plans for AMD's financial reporting, starting in the first fiscal quarter of 2010, taking into account the deconsolidation of the financial results of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. A real-time audio webcast of the... 
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1/22/10New ATI Radeon(TM) E4690 MXM Delivers Blazing-Fast Graphics for the Embedded Market
New Industry Standardized Module Offers High-Performance Graphics and Superior HD Video Playback in a Compact Form FactorTAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- At the DIGITIMES Tech Forum (DTF) 2010, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon(TM) E4690 Mobile PCI Express module (MXM) for the graphics-intensive embedded systems. The industry-standard MXM 3.0 specification for graphics subsystems calls for reduced power, improved cooling capability and a lower z-height, enabling desi... 
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1/21/10AMD Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD1 (NYSE:AMD) today reported revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009 of $1.646 billion, an increase of 18 percent compared to the previous quarter and 42 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2008. In the fourth quarter of 2009, AMD reported net income attributable to AMD common stockholders of $1.178 billion, or $1.52 per share, which includes a net favorable impact of $1.238 billion, or $1.57 per share. ... 
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1/14/10AMD Brings Next-Generation HD Gaming and Multimedia Features to the Mainstream
ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5670 is the first graphics card with support for Microsoft DirectX(R) 11 and ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology for under $1001SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon(TM) 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(R) 11 gaming and computing, as well as new innovations such as ATI Eyefinity technology. Pric... 
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1/7/10AMD Strengthens Global Technology Partnership with Leading PC Manufacturer Lenovo
Lenovo Launches First ThinkPad Laptops Based on VISION Pro Technology from AMD; to Launch Consumer Laptop Based On VISION Technology from AMDSUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD(NYSE:AMD) today celebrated an expansion of its business relationship with leading computer manufacturer Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY), which is introducing new AMD platform-based laptops. The innovative PC manufacturer this week introduced the first commercial ThinkPad laptops based on VISION Pro Tec... 
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1/7/10Millions of DirectX(R) 11 Graphics Processors Shipped by AMD
State-of-the-art ATI Radeon(TM) series products establishes AMD as the standard for DirectX(R) 11 computing1LAS VEGAS, Jan 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- At the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the shipment of its two millionth DirectX(R) 11-capable graphics processor to its technology partners, cementing AMD graphics as the standard for DirectX(R) 11 computing. This millions-shipped milestone comes just three months after... 
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1/7/10AMD and Samsung Demonstrate Seamless Multi-Display Experience with ATI Eyefinity Technology
- ATI Eyefinity Validation Program and New Thin-Bezel Displays from Samsung Enable Super High Resolution Panoramic Computing -LAS VEGAS, Jan 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Samsung today showcased new thin-bezel displays that enable the most seamless multi-display experience yet with ATI Eyefinity technology on select ATI Radeon(TM) HD graphics cards, by minimizing display edges to enable a super high resolution panoramic computing experien... 
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1/7/10AMD Unveils World's First Mobile Graphics with Microsoft(R) DirectX(R) 11 Gaming Support for Notebook Computers
ATI Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 5870 graphics processor breaks the teraFLOPS barrier to become World's Fastest Mobile Graphics1LAS VEGAS, Jan 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced its lineup of next-generation DirectX 11-capableATI Mobility Radeon(TM) Premium graphics, including ATI Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 5870 graphics, the highest performance graphics for notebooks in the world.1 The entire family of DirectX 11-capable graphics c... 
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1/4/10VISION Pro Technology from AMD Gives Businesses the Competitive Advantage of Powerful and Responsive Visual Computing
AMD Commercial PC Platforms Enable Advanced Productivity, Savings on Travel Costs Through Video Conferencing Support, and Persuasive PresentationsLAS VEGAS, Jan 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD(NYSE:AMD) today announced VISION Pro Technology, a new commercial PC platform brand that delivers a superior visual computing experience, and can help businesses increase productivity and gain competitive advantage by enabling visually stunning communications, marketing and sales materials. Graphics matt... 
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