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12/21/09AMD Releases Production Version of Second-Generation Software Development Platform for ATI Stream Computing
Full Production ATI Stream SDK v2.0 Supports GPUs, x86 CPUs with Industry Standard OpenCL(TM) Development ToolsSUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec 21, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD): What: AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of the production release of its second-generation ATI Stream SDK, its second-generation ATI Stream SDK, the first production SDK for both AMD GPUs and x86 CPUs. This release of ATI Stream SDK v2.0 supports a wide range of ATI graphics processors, includi... 
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12/17/09AMD Announces Completion of the Tender Offer for Its 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec 17, 2009 (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 $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 (the "notes"), at a purchase price equal to $990 per $1,000 of the principal amount of such notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon. Pursuant to the offer, $1,351,634,000 aggregate principal amount of the notes w... 
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12/10/09Experience Dragon Age: Origins in Dazzling Clarity with ATI Eyefinity Multi-Display Technology from AMD
Expansive Display Technology Support Puts Players with ATI Radeon Graphics Cards1 in the Heart of BioWare's Pulse-Pounding Epic RPGSUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts Inc., re-invented the fantasy role-playing genre with its recent release of Dragon Age: Origins. With game patches issued days after the title's debut, BioWare delivers full support for the visually striking AMD (NYSE: AMD) innovation, ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology. ATI... 
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12/3/09AMD and SiSoftware Collaborate on Development of an Industry Benchmark Suite for OpenCL(TM)
ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 Graphics Card Performs up to 2.7 Times Faster Than Most Powerful Competing Graphics Card Featuring Two GPUs SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD): What:   AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its involvement in the development of one of the first industry be... 
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12/2/09AMD to Present at Barclays Capital 2009 Global Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Thomas Seifert, will present at the Barclays Capital 2009 Global Technology Conference, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 12:45 p.m. P.T. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations homepage: http://ir.amd.com ... 
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12/2/09AMD and Sogitec Drive Training and Simulation 3D Graphics
ATI FirePro™ S400 Synchronization Module and ATI FirePro™ V8750 Receive Certification for Sogitec Apogée 6 Image Generator System ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2009-- Today at I/ITSEC 2009, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that Sogitec Industries, a leading provider of simulation and training products, has certified ATI FirePro™ S400 Synchronization Modules and ATI FirePro™ V8750 graphics accelerators for its products. Profes... 
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12/1/09DiRT(R) 2 Offers Exhilarating DirectX(R) 11 Gaming Experience - Only On ATI Radeon Graphics Cards1
Codemasters® Highly-Anticipated Off-Road Racer Ships Today With DirectX® 11 Graphics Features Brought to Vivid Life on ATI Eyefinity Multi-Display Technology, All Available Exclusively From AMD SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that the Games for Windows Live Edition of DiRT 2 is now shipping and marks the first racing game developed from the ground up to take advantage of advance... 
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11/24/09Troublemaker Studios Transforms Imagination into Reality on the Big Screen with AMD Technology
Acclaimed Director Robert Rodriguez Uses AMD Computing and Graphics Processors to Create Special Effects and Eye-Definition Characters, Bringing the Images in His Mind’s Eye to Life SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 24, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that Troublemaker Studios is using Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processors and ATI FirePro™ graphics accelerators to create animations and special effects for its films, including “Short... 
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11/23/09AMD Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2009-- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) today announced that it has agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.125% Senior Notes due 2017 in a private offering. AMD intends to close the transaction on November 30, 2009. AMD estimates that the net proceeds from the issuance and sale of the senior notes will be approximately $439 million after deducting original i... 
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11/18/09AMD Announces Redemption of 7.75% Senior Notes Due 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will redeem all outstanding principal amount of its 7.75% Senior Notes due 2012 (the “Notes”) on December 18, 2009. The notice of redemption will be mailed to the holders of the Notes on November 18, 2009. Questions regarding the redemption should be directed to Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, the trustee under the indenture governing th... 
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11/18/09AMD Commences Tender Offer for Its 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it commenced a cash tender offer for up to $1,000,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 (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 amount of senior notes d... 
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11/18/09AMD Announces Private Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2009-- 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 in a private offering. AMD intends to use the proceeds, along with existing cash, to purchase its 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 validly tendered pursuant to the company’s tender offer for such no... 
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11/18/09AMD Introduces ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5970: Fastest Graphics Card in the World1
Massive overclocking potential enables PC gaming enthusiasts to dominate their gameplay with DirectX® 11,2 expand the game experience with ATI Eyefinity technology,3 and accelerate with ATI Stream technology4 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the flagship installment in the award-winning line of graphics cards, the ATI Radeon™ HD 5970, the fastest card ever created.1 The new ult... 
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11/17/09AMD Appoints Nicholas Donofrio to Company's Board of Directors
44-Year IBM Veteran Led the Company’s Innovation and Technology SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Nicholas M. Donofrio, 64, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Donofrio spent 44 years at IBM, starting as a logic and memory chip designer and rising to lead the company’s technology strategy and innovation. “Nick is a highly-respected technology and busines... 
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11/17/09New ATI Stream Development Platforms Now Available from Colfax and Exxact
Third-Party Support Grows for Application Acceleration on AMD Hardware SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced developers can now acquire fully configured ATI Stream technology-enabled development platforms from Colfax and Exxact. These new systems provide developers and researchers with complete development platforms, leveraging the latest high-performance AMD GPU architecture along with AMD’s Ope... 
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11/17/09Windows Server(R) 2008 R2 and Windows(R) 7 Benefit from AMD Virtualization(TM) Technology and Energy Efficiency
Release of Windows Server® 2008 R2 and Windows® 7, When Powered by AMD, Deliver Advanced Performance and Reliability for Business–Critical Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today congratulates Microsoft Corp. on the significant achievement of bringing the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating systems to the enterprise. Windows 7 is the perfect companion for AMD Business C... 
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11/17/09AMD Accelerates Flash Player 10.1 with ATI Stream Technology
World’s Most Pervasive Multimedia Platform Delivers Impressive Video Quality and Advanced Application Performance on Platforms Powered by Vision Technology from AMD SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that the beta Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 beta released today supports platforms powered by Vision Technology from AMD to deliver high-quality, high definition (HD) on Flash platform -based v... 
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11/16/09Most Powerful Supercomputer in the World Powered by the Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) Processor
#1 Cray XT5™ system “Jaguar” at Oak Ridge National Lab features almost a quarter million high-performance cores and is unrivaled world-wide World’s highest performing GPU-based supercomputer ever is fueled by ATI Radeon™ RV770 architecture PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2009-- The Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processor-based system “Jaguar” is the world’s supreme supercomputer according to the TOP500 Organization, wh... 
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11/12/09AMD and Intel Announce Settlement of All Antitrust and IP Disputes
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2009-- Intel Corporation and Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) today announced a comprehensive agreement to end all outstanding legal disputes between the companies, including antitrust litigation and patent cross license disputes. In a joint statement the two companies commented, “While the relationship between the two companies has been difficult in the past, this ag... 
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11/11/09AMD Builds on Product Momentum with Strong Platform and Technology Roadmap Disclosures at Annual Financial Analyst Day
Outstanding Execution and Upcoming Technology Innovations Set Stage for Sustainable Success and Growth AMD on Path to Introduce New AMD Fusion™ Family of APUs in 2011 Increased Performance and Power Efficiency Expected from “Bulldozer” and “Bobcat” Cores in 2011 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced new details on its platform roadmap at the 2009 Financial Analyst Day... 
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10/27/09AMD Opteron(TM) Processor-Based Platform Helps ATCA Servers Deliver Improved Network Traffic
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2009-- At the ATCA Summit today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is demonstrating its latest advancements for helping improve the network performance capability of industry-standard Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) blade servers. Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors, at 50 and 71W TDP, provide a high-performance, low-power platform for the networking and telecommunications market. The new AMD ... 
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10/22/09VISION Technology from AMD Helps Speed and Simplify Next-Generation Computing with Windows 7
AMD Technology Enables Visibly Superior Computing Experiences on Windows 7-based PCs SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today congratulates Microsoft Corp. on the significant achievement of bringing the highly-anticipated Windows® 7 operating system to consumers and businesses worldwide. Optimized for AMD processing technologies and launching at the same time as VISION Technology by AMD in retai... 
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10/20/09AMD Athlon(TM) II Processors Pair with AMD Desktop Platforms to Deliver Enhanced Value for Multi-Core and Low-Power PCs
AMD Extends Mainstream Processor Family, Offers Consumers an Affordable Experience Fully Optimized for Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7 and the Latest Sleek Desktop Designs1SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct 20, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE:AMD): AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced several new AMD Athlon(TM) II processors that offer outstanding performance and low power consumption, while enabling sleek desktop PC designs and attractive price points. In... 
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10/19/09AMD Expands Award-Winning Line of Graphics Products with Introduction of ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series, Delivers Best-in-Class1 Windows 7 Performance, DirectX(R) 11 Gaming and ATI Eyefinity Multi-Monitor Technology
ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 Series Adds Further Momentum to AMD Visual Computing Leadership SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) recently unveiled the ATI Radeon™ HD 5770 and ATI Radeon™ HD 5750 graphics cards, adding two more models to the world’s first and only suite of graphics cards to fully support Microsoft Direct X® 11 technology and ATI Eyefinity multi-monitor support. With the addition of the ATI ... 
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10/15/09AMD Reports Third Quarter Results
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2009-- AMD1 (NYSE:AMD) today reported revenue for the third quarter of 2009 of $1.396 billion. Third quarter 2009 revenue increased 18 percent compared to the second quarter of 2009 and decreased 22 percent compared to the third quarter of 2008. In the third quarter of 2009, AMD reported a net loss attributable to AMD common stockholders of $128 million, or $0.18 per share, which includes a ... 
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10/8/09AMD and CyberLink Announce Strategic Initiative to Accelerate Popular Consumer Video Applications with Windows 7 DirectX 11 DirectCompute
AMD Extends ATI Stream Technology Leadership with DirectX 11 Hardware SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) and CyberLink Corp announced the companies are expanding their existing engineering engagement with a strategic focus on Microsoft DirectX 11 DirectCompute, taking advantage of the capabilities of AMD’s new DirectX 11-capable graphics architecture. The companies will work together to accelerate... 
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10/8/09AMD Names Thomas Seifert Chief Financial Officer
20-year semiconductor industry veteran with proven financial, operations and management experience SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Thomas Seifert as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Seifert, 46, will report to Dirk Meyer, AMD president and chief executive officer, and will have responsibility for leading the company’s global financial organization.... 
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10/1/09AMD and Learning Games Network Announce Winners of A-HA Moment Video Contest
Videos Demonstrate That Gaming Breeds Learning; Winners Reinforce AMD Changing the Game’s Commitment to Advance Youth Education Through Digital Game Development SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Learning Games Network today announced the winners of the A-HA Moment video contest, a competition for students to demonstrate how video game play can result in serious learning. Throug... 
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9/30/09AMD Announces Open Physics Initiative Designed to Bring New Levels of Realism to Gaming, Simulations, Popular Applications
Open and Industry Standards-based ATI Stream Technology Frees Industry from Proprietary Implementations SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Pixelux Entertainment announced a joint development agreement that is part of the AMD effort to greatly expand the use of real-time physics with graphics through the open source Bullet Physics engine. By encouraging development of physics middleware ... 
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9/30/09AMD Fusion Partner Program Designed to Help Drive Global AMD Channel Growth and Partner Success
New Program Intended to Expand Delivery of Complete AMD Platform into Channel; Offers Tailored Incentives and Resources for Channel Partners SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Fusion Partner Program, its first global partner program designed to provide its channel partners with tailored tools and resources to help them gain sales traction based on their unique business models. By fusin... 
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9/28/09AMD Appoints Technology Industry Veteran Craig Conway to Company's Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Craig Conway, 54, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Conway has more than 30 years of technology industry experience and leadership. “Craig will be an asset to our board as he brings great strategic vision and a solid track record in positioning companies for success,” said Bruce Claflin, chairman, AMD Board of Directors. ... 
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9/23/09CORRECTING and REPLACING AMD Changes the Game with ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5800 Series DirectX(R) 11-Compliant Graphics Cards, Harnessing the Most Powerful Processor Ever Created1
World’s Most Advanced Graphics Processor Allows Consumers to Expand, Accelerate and Dominate Their PC Experience with First Full Support for Microsoft DirectX 112 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 23, 2009-- Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: AMD CHANGES THE GAME WITH ATI RADEON™ HD 5800 SERIES DIRECTX® 11-COMPLIANT GRAPHI... 
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9/23/09AMD Changes the Game with ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5800 Series DirectX(R) 11-Compliant Graphics Cards, Harnessing the Most Powerful Processor Ever Created1
World’s Most Advanced Graphics Processor Allows Consumers to Expand, Accelerate and Dominate Their PC Experience with First Full Support for Microsoft DirectX 112 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 23, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the most powerful processor ever created1, found in its next-generation ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 series graphics cards, the world’s first and only to fully support Microsoft DirectX® 112, the... 
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9/21/09New AMD Server Platform Promotes Performance and Power Efficiency
First AMD Server Platforms Deliver New Features and Efficiency Benefits for Today and TomorrowSUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 21, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced another milestone in delivering world-class platforms that integrate leading-edge processor, chipset and GPU technology. With the introduction of the Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processor with AMD Chipset platform, AMD is taking a step forward in its strategy to provide customers with server p... 
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9/21/09AMD Advances Its Commitment to OpenCL(TM) for GPU with Review by Standards Body
Industry Standard Allows Developers to Tap into Power of ATI Stream to Accelerate Demanding Software Applications on AMD PlatformsSUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 21, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced submission of conformance logs for its OpenCL graphics processing unit (GPU) implementation to the Khronos Working Group and awaits certification. The GPU submission puts AMD one step closer to being the only semiconductor provider to offer both GPU and... 
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9/16/09Industry's First Sub-$100 Quad-Core CPU1 Powers New AMD Mainstream Desktop Platforms: Multimedia Entertainment is More Affordable than Ever
Designed as the Optimal Balance of CPU Performance and Graphics Excellence, This AMD Platform is Designed to Take Advantage of New Windows 7 Enhancements SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD): As part of the new desktop platform designed for mainstream consumers, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the first ever quad-core processor for less than $100 Suggested System Builder Price (SSBP)... 
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9/10/09AMD Demonstrates the PC's Next Act at Experience Events Worldwide
AMD and PC Industry Leaders Unveil ATI Eyefinity Multi-Display Technology, a Powerful Experience-Enhancing Technology That Unlocks near Eye-Definition Resolutions SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2009-- At “experience events” on three continents this week, AMD (NYSE: AMD) and its industry partners introduced ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology, a revolutionary feature in the upcoming next generation ATI Radeon™ family of... 
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9/10/09Consumers Gain Clarity in the PC Buying Experience with VISION Technology from AMD
AMD Simplifies PC Buying Experience with Easy-to-Understand Consumer Usage Scenarios: See, Share, Create SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2009-- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced a new way to help consumers select the PC that best meets their needs. Working with retailers and PC manufactures, VISION Technology from AMD breaks the model in how PC benefits are communicated. Rather than the traditional model, which focuses on t... 
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9/8/09AMD Strengthens Global Partnership with Clevo to Distribute Notebooks Powered by AMD Platform Technology to Emerging Mobile Markets
AMD Replaces Competing Mobile Graphics Solution in New Entry-Level Notebook Systems Designed for Everyday Computing Needs SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2009-- AMD (NYSE:AMD): AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that Clevo, a global notebook manufacturer based in Taiwan, is now providing notebooks powered by AMD platform technology. Combining ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4570 graphics, the AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 p... 
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9/2/09AMD to Present at Citi Investment Research Global Technology Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 2, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Dirk Meyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Citi Investment Research Global Technology Conference at 2:50 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 in New York, New York. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations Calendar page: http://www.amd.com/us-en/Corporate/InvestorRelations/0,,51_... 
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8/31/09AMD's World Renowned ATI Radeon(TM) HD 4800 Series Found In High Performance iMac and Mac Pro Computers Complements Snow Leopard With OpenCL
Leading ATI Radeon™ Graphics With OpenCL Deliver High Performance for Next Generation Mac Operating System SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2009-- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that the world renowned ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 series, now found in some of the highest performance iMac and Mac Pro configurations, complements Snow Leopard’s fully compliant OpenCL Version 1.0 implementation. As an open standard specification,... 
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8/31/09More Choices Available for Cloud and Dense Computing Environments with New Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) EE Processor
Increased Performance in Same 40-Watt ACP Power Band as Previous Generations; Meets Unique Requirements of Hyperscale Datacenters SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2009-- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the immediate availability of the new Six-Core AMD Opteron™ EE processor at 40W ACP. Delivering up to 31 percent higher performance-per-watt over standard Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors¹, the Six-Core AMD Opteron EE processor is ta... 
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8/26/09AMD Publishes Ninth Annual Global Climate Protection Plan and 2008 Corporate Responsibility Report
Highlights include launch of AMD Foundation and an estimated 22 percent reduction in normalized greenhouse gas emissions SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today released two reports demonstrating the company’s ongoing dedication to sustainability, the ninth annual Global Climate Protection Plan (GCPP) and the 2008 Corporate Responsibility Report. From responsible product design to award-... 
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8/18/09AMD Takes Notebook Discrete Graphics Market Share Lead1
Innovative Technologies Found in the ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000 Series Drove Increased Demand from Notebook Manufacturers, Spurring an 87.27% Increase in Sales Quarter-over-Quarter1 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 18, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that according to the latest industry data, notebook manufacturers have chosen ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium graphics processors to drive more than half of today’s discrete... 
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8/10/09AMD Adds New Levels of Processing Performance to Embedded BGA Client Platform
Dual-Core Processors with Leading-Edge Chipsets, Graphics Capability and BGA Packaging Offer All-in-One Platform SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced immediate availability of two new dual-core, 18W TDP processors for the highly-scalable ASB1 BGA embedded client platform. The AMD Turion™ Neo X2 processor Model L625 and the AMD Athlon™ Neo X2 processor Model L325 deliver PC-caliber performance in ... 
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8/5/09AMD Delivers and Submits for Certification Industry's First OpenCL(TM) Software Development Platform for x86 CPUs
Industry Standard Language for Multi-Core Processors Supports ATI Stream Technology to Enable Improved Computing Performance SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it is now offering a free OpenCL™ for CPU beta download as part of the ATI Stream SDK v2.0 Beta Program. The beta will help programmers to more easily develop parallel software programs and take further advantage of multi-core x86 CPUs to accelerate so... 
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8/4/09AMD Announces Planned Support for OpenGL 3.1; OpenGL 3.2 Support Expected to Follow
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced planned support for the OpenGL 3D graphics API by committing to OpenGL 3.1 support for ATI FirePro™ 3D graphics accelerators. As a leading environment for developing interactive 3D graphics applications, OpenGL helps foster innovation and speed application development by incorporating a broad set of rendering, texture mapping, special effects, and other powerful ... 
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8/4/09ATI FirePro M7740 Graphics Accelerator and Dell Precision M6400 Together Redefine Mobile Workstation Performance and Scalability
AMD 3D Graphics Accelerators Deliver Top-Notch Workstation Application Support in a Mobile Design for Content Creators and CAD Professionals NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2009-- Increasing the momentum and industry support for its 3D professional graphics accelerators, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its newest solution for content creators and computer-aided designers (CAD) who demand mobility: the ATI FirePro™ M7740 graphics accelerator, s... 
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8/3/09Morton L. Topfer Retires from AMD Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Morton L. Topfer, 72, has retired from the company’s board of directors effective July 30, 2009. He has been a member of the board since February 2005. “We thank Mort for his more than four years of service on the board of directors,” said Dirk Meyer, president and CEO of AMD. “We are and will continue to be a better company as a result of the wisdo... 
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7/28/09AMD Delivers Its Most Powerful Professional 3D Graphics Card With Up To Four Times The Processing Power And More Memory Bandwidth Than Comparable Competing Solution1
For Less Than $1,800 MSRP, ATI FirePro(TM) V8750 3D Workstation Accelerator Delivers Exceptional Computational Power To Tackle Incredibly Complex Designs SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2009-- To meet the extreme productivity needs of today’s CAD, Digital Content Creation (DCC) and oil and gas professionals, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announces that the ATI FirePro™ V8750 3D workstation graphics accelerator is joining the AMD line of ultra high-end profe... 
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7/28/09ATI FirePro(TM) S400 Synchronization Module Creates Smooth Virtual Canvas For Pro Video and Broadcast Professionals Rendering and Synchronizing Critical Video and 3D Applications
New AMD Offering Professional High-End Graphics Accelerators with Genlock for Video Camera Single Source Applications and Framelock for Multiple 3D Displays SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2009-- To meet the demanding synchronization needs of today’s professionals, AMD (NYSE: AMD) introduced the ATI FirePro™ S400 Synchronization Module, providing framelock and genlock synchronization for demanding broadcast, video editing, visualization, simulation and rich display applications. ... 
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7/24/09AMD Joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Break Ground on Industry-Leading Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility in Upstate New York
$4.2 Billion State-of-the-Art Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility Expected to Create Up to 6,400 New Jobs and Provide Foundation for Building AMD's Future Technology Innovations MALTA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today joined GLOBALFOUNDRIES and federal, state and local government leaders to mark and celebrate the official start of construction of Fab 2, a state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility at the Luthe... 
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7/22/09AMD Set to Enable Ultimate Visual Experience for Consumer PCs with Windows 7
AMD Congratulates Microsoft on the RTM Milestone of Windows 7 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD): AMD (NYSE: AMD) today congratulates Microsoft Corp. on the Release-to-Manufacturing of the Windows 7 operating system. Working with Microsoft, AMD has focused on addressing customers’ top computing priorities such as superior visual experience, better PC entertainment, a stable ... 
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7/22/09AMD Ready with Unified, WHQL-Certified Graphics Drivers for Windows 7 RTM
ATI Catalyst(TM) Graphics Drivers Deliver Industry Leading Stability, Fast Game Performance and New Features for Windows 7 RTM SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the release of the company’s first WHQL-certified ATI Catalyst™ graphics drivers for Windows 7 Release to Manufacturing (RTM), an important milestone in the development of Microsoft’s next generation operating system. For ATI Radeon™ custome... 
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7/21/09AMD Reports Second Quarter Results
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 21, 2009-- AMD1 (NYSE:AMD) today reported second quarter 2009 results. AMD reported revenue for the second quarter of 2009 of $1.184 billion. Second quarter 2009 revenue was flat compared to the first quarter of 2009 and decreased 13 percent compared to the second quarter of 2008. “The AMD Product Company successfully executed its product and technology roadmaps in the first half of the year, i... 
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7/13/09AMD Delivers High Energy Efficiency and the Processing Power of Six-Cores in a Consistent Power Envelope
Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) HE Processor Delivers up to 18 Percent Higher Performance-Per Watt and up to 18 Percent Lower Platform-Level Power Consumption SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the immediate availability of three new members of the Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processor family that specifically address rising demand for balanced systems with increased performance yet greater power-efficiency for cloud computing... 
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6/16/09AMD ATI Stream Technology Accelerates Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 Workflows
Beta Plug-In Available from AMD.com  --6/16/2009  What: AMD (NYSE: AMD) announces the availability of a beta plug-in for the Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS4 software that continues to enhance the performance of a range of complex video editing tasks.1 The plug-in is the result of an ongoing collaboration between Adobe and AMD engineers to take advantage of ATI Stream technology to allocate processing between available system CPU and GPU resources to enable maximum application performanc... 
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6/9/09AMD Welcomes GLOBALFOUNDRIES' Commitment to Build Industry-Leading Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility in Upstate New York
GLOBALFOUNDRIES fulfills AMD vision from 2006 to build $4.2 billion semiconductor manufacturing facility and create more than 6,400 new direct and indirect jobs SUNNYVALE, Calif. --6/9/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today expressed support for the formal commitment by GLOBALFOUNDRIES to the State of New York for the construction of the Fab 2 project at the Luther Forest Technology Campus (LFTC). Once completed, the project is expected to create more than 6,400 direct and indirect jobs in the regi... 
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6/3/09AMD to Webcast Server Platform Q&A Session
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 3, 2009-- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced it will host a Question & Answer session with Patrick Patla, vice president and general manager, Server and Workstation Business, AMD, on June 10, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. To listen to the live webcast, please go to the Investor Relations homepage on http://www.amd.com. The webcast will be archived for 10 days following the event. A... 
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6/3/09AMD Demonstrates World’s First Microsoft DirectX® 11 Graphics Processor
- AMD previews significant improvements to the digital media and gaming experience, commits to bring DirectX 11 to market first - COMPUTEX 2009, Taipei --6/3/2009  At a press conference in Taipei, Taiwan today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) publicly demonstrated the world’s first Microsoft DirectX® 11 graphics processor. The series of demonstrations shed new light on the significantly improved computing experience set to debut at the end of 2009.1 The fusion of AMD’s new ground-breaking graphics pr... 
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6/2/09AMD Introduces Next Generation AMD Athlon™ II Processor, Adds Dual Core to Record-Setting AMD Phenom™ II
AMD Athlon™ II processor delivers new native dual-core architecture, efficient 45nm technology and 3 GHz performance at an affordable price AMD Phenom™ II X2 Black Edition processor combines value and unlocked potential for gamers and tuners on a budget COMPUTEX 2009 (TAIPEI, Taiwan) --6/2/2009  Bringing its acclaimed 45nm technology to new high-volume processor designs, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced two new dual-core desktop processors. Building on 10 years of AMD Athlon™ proc... 
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6/2/09AMD Launches New Chip For Worldwide HDTV-on-the-PC Reception -- Transforms Notebook and Desktop PCs Into Media Entertainment Centers
- ATI TheaterTM HD 750 makes possible feature-rich HD broadcast reception for notebook and desktop PCs on any continent - TAIPEI, Taiwan --6/2/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) launched the ATI Theater™ HD 750 PC TV chip offering HDTV viewing capabilities on desktop and notebook PCs around the world using analog, and digital, and free-to-air broadcast signals. ATI Theater HD 750 uses advanced video processing and signal reception technologies for clear HD picture quality, crisp images, high color... 
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6/1/09AMD Triples the Performance of ATI Embedded Graphics Chips
− Single-chip solution offers high definition video playback and blazing fast 3D graphics for arcade, casino and digital signage embedded markets − SUNNYVALE, Calif. --6/1/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the ATI Radeon™ E4690 graphics processor unit (GPU) designed to enable a whole level of new reality for embedded graphics applications with more than triple1 the 3D graphics performance of prior AMD embedded products. Arcade system manufacturers will appreciate the long term supp... 
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6/1/09New Six-Core AMD Opteron™ Processor Delivers Up to Thirty-Four Percent More Performance-per-Watt in Exact Same Platform
—Available five months ahead of schedule, "Istanbul” is an industry game-changer— SUNNYVALE, Calif. --6/1/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of the world’s first six-core server processor with Direct Connect Architecture for two-, four- and eight-socket servers. Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processors (code-named “Istanbul”) extend AMD’s commitment to offering server customers superior value at every price point with unmatched platform flexibility. Across a single platform, AM... 
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5/28/09AMD to Host Server Platform Update Global Webcast
  SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/28/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a global webcast event on June 1, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Central time where new server platform information will be disclosed. The live webcast can be accessed at http://www.amd.com on the News Room home page, and it will be archived for 10 days following the event. Since its introduction in 2003, the AMD Opteron™ processor has been an industry leader, focusing on the key needs of server customers – throughput, virtuali... 
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5/28/09AMD and Leading Application Providers Make Accelerated Video Experiences Possible for Millions of Consumers
- Graphics and PC Processors Work in Tandem via ATI Stream technology to speed work across a range of popular formats - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/28/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that users of its computing platforms can accelerate new video editing and processing software from a range of developers, designed to vastly reduce the time required to perform increasingly popular, but highly compute intensive tasks like converting a large, high-definition file into something suitable for v... 
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5/27/09AMD Foundation Announces New AMD Changing the Game Program Partners to Advance Youth Game Development
- AMD Changing the Game celebrates one-year anniversary with three new program partners, sponsorship of 6th annual Games for Change Festival - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/27/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced three new program partners to help develop educational game programs in conjunction with its AMD Changing the Game signature education initiative. Skillpoint Alliance, The World Wide Workshop Foundation’s Globaloria program and Austin, Texas-based Southwest Key will initiate new p... 
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5/13/09AMD Delivers the World's First 1 GHz Graphics Processor
- Nine years after launching the world’s first 1 GHz CPU, AMD is again first to break the gigahertz barrier with the factory overclocked, air-cooled ATI Radeon™ HD 4890 GPU – SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- 5/13/2009 -- Building on the success of the recently launched ATI Radeon™ HD 4890 graphics card -- driven by the world’s most powerful graphics processor1 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced availability of a factory overclocked graphics processor that is the first to break the... 
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5/13/09AMD Comments on European Commission Ruling that Intel Violated EU Law and Harmed Consumers
EU Orders Intel to Change Business Practices Third Global Antitrust Agency Condemns Intel’s Anticompetitive Conduct SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/13/2009  The European Commission today found Intel guilty of abusing its dominant position in the global x86 microprocessor market, saying that “Intel has harmed millions of European consumers by deliberately acting to keep competitors out of the market for computer chips for many years. Such a serious and sustained violation of the EU’s antitru... 
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5/7/09AMD Technology Delivers the Ultimate Visual Experience™ to Customers Running Windows® 7 Release Candidate
  SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/7/2009  AMD (NYSE:AMD) today congratulates Microsoft Corp. on the availability of Windows® 7 release candidate (RC), and recommends customers try the next-generation Windows operating system on AMD-based desktop and notebook platforms to experience a truly dynamic visual computing experience. Microsoft, working with AMD and other partners, is focusing on addressing customers’ top computing priorities and evolving usage scenarios to deliver a bette... 
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5/6/09AMD Tightens Organization Focus on Microprocessor and Graphics Innovation and Platform Leadership
-New operating model creates functional groups and leaders for products, technology, marketing and customers- SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/6/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a new operating model that centers the organization on four equally critical functions: products, technology, marketing and customers. The new structure is designed to better optimize AMD’s operations to drive industry-leading performance graphics and microprocessors and further integrate the company’s x86 processor... 
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5/5/09AMD Releases WHQL Certified Graphics Driver For Windows® 7 on Day One of Windows 7 Logo Program
—WHQL certification delivers the stamp of approval to AMD graphics drivers, ensuring that the combination of ATI Radeon™ graphics cards and drivers delivers an incredibly stable, high-performance Windows 7 experience— SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/5/2009  Underlining the company's leadership in developing hardware and drivers to support the Windows® 7 operating system, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that its Windows 7 driver has received Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL) certification on ... 
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5/4/09AMD and Learning Games Network Sponsor A-ha Moment Video Contest
- Contest demonstrates link between gaming and learning; reinforces AMD Changing the Game’s commitment to advance youth education through digital games - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --5/4/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) and Learning Games Network today announced the A-HA Moment video contest, a competition for students to demonstrate how video game play can result in serious learning.* The contest, open to U.S. students age 13 and older in middle school, high school and post-secondary school, consis... 
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4/30/09AMD Marks its 40th Year as a Technology Innovator
- Launches Contests Designed to Engage With, Give Back, and Say “Thank You” to AMD Customers and Fans - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/30/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today kicked off activities to recognize 40 years of innovation in the semiconductor industry and its important role as a catalyst for enabling next-generation solutions. May 1, 2009 will mark the official 40-year anniversary of AMD’s founding by Jerry Sanders and seven co-founders in 1969. As part of the year-long anniversary celebra... 
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4/29/09AMD to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2009-- AMD (NYSE:AMD) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT) on Thursday, May 7, 2009. 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://www.amd.com/us-en/Corporate/InvestorRelations/0,,51_306_10909_15543,00.html A replay of the webcast can be accessed a... 
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4/28/09AMD Launches the ATI Radeon™ HD 4770, World’s First Desktop Graphics Card Utilizing Industry-Leading 40nm Process Technology
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/28/2009  AMD (NYSE:AMD) today launched the ATI Radeon™ HD 4770 graphics processor, a groundbreaking product that harnesses the state-of-the-art 40 nanometer manufacturing process for the desktop PC market, delivering best-in-class performance and energy efficiency at anticipated launch prices as low as $991. The ATI Radeon HD 4770 graphics card is the newest addition to the award-winning ATI RadeonTM HD 4000 series. The new card features third-generation ha... 
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4/28/09AMD Joins Microsoft® System Center Alliance
— Development continues on DASH plug-in for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to enable secure, remote out-of-band management for business PCs — Microsoft Management Summit, LAS VEGAS --4/28/2009  Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced its membership in the Microsoft System Center Alliance and its ongoing commitment to support the Microsoft ecosystem of partners by jointly developing and sharing technologies to advance the development of Microsoft System Center. AMD also continue... 
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4/28/09New AMD Athlon™ X2 7850 Black Edition Delivers Up to 55% Greater Value Over Competing Products
— Celebrating the company's 40th Anniversary, AMD continues its heritage of delivering outstanding PC performance and value —  --4/28/2009  What: AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the AMD Athlon™ X2 7850 Black Edition processor, delivering leading technology and strong performance to the mainstream PC user for under $70 MSRP. Focused on designing and developing new products and platforms over the last 40 years, AMD’s unique technologies continue to create compelling user experiences at ... 
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4/23/09New Workstations Benefit from Performance and Reliability of ATI FirePro™ 3D Professional Graphics
− Specifically designed for engineering, animation and digital imaging professionals, AMD graphics accelerators enable OEMs to deliver workstation configurations that better meet customers’ performance needs − SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/23/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its entire line of industry leading ATI FirePro™ professional graphics accelerators are powering all-new OEM workstations for engineering, digital content creation and science professionals. AMD helps ensure tha... 
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4/23/09AMD Delivers the Ultimate Technology Platform for Video Producers Using Sony Creative Software
—AMD, Sony Creative Software and Colfax International to Give Away Two Video-Editing Workstations at the NAB Conference— LAS VEGAS, NV — National Association of Broadcasters Conference (NAB) --4/23/2009  AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced a collaboration with Sony Creative Software to deliver video producers a dynamic new hardware platform on PCs and workstations based on the Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ and AMD Phenom™ II X4 processors and ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 series graphics cards. Som... 
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4/23/09AMD ACCELERATES AWARD-WINNING AMD PLATFORM TECHNOLOGY, CODENAME "DRAGON," WITH NEW AMD
− AMD Phenom™ II 955 Black Edition processor is company’s fastest processor ever, giving performance users massive headroom, HD visuals, backwards compatibility and DDR3 support at a price the competition can’t beat −  --4/23/2009  WHAT: AMD announced a platform refresh today for Dragon platform technology, including the new AMD Phenom™ II X4 955 Black Edition processor. As AMD’s fastest ever quad-core processor, it brings all the capabilities gamers, enthusiasts and do-it-yourse... 
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4/22/09AMD Offers Glimpse of the Datacenter's Future with Game-changing Server Platform Roadmap
AMD Offers Glimpse of the Datacenter's Future with Game-changing Server Platform Roadmap —Divulges new details on upcoming six-core "Istanbul" processor, demonstrates next-generation G34 server platform — SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/22/2009  At the AMD Opteron™ processor Sixth Anniversary event at its Sunnyvale campus, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced game-changing new additions to its server platform roadmap and a significant acceleration in roadmap execution. Months ahead of... 
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4/22/09AMD Honors Earth Day with Introduction of AMD’s Lowest Available Power Band for Quad-Core Server Processors for Cloud Computing
— New 40W ACP AMD Opteron™ EE processor is full-featured energy miser, offers 13% power savings in platform-level power consumption compared to previous generation — SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/22/2009  Rushing in a new era of power efficiency, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ EE processor with AMD’s lowest x86 quad-core server power band. The new 40W ACP processor is designed for very dense data center environments such as those built for cloud computing, we... 
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4/21/09AMD Reports First Quarter Results
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 21, 2009-- AMD (NYSE:AMD) today reported first quarter 2009 results. For financial reporting purposes, AMD consolidates the operating results of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. in its results as of March 2, 2009 and has created the Foundry segment as of the start of the fiscal year. References to “AMD” in this announcement include these consolidated operating results which are reported for GAAP purp... 
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4/14/09AMD to Host Global Webcast on Future of Server Technology
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/14/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a global webcast event for the sixth anniversary of the AMD Opteron™ processor. The live webcast can be accessed at http://www.amd.com on the News Room home page, and it will be archived for 10 days following the event. In 2003, the launch of the world’s first x86-64 processor changed the landscape of the computing world and set a new course for AMD, our customers, partners and technology users. Join the celebration by web for ... 
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4/9/09AMD Renews Commitment to OpenGL API for Streamlined Application Development
− Support for OpenGL 3.0 and new AMD extensions now available, OpenGL 3.1 support to follow − SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/9/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its renewed commitment to the OpenGL 3D graphics API by offering OpenGL 3.0 support in ATI FirePro™ drivers. OpenGL is a leading environment for developing interactive 3D graphics applications. AMD also announced the publication of high value OpenGL extensions backed by a promise of future support for the recently-announced OpenG... 
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4/7/09AMD Opteron™ Processor Upgrade Program Drives Faster Time to Benefit in the Data Center
- AMD responds to challenging economic times for solution providers by enabling new revenue opportunities while enhancing end-customer total cost of ownership - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/7/2009  Offering partners and customers another cost-effective way to benefit from the performance and efficiency of AMD OpteronTM processor technology, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a global AMD Opteron Upgrade Program. The program includes 2000 series and 8000 series dual- and Quad-Core AMD Opteron ... 
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4/6/09ATI FirePro™ 3D Graphics Accelerators Offered On Top-To-Bottom Line of HP Workstations
− Newest AMD professional graphics accelerators deliver flexibility, performance and reliability professionals require − SUNNYVALE, Calif. --4/6/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its top-to-bottom line of industry-leading ATI FirePro™ graphics accelerators are now featured in the new HP Z Workstations. Graphics professionals who use and demand interactivity with complex 3D models in engineering, digital content creation and scientific fields now can take advantage of the... 
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4/2/09AMD Unveils ATI Radeon(TM) HD 4890, the Most Powerful Graphics Processor in the World
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2009-- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon™ HD 4890 graphics card, driven by the world’s most powerful graphics processor1. The newest addition to the award-winning ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 series boasts a whopping 1.36 TeraFLOPs of compute power, superior GDDR5 memory, and super-high engine clock speeds capable of nearly 1GHz. The advanced design of the ATI Radeon HD 4890 delivers ... 
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3/26/09AMD Demonstrates Optimized Executions of Havok Middleware on AMD platforms
AMD Demonstrates Optimized Executions of Havok Middleware on AMD platforms  – Balanced Platform of CPU + GPU Processing Delivers Optimal Game Experience – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. --3/26/2009  Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) and Havok, the premier provider of interactive software for physics simulation and content development, are presenting new, optimized executions of Havok’s physics middleware on AMD platforms at the 2009 Game Developers Conference. The demonstrations include... 
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3/26/09ATI FirePro™ V7750 From AMD Delivers Blazing Application Performance, Freeing Professionals to Create, Not Wait
− New AMD professional graphics accelerator delivers high-end performance and 1GB frame buffer for under $1,000 − SUNNYVALE, Calif. --3/26/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of the ATI FirePro™ V7750 graphics accelerator for the high-end market, ideally suited for graphics professionals working in engineering, digital content creation and scientific fields. These professionals need a 3D graphics accelerator that can quickly handle large models and shader-intensiv... 
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3/25/09AMD Announces Next-Generation, Platform-Agnostic Tools for Increased Game Development Efficiency
AMD Announces Next-Generation, Platform-Agnostic Tools for Increased Game Development Efficiency  - GPU PerfStudio 2.0 offers developers new features and flexibility to help cut development time and improve game performance - SUNNYVALE, CALIF. --3/25/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of GPU PerfStudio 2.0, a free, platform-agnostic, next-generation AMD graphics application development tool for game developers, obtainable through a closed beta program. GPU PerfS... 
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3/24/09AMD Demonstrates Live Migration between Three AMD Opteron(TM) Processor Generations with Industry-Leading Virtualization Capabilities
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 24, 2009-- Continuing its momentum and leadership in virtualization technology, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) today released the first video and images demonstrating live migration across three generations of AMD processors on VMware ESX 3.5, including the Six-Core AMD Opteron™ processor code-named “Istanbul.” Live Migration of virtual machines across physical servers... 
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3/23/09AMD Hosts Virtualization Webcast with Industry Partners
Sunnyvale, Calif. --3/23/2009  WHAT: As part of “Virtualization Ecosystem Month,” AMD’s month-long celebration of virtualization technology and the innovation of its virtualization partners, AMD is hosting a webcast with three leading virtualization software companies to discuss and answer questions about hardware-assisted virtualization. Partners participating in the webcast include Oracle, Sun Microsystems and VMware. AMD’s Earl Stahl, vice president of Software Development, will serve ... 
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3/18/09AMD Supports Microsoft Windows® 7 in ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 Unified Driver, Delivering Unsurpassed Stability and Key Performance Enhancements
— Unified graphics driver allows developers and beta testers to unlock the full potential of award-winning AMD DirectX® 10.1 graphics products and bring to life new Windows 7 Aero features — SUNNYVALE, Calif --3/18/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today released Windows® 7 driver support as part of the latest ATI Catalyst 9.3 unified graphics driver.  ATI Catalyst 9.3 represents the industry’s first unified driver installation package to incorporate Windows™ 7 support, including Windows Displa... 
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3/11/09AMD Announces Shipment of the 50 Millionth Graphics Processor for the Wii™ From Nintendo
- ATI ‘Hollywood’ graphics processor firmly establishes its position as most popular AMD GPU for consoles to date - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --3/11/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that the 50 millionth ATI ‘Hollywood’ graphics processor for the Wii™ game console from Nintendo shipped today. With 50 million units delivered, the ATI graphics processor code-named ‘Hollywood’ becomes the most successful AMD game console chip to date in terms of unit sales. “Nintendo values its ongoing relati... 
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3/9/09AMD Named to “100 Best Corporate Citizens” List by CRO Magazine
— Award recognizes AMD’s long-term commitment to corporate responsibility— SUNNYVALE, Calif. --3/9/2009  Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has been named to CRO Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for 2009. AMD secured the #46 ranking. CRO’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is the only list based on 100% publicly-available information and ranks Russell 1000 companies on their performance in seven key areas: Environment, Climate Change, Human Rights, Phi... 
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3/9/09New ATI FirePro™ Graphics Accelerator Brings Outstanding Energy Efficiency to Multiple Display Environments
- Operating at less than 18 watts for exceptional power efficiency, the ATI FirePro™ 2450 quad display card is designed to meet the performance and productivity needs of enterprise environments - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --3/9/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI FirePro™ 2450, a low profile quad display graphics accelerator that consumes minimal power, delivering exceptional power efficiency. Designed to operate at less than 18 watts, the new graphics accelerator is another exam... 
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3/3/09AMD Launches World’s First 40nm Graphics Processors: ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4860 and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4830
− Cutting-edge technology process and advanced memory technologies combine as AMD delivers highly mobile yet high-performance DirectX® 10.1 gaming and rich HD content − Hannover, Germany (CeBIT) --3/3/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the world’s first graphics processors to harness 40nm process technology: the ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 4860 and ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 4830. These feature-rich graphics processors redefine mobile PC entertainment with advanced capabilities includ... 
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3/2/09AMD & Partners Declare March "Virtualization Ecosystem Month"
   --3/2/2009  WHAT: To celebrate its established leadership in hardware-assisted virtualization technology and the innovation of its virtualization partners, AMD declares March “Virtualization Ecosystem Month.” Throughout March, AMD and valued virtualization software partners including Citrix, Microsoft, Oracle, Novell, Parallels, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems, Virtual Iron and VMware will participate in awareness activities about each company's important role in the widening adoption of vi... 
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3/2/09Bruce Claflin Appointed AMD Chairman of the Board
—Waleed Al Mokarrab, COO of Mubadala Development Company, appointed to AMD Board of Directors— SUNNYVALE, Calif. --3/2/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Bruce Claflin has been appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Claflin replaces Hector Ruiz, who retired from AMD’s Board in conjunction with assuming the position of Chairman of the Board of “The Foundry Company”. Mr. Claflin has been a member of AMD’s Board of Directors since August, 2003. The AMD Board also appoi... 
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3/2/09AMD Closes “Asset Smart” Transaction – Fulfills Vision to Create Two Leadership Companies Capable of Delivering Transformative Innovation and Impact to the Global Technology Industry
— AMD and Advanced Technology Investment Company form well-resourced U.S. based global semiconductor manufacturing services company — — Strategic partner Mubadala Development Company increases stake in AMD — SUNNYVALE, Calif. --3/2/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has closed its Asset Smart strategic transaction with the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) and Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi, setting the stage for the formal launch of the world’s onl... 
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3/2/09AMD to Host a Webcast in Relation to the Closing of The Foundry Company Manufacturing Joint Venture Transaction
  SUNNYVALE, Calif. --3/2/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Bob Rivet, Chief Operations and Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call at 1 p.m. PT (4:00 p.m. ET) on Thursday, March 5, 2009 to discuss the plans for AMD’s financial reporting, starting in the first fiscal quarter of 2009, taking into account the consummation of The Foundry Company manufacturing joint venture. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation will be available... 
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2/18/09AMD and the Advanced Technology Investment Company Secure Final Approval Necessary to Create New Leading-Edge Semiconductor Manufacturing Company
-AMD stockholders approve additional stock, warrants to Mubadala Development Company - -Parties committed to transaction close, expected by March 2, 2009- AUSTIN, Texas --2/18/2009  AMD [NYSE: AMD]today announced that its stockholders approved a proposal to issue common stock and warrants to an affiliate of Mubadala Development Company PJSC, paving the way for AMD and the Advanced Technology Investment Company of Abu Dhabi to create "The Foundry Company". With the stockholder... 
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2/17/09AMD Hosts Discussion: Business Case for Cloud Computing
  IDC Cloud Computing Forum, SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. --2/17/2009  At tomorrow’s IDC Cloud Computing Forum in San Francisco, AMD (NYSE: AMD) will host a panel discussion on “Building the Business Case for Cloud Computing: Understanding the Opportunities and Benefits.” Representatives from Accenture, Amazon, AMD, Red Hat, The Shumacher Group, and IDC analyst Frank Gens will discuss strategies to successfully plot and initiate a cloud computing course. In addition, panelists will explore ... 
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2/10/09AMD Announces Adjournment of Special Meeting of Stockholders Until Wednesday, February 18, 2009
  AUSTIN, Texas --2/10/2009  AMD [NYSE: AMD] announced today at its Special Meeting of Stockholders at the Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Drive in Austin, Texas that the Special Meeting of Stockholders has been adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Central Standard Time, on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at the Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Drive in Austin, Texas. At that meeting, a stockholder vote to approve the issuance of AMD shares and warrants pursuant to the Master Transaction Agr... 
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2/9/09AMD Extends the Mainstream Value of Dragon Platform Technology with 45nm AMD Phenom™ II Triple-Core Processors and Foundation for Memory Transition
— New AMD Phenom™ II triple- and quad-core processors fill market needs and provide increased choice for consumers, OEMs and channel partners — SUNNYVALE, Calif. --2/9/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) extended the value and lifespan of its heralded Dragon platform technology today with five new additions to its AMD Phenom™ II processor family, including the industry’s only 45nm triple-core processors and three new AMD Phenom II quad-core processors. These AMD Phenom II processors deliver ch... 
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2/2/09AMD to Webcast Special Meeting Of Stockholders
  SUNNYVALE, Calif.  --2/2/2009  AMD (NYSE:AMD) will hold a Special Meeting of Stockholders at 10 a.m. CT (11 a.m. ET) on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at the Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 Hotel Drive in Austin, Texas. AMD will provide a real-time audio webcast of the meeting on the Investor Relations page of its Web site at http://www.amd.com/us-en/Corporate/InvestorRelations/0,,51_306_15888,00.html. The webcast will be available for 10 days after the meeting. The Proxy Statement is a... 
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1/27/09AMD CMO Nigel Dessau Addresses the Evolution of Technology Trends in Keynote at Handelsblatt Annual Congress
— Dessau details how trends in x86 computing are transforming the way companies do business — Handelsblatt Annual Congress, Munich --1/27/2009  Today at the Handelsblatt Annual Congress in Munich, AMD (NYSE: AMD) Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Nigel Dessau addressed an international audience of CIOs and senior IT managers in a keynote that examined how trends in x86 computing are impacting the way companies operate. Highlighting new 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ pro... 
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1/26/09AMD Helps Customers Counter Rising Data Center Power and Cooling Expenses
— New Highly Efficient 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ HE processors now available in systems from Global OEMs and solution providers — SUNNYVALE, Calif. --1/26/2009  Addressing the number one challenge for data center managers1, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced widespread availability of five new low-power 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ HE processors. At 55-watt ACP, these new highly efficient processors help meet the industry’s rising demand for low power, cost-saving data center technolo... 
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1/26/09AMD Foundation and Games for Change Unveil Online Toolkit to Help Organizations Create Games on Social Issues
- Let the Games Begin toolkit captures content from 2008 Games for Change Festival 101 Workshop - SUNNYVALE, Calif. --1/26/2009  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of Let the Games Begin: A Toolkit 4 Making Social Issue Games, which helps nonprofit organizations to create social issue games on such topics as the environment, energy consumption, poverty and health. Produced by Games for Change with support from the AMD Foundation's AMD Changing the Game initiative, the ... 
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1/22/09AMD Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- January 22, 2009 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today reported fourth quarter 2008 revenue from continuing operations1 of $1.162 billion. Fourth quarter 2008 revenue decreased 35 percent compared to the third quarter of 2008 and 33 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2007. Fourth quarter 2008 revenue was down 28 percent sequentially, excluding third quarter 2008 process technology license revenue of $191 million. In the fourth quarter of 2008, AMD reported a net loss of... 
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1/20/09Qualcomm Acquires Handheld Graphics and Multimedia Assets from AMD
— Technology and Resource Assets to Strengthen Qualcomm's Leadership Position in Mobile Multimedia — SAN DIEGO and SUNNYVALE, Calif. --1/20/2009  Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Qualcomm has acquired certain graphics and multimedia technology assets, intellectual property and resources that were formerly the basis of AMD’s handheld business. The acquisition enhances Qualcomm’s multimedia capabilities, allowing Qualcomm to strengthen its ... 
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1/15/09AMD Offers New Package Features for Embedded Markets
—Helps system designers reduce enclosure size without sacrificing performance— SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- 1/15/2009 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced immediate availability of the AMD Sempron™ 210U and 200U processors for embedded systems. These new processors are available with five year longevity that is standard for AMD embedded components and feature lidless Ball Grid Array (BGA) packaging with the low power and high performance of AMD's Direct Connect Architecture. “T... 
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1/13/09AMD Lone Star Campus Receives LEED Gold Certification
AUSTIN, TX. -- 1/13/2009 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its Lone Star campus in Austin, TX has achieved a gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™. Based on current certified projects, this is the largest gold certified LEED® commercial building in Texas. The LEED Green Building Rating System is a nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high p... 
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1/9/09AMD Launches ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000 Series Graphics for Notebooks, Delivering Up to Twice the Gaming Performance of Previous Generation(1)
− Next generation notebook graphics processors uphold AMD’s industry leading position for product quality, stability and longevity − LAS VEGAS (2009 International CES) -- 1/9/2009 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 4000 series graphics, its next generation series of notebook graphics processors, bringing leading gaming and multimedia technology from the desktop to notebooks. These feature-rich graphics processors redefine mobile gaming with advanc... 
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1/8/09AMD Supercomputer To Deliver Next-Generation Games and Applications Entirely Through the Cloud
— Industry-leading CPU and graphics processing technologies in “AMD Fusion Render Cloud” designed to drive a revolution in content delivery and development — — One petaFLOPS device expected to be world’s fastest graphics supercomputer — LAS VEGAS (2009 International CES) -- 1/8/2009 -- Today at CES, AMD (NYSE: AMD) President and Chief Executive Officer Dirk Meyer and OTOY Chief Executive Officer Jules Urbach unveiled a plan to revolutionize the deployment, development ... 
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1/8/09AMD Releases the Dragon, Desktop Platform Technology Provides Users with Soaring Performance for Less Than $900 USD
— HP, Dell and Alienware plan “Dragon” platform technology-based desktop PCs — — Dragon platform technology capable of delivering HD gaming and video processing performance that rivals “extreme” PC platforms priced more than twice as high 1 — CES, LAS VEGAS -- 1/8/2009 -- Empowering consumers to get elite-level computing performance for under $900 U.S. dollars2, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today launched “Dragon” platform technology for desktop PCs featuring the new AMD Phenom™ II X4... 
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1/8/09Visually-Rich Experiences Take Center Stage During AMD’s Industry Insider Series Keynote at CES International 2009
— AMD demonstrates “AMD Fusion Render Cloud” reference design to enable reduced rendering times and power the next generation of games, films — — AMD joined on-stage by industry luminaries from Dell, Electronic Arts, Inc., HP, Lucasfilm, Ltd., MTV, OTOY — LAS VEGAS (2009 International CES) -- 1/8/2009 -- Today at CES, AMD (NYSE: AMD) President and Chief Executive Officer Dirk Meyer delivered an Industry Insider Series keynote demonstrating how AMD collaborates with l... 
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1/6/09Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Clears Path for Creation of "The Foundry Company"
U.S. Government Clearance Marks Major Milestone Toward Completion of New Global Foundry Transaction SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) and the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) announced today that they had obtained clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") regarding the creation of The Foundry Company, their leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing joint venture. CFIUS also ha... 
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1/6/09AMD Delivers Groundbreaking Platform for Ultrathin Notebooks
—The AMD Platform for Ultrathin Notebooks Delivers Balanced PC Performance with True HD Entertainment 1 in a Surprisingly Affordable, Amazingly Thin Notebook— LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- 1/6/2009 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of the AMD platform for ultrathin notebooks, enabling exceedingly thin and light OEM designs with rich entertainment capabilities at an affordable price. Previously codenamed “Yukon,” the platform is based on the new AMD Athlon™ Neo processor... 
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