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Advanced Micro Devices

November 30, 2016 16:01 ET

AMD to Showcase "Summit Ridge" "Zen"-based CPU at New Horizon Live Event

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 30, 2016) - AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. CST it will host New Horizon, a fan-focused preview event and live stream featuring the new AMD Zen-based "Summit Ridge" desktop CPU, including performance demonstrations, ahead of the planned first quarter 2017 launch. The event will live stream from Austin, Texas, and feature AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su as well as other guests, and will be hosted by Geoff Keighley, popular video game journalist and TV presenter.

Fans, media, and investors alike can view the real-time event video webcast on AMD's website at www.AMD.com/NewHorizon. A replay of the webcast can be accessed a few hours after the conclusion of the live event and will be available for one year after the event. The replay of the webcast will also be accessible on the AMD YouTube channel.

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