SOURCE: Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices

January 04, 2011 00:01 ET

Media Alert: AMD Introduces Its Fastest Quad Core and New Six Core Processor Models

Award-Winning AMD Phenom™ II Processors Combined With AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series Graphics Deliver The Ultimate Visual Experience™ for High Definition Entertainment

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - January 4, 2011) -

What:
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced new desktop processors including AMD's fastest quad-core desktop processor. These processors join AMD's award-winning 8-series chipset and recently launched AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 series graphics for PCs that enable vivid high-definition experiences in 3D with GPU-accelerated multimedia performance. With these latest technologies, gamers and PC enthusiasts can enjoy The Ultimate Visual Experience™ on a new PC featuring VISION Black Technology from AMD.

  • The AMD Phenom™ II X4 975 Black Edition is AMD's fastest quad-core processor, an enthusiast's favorite including unlocked clock multipliers and quad-core performance.
  • The AMD Phenom™ II X6 1065T is a new six-core processor combining high performance, low 95W TDP, and AMD Turbo CORE technology.

Why:
The growth of high-definition and 3D digital media content has created a new level of immersive visual experience. The versatility of VISION Technology-based PCs creates almost limitless possibilities for consumers, such as moving to the Internet for video entertainment, creating lasting video and photo memories, playing the most visually intensive PC games, and improving performance when multi-tasking.

Who:
Anyone looking for a new computer with multi-core value, versatile platform options, high definition video, and 3D graphics will benefit from a new PC with VISION Technology from AMD.

Resources:

  • Check out current promotions including AMD-based products from CyberPower, iBuyPower, NewEgg, NCIX, and TigerDirect
  • More information on AMD desktop processor models, prices and comparisons is available here
  • Follow all news from the AMD desktop team on Twitter at @AMDDesktop
  • Read more about Vision Technology from AMD at http://blogs.amd.com/home

About AMD
AMD (NYSE: AMD) is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of vivid digital experiences with its ground-breaking AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). AMD's graphics and computing technologies power a variety of devices including PCs, game consoles and the powerful computers that drive the Internet and businesses. For more information, visit http://www.amd.com.

AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, AMD Phenom, Radeon, The Ultimate Visual Experience and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Simon Solotko
    AMD Public Relations
    (512) 602-4851
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