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AMD 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
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 processors with the forthcoming DirectX 11 programming interface is set to forever change both applications and PC gaming for the better. To illustrate, AMD showed numerous examples of faster application performance and new game features using the world’s first true DirectX 11 graphics processor.
Get ready for a revolution : Games and other applications are about to …

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AMD 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 −
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 relationship with AMD. AMD’s graphics technology expertise as displayed in the ATI ‘Hollywood’ chip is a great part of the momentum of Wii. Our combined efforts help deliver entertaining experiences to create many smiling faces in living rooms around the world,” said Genyo Takeda, general manager of Integrated …

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AMD 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 −
AMD (NYSE: AMD) 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 including support for the latest Microsoft DirectX® 10.1 games, a home theater-quality HD multimedia experience, and energy-efficient features for long battery life at work, at home or at play.
“People now decidedly prefer mobile PCs, and innovations like this 40nm mobile GPU show AMD is uniquely positioned to make the best entertainment experiences of desktop PCs …

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