Is AMD going to get bought out by Dell
? It's a long shot, and it's not
really a rumor worth putting my stock into just yet, but all of that is
neither here nor there for AMD's production line. The company's still
hammering away on their own products, and this week they have the
pleasure of announcing that the AMD
Radeon HD 6450, 6570 and 6670
graphics cards are shipping in new desktops from HP, Dell and a lot of
Each of these are DirectX 11-capable, and the integrated Eyefinity
multi-display technology makes it possible to combine two or more
monitors into one large
workspace, allowing faster access to applications and enhanced
productivity. Desktop PC models with AMD Radeon HD 6450, HD 6570 and HD
cards are available today online and at major retailers worldwide,
while partners are scheduled to begin shipping add-in board versions of
the GPUs as early as Q2
In other words, if you're dying to get your hands on one of these cards
right this very moment, you'll need to bust out the checkbook and grab a
new rig. Such is life!
Top PC Makers Launch Desktop PCs with AMD Radeon™ HD 6450, HD 6570 and HD 6670 Discrete Graphics Cards
-New desktop PCs from Dell, HP and more pack the latest graphics punch from AMD, accelerating many everyday applications, supporting new levels of realism in the latest games, and enabling the ultimate desktop workspaces with AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology-
SUNNYVALE, Calif. —2/16/2011 AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that many of the industry’s top PC makers are choosing AMD Radeon™ discrete graphics to help customers unlock new levels of realism made possible by the company’s second generation of DirectX® 11-capable graphics, as well as enable acceleration of many everyday applications with AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology. Additionally, AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology makes it possible to combine two or more monitors into one large workspace, allowing faster access to applications and enhanced productivity.1 New desktop PCs featuring the AMD Radeon™ HD 6450, AMD Radeon™ HD 6570 and AMD Radeon™ HD 6670 graphics cards are available today from Dell, HP, and other leading PC manufacturers.
“Today more than ever, users’ computing experiences need to be visually appealing, supporting compelling HD content and unparalleled realism in games,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, GPU Division, AMD. “In response, PC makers are including AMD Radeon™ HD 6450, AMD Radeon™ HD 6570 and AMD Radeon™ HD 6670 graphics cards in their latest desktop designs. With AMD Radeon graphics, including the industry’s only second generation of DirectX 11-capable graphics and AMD Eyefinity technology, customers know they are getting the uncompromising premium experience they deserve.”
Desktop PC models with AMD Radeon™ HD 6450, HD 6570 and HD 6670 graphics cards are available today online and at major retailers worldwide. Partners are scheduled to begin shipping add-in board versions of the AMD Radeon™ HD 6450, HD 6570 and HD 6670 graphics cards as early as Q2 2011.
“Dell OptiPlex commercial desktops are designed for organizations that require maximum productivity and collaboration from their workforce,” said Mike Basore, marketing director, Client Product Group, Dell. “Graphically rich applications, HD content, multimedia training modules, and diverse types of digital content are now an everyday part of business. Using the AMD Radeon HD 6670 in the recently announced Dell OptiPlex desktop, ensures our customers have the graphics horsepower and image quality for an optimal computing experience.”
The new PCs powered by the latest AMD Radeon™ cards offer an incredibly vivid computing experience, made possible by:
* AMD EyeSpeed Visual acceleration technology, for smooth playback and superb quality 3D Blu-ray™, online streaming video, and other HD content, as well as acceleration of everyday applications such as Internet Explorer 9, Google Chrome, Adobe Flash Player 10.2 and other entertainment and productivity applications made possible through AMD APP technology.2
* AMD Eyefinity technology, for expanded desktop real estate across up to three displays that enables consumers to see more data, open more applications and view more information all at once.3
* The industry’s only second generation DirectX® 11-capable graphics, enabling consumers to play the latest games with the most realistic visuals and superior game performance.