AMD Brings the Future of Computing to Life at 2015 International CES

New APU, GPU and embedded pro짯ducts from AMD and part짯ners show짯ca짯se breakth짯rough com짯pu짯ting expe짯ri짯en짯ces for enthu짯si짯asts, gamers and main짯stream con짯su짯mers alike 

LAS VEGAS, Nev. 2015 Inter짯na짯tio짯nal Con짯su짯mer Elec짯tro짯nics Show (CES) Jan. 5, 2015 AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) and its tech짯no짯lo짯gy part짯ners are rea짯dy to wow atten짯de짯es of the 2015 Inter짯na짯tio짯nal CES with a wide ran짯ge of new pro짯ducts and tech짯no짯lo짯gy demons짯tra짯ti짯ons that show짯ca짯se AMD셲 view of the future of com짯pu짯ting, and rein짯force the company셲 sur짯round com짯pu짯ting lea짯der짯ship. The com짯pa짯ny will show짯ca짯se an array of inno짯va짯tions powered by the latest AMD Acce짯le짯ra짯ted Pro짯ces짯sing Unit (APU), Rade짯on꽓 Gra짯phics Pro짯ces짯sing Unit (GPU) tech짯no짯lo짯gies, and embedded designs that push the boun짯da짯ries of modern computing.

AMD is con짯tri짯bu짯ting to the exci짯te짯ment of CES 2015 with new gra짯phics and com짯pu짯ting tech짯no짯lo짯gy that powers breakth짯rough con짯su짯mer and com짯mer짯cial com짯pu짯ting expe짯ri짯en짯ces of today and tomor짯row, said John Byr짯ne, seni짯or vice pre짯si짯dent and gene짯ral mana짯ger, Com짯pu짯ting and Gra짯phics busi짯ness group, AMD. 쏷his year, we con짯ti짯nue to see inspi짯ring deve짯lo짯p짯ments in vir짯tu짯al rea짯li짯ty, Ultra high Defi짯ni짯ti짯on 4K reso짯lu짯ti짯on com짯pu짯ting and bey짯ond, com짯pu짯ting form fac짯tor and intui짯ti짯ve user inter짯face inno짯va짯ti짯on. AMD is thril짯led to power the best of the짯se with new gene짯ra짯ti짯ons of our smart, inno짯va짯ti짯ve, and effi짯ci짯ent technology.

2015 AMD at CES Highlights: 

  • The next gene짯ra짯ti짯on of mobi짯le com짯pu짯ting AMD셲 first high-per짯for짯mance sys짯tem-on-a-chip (SoC) and next-gene짯ra짯ti짯on Mobi짯le APU code짯na짯med 쏞ar짯ri짯zo will be show짯ca짯sed. Expec짯ted in mar짯ket by mid-year, 쏞ar짯ri짯zo has been desi짯gned for both modern con짯su짯mer com짯pu짯ting habits and the needs of IT depart짯ments a plat짯form built for an always-on, media-cen짯tric and pro짯duc짯ti짯vi짯ty-cen짯tric life짯style with sup짯port for next-gene짯ra짯ti짯on APIs such as DirectX짰 12, Open짯CL꽓 2.0, and the forth짯co짯ming Win짯dows 10 ope짯ra짯ting system.
  • 4K and bey짯ond AMD will be demons짯t짯ra짯ting excep짯tio짯nal ultra-high-defi짯ni짯ti짯on expe짯ri짯en짯ces at 4K reso짯lu짯ti짯ons and bey짯ond, spot짯light짯ing 4K gam짯ing using AMD Rade짯on꽓 R9 gra짯phics and AMD Eye짯fi짯ni짯ty tech짯no짯lo짯gy, the Apple iMac with 5K Reti짯na dis짯play powered by AMD Rade짯on R9 gra짯phics, and the new Ali짯en짯wa짯re 15 note짯books with 4K dis짯play sup짯port powered by new AMD Rade짯on R9 M295X graphics.
  • New con짯su짯mer and com짯mer짯cial cli짯ent expe짯ri짯en짯ces AMD and its tech짯no짯lo짯gy part짯ners will pre짯sent exci짯ting con짯su짯mer and com짯mer짯cial cli짯ent com짯pu짯ting expe짯ri짯en짯ces at CES for work and play, inclu짯ding AMD Face Log짯in and AMD Ges짯tu짯re Con짯trol on the Leno짯vo Ide짯a짯Pad Z50 lap짯top powered by the AMD A10-7300 APU with AMD Rade짯on꽓 R6 gra짯phics, acce짯le짯ra짯ted appli짯ca짯ti짯ons on the HP Eli짯te짯Book 725 G2 powered by the AMD A10 PRO-7350B APU with AMD Rade짯on꽓 R6 gra짯phics, inno짯va짯ti짯ve ways to mana짯ge video con짯tent on the HP Envy TouchSmart powered by AMD FX-7500 APU with AMD Rade짯on꽓 R7 gra짯phics, and a space-saving home thea짯ter PC in the ZOTAC ZBOX PA330 pico Series powered by the AMD A4 Micro-6400T APU.
  • AMD Free짯Sync tech짯no짯lo짯gy for smoot짯her gam짯ing Free짯Sync tech짯no짯lo짯gy enables an impro짯ved gam짯ing expe짯ri짯ence through dyna짯mic refresh rates that are syn짯chro짯ni짯zed to the frame rate of AMD Rade짯on꽓 gra짯phics cards and APUs. At CES, AMD셲 part짯ners, inclu짯ding, BenQ, LG Elec짯tro짯nics, Nixeusm, Sam짯sung, and View짯So짯nic will show짯ca짯se the world셲 first Free짯Sync-enab짯led dis짯plays[i].
  • Embedded inno짯va짯ti짯on QNAP, a lea짯ding pro짯vi짯der of net짯work atta짯ched sto짯rage (NAS) sys짯tems, will announ짯ce that the AMD Embedded G멣eries sys짯tem-on-chip (SoC) is powe짯ring their new TVS-x63 plat짯form. Also at CES, AMD will demo various embedded solu짯ti짯ons powered by AMD Embedded pro짯ces짯sors, inclu짯ding Giz짯mo 2, an open source deve짯lo짯p짯ment board offe짯ring out짯stan짯ding com짯pu짯te and gra짯phics per짯for짯mance for embedded pro짯gramm짯ers and advan짯ced DIY짯ers; Bio짯Di짯gi짯talPC, a cre짯dit card-sized x86 PC desi짯gned for mul짯ti짯ple ver짯ti짯cal mar짯kets; and Thin짯Labs All-In-One POE Thin Cli짯ent, ide짯al for digi짯tal signage and point of sale systems.

Emer짯ging Trends in Gam짯ing CES Super짯Ses짯si짯on Panel

Richard Hud짯dy, AMD셲 chief gam짯ing sci짯en짯tist, is par짯ti짯ci짯pa짯ting in the CES Super짯Ses짯si짯on panel 쏣mer짯ging Trends in Gam짯ing on Janu짯ary 6 at 11:30 a.m. PST at the Las Vegas Con짯ven짯ti짯on Cen짯ter in the North Hall, room N258 whe짯re he and other indus짯try lumi짯na짯ries will dis짯cuss the impact that vir짯tu짯al rea짯li짯ty, free-to-play and mobi짯le games are having on the glo짯bal gam짯ing business.

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[i] Free짯Sync is an AMD tech짯no짯lo짯gy desi짯gned to redu짯ce or eli짯mi짯na짯te screen tears in games and vide짯os by allo짯wing the monitor셲 refresh rate to be con짯trol짯led by and syn짯chro짯ni짯zed to the Rade짯on R몊eries gra짯phics card or APU Rade짯on R몊eries gra짯phics.  Requi짯res Dis짯play짯Po짯rt 1.2a com짯pli짯ant moni짯tors that sup짯port Dis짯play짯Po짯rt Adap짯ti짯ve-Sync and an AMD desk짯top 2014 A몊eries APU with Rade짯on R몊eries gra짯phics, with forth짯co짯ming Free짯Sync-enab짯led dri짯ver.  Sup짯port for use with mul짯ti짯ple moni짯tors plan짯ned.  Con짯firm sup짯port짯ed tech짯no짯lo짯gies with sys짯tem manu짯fac짯tu짯rer befo짯re purchase.