Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) Keeps Innovating And Launching New Products

Posted by Nathan Alexander October 25, 2013 0 Comment 1027 views


On Thursday Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) launched the AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics card which is intended to mark a new era in PC gaming through this introduction of the ultimate graphics processing unit (GPU). As the top Radeon R9 series graphics cards, this new GPU is designed to deliver unmatched performance for the gamers who demand the best while surprisingly enhancing the audio and visual realism.

This latest in series R9 290X graphics card is comprised of AMD’s much admired and award winning GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture, an industry changing technology – Mantle. This will allow the leading game developers to benefit from an outstanding level of hardware optimization to unlock best-in-class performance and image quality experience for their gamers. Fitted with new TrueAudio technology, this graphics card is all set to deliver the most impressive PC gaming experience.

The Corporate Vice President and General Manager of AMD Graphics Business Unit, Matt Skynner mentioned that the unique combination of GCN architecture, AMD TrueAudio technology and Mantle will deliver unparalleled gaming experience by raising the bar for audio visuals and powerful performance, thus defining ultimate graphics solution for an unprecedented gaming experience.

Made for AMD Eyefinity technology and UltraHD (4K), this R9 290X graphics card features 4GB GDDR5 Memory, 2,816 stream processing units and optimal memory bandwidth of 320 GB/s. These cards are available at a starting price of $549 or EUR 399 excluding VAT.

As Advanced Micro Devices continues to push the boundaries of what is possible with its industry leading innovations and offerings, many of industry executives from Fortune’s annual World’s Most Admired list considers ‘innovation’ a priority. Recently at the Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, the Chief Executive Officer at International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), GinniRometty said, “When I think of IBM, I don’t define it by a product,” and added “If you think of yourself as a product, you’ll miss the trends, you’ll miss the shifts. And you’ll miss dangerous ones, like business models.” To remind, IBM is ranked 6th on the 2013 World’s Most Admired Companies list.



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