SUNNYVALE, Calif. —3/19/2012
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today reached a major milestone in the graphics industry with worldwide availability of its full line of next generation AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series GPUs in less than three months. Starting in December, AMD launched the AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series, followed in February by the AMD Radeon™ HD 7700 Series and completed today with availability of the AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series graphics cards.
“Bringing the first 28nm graphics cards to market in December spurred us to continue pushing the boundaries, product after product, culminating with today’s product availability,” said Zvika Greenstein, director of product management, GPU Division, AMD. “Look at our feature set: Graphics Core Next, AMD Eyefinity 2.0, AMD PowerTune, AMD ZeroCore Power technologies and of course our GHz Edition graphics cards – it is without doubt that AMD stands alone in the graphics industry.” 1,2, 3
The AMD Radeon™ HD 7970, the world’s fastest and most advanced single GPU,4 unleashed AMD’s revolutionary Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture and packed in support for PCI Express® 3.0.1, 5 The momentum continued in January with the arrival of the AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 GPU and in February, with the AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series, including the first graphics card to ever break the 1 GHz barrier, the AMD Radeon™ HD 7770.6 With today’s availability of the AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series, packed with 2GB of GDDR5 memory for serious gaming, AMD is leading the way–unrivaled in providing customers with a full lineup of next-generation graphics cards.