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4/24/17The New Radeon Pro Duo Delivers Professional-Grade Performance & Flexibility for Today's Most Complex Multi-Tasking Workflows
With up to 2 times faster performance vs. the closest competing professional graphics card(1) on select professional applications, users can truly divide and conquer LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/17 -- NAB SHOW 2017 - Today AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the world's first dual-GPU graphics card designed for professionals: the Polaris-architecture-based Radeon™ Pro Duo. Built on the capabilities of the Radeon™ Pro WX 7100, the Radeon Pro Duo professional graphics card is designed to exce... 
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4/18/17Radeon(TM) RX 500 Series: The Most Compelling Graphics Card Upgrade Yet
Designed with the perfect balance of performance and features for the 9 out of 10 gamers that play on outdated graphics cards SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/17 -- Today AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) introduced the Radeon™ RX 500 series, a new line of graphics cards featuring a powerful combination of improved game performance, higher clock speeds1, and a refined 2nd generation Polaris architecture, giving PC gamers the best reasons yet to upgrade their graphics. The Radeon RX 500 series was desig... 
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4/11/17Worldwide Release of AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop Processors for Gamers and Creators Marks Arrival of Market's Highest-Performance 6-Core Processor
Four AMD Ryzen 5 Processors with up to 87% more performance than Core i5 Bring Innovation and Efficiency to Millions More PC Users SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/17 -- Following the global release of award-winning AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processors in March, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today launched all four models of its new high-performance AMD Ryzen 5 desktop processor, introducing disruptive levels of compute performance at a variety of price points. AMD Ryzen 5 processors deliver immersive e... 
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4/10/17AMD to Report Fiscal First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced today that it will report first quarter 2017 financial results on Monday, May 1, 2017 after the close of market. Management will conduct a conference call to discuss these results at 5 p.m. EDT / 2 p.m. PDT. Interested parties are invited to listen to the webcast of the conference call via AMD's investor Relations website ir.amd.com. An archive of the webcast will be available for approximately one year after the confere... 
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4/10/17AMD Expands Technology Portfolio to Drive Immersive Computing Vision with Acquisition of Wireless Virtual Reality IP from Nitero
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced it has acquired intellectual property (IP) and key engineering talent from Nitero, a pioneer in millimeter wave solutions capable of enabling future generations of wireless Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) headsets. The acquisition provides AMD with a broader portfolio of IP capable of enabling VR headset and solution providers with key technology required to create more immersive computing experience... 
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4/4/17AMD to Host Financial Analyst Day on May 16, 2017
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that the company will host its Financial Analyst Day on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. A live video webcast of the presentation with slides will be available on the company's Investor Relations website: http://ir.amd.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed approximately 24 hours after the conclusion of the live event and will be available for approximately one year after the event. About AMD For more tha... 
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3/30/17AMD to Host Hybrid Annual Meeting of Stockholders
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/30/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) is scheduled to hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 9 a.m. PDT at its corporate headquarters, "Commons Building," 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale, Calif. and on the internet through a virtual meeting at amd.onlineshareholdermeeting.com. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed during the meeting. The matters to be voted on at the meeting are set forth in AMD's Proxy Statement filed... 
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3/30/17Stardock and Oxide Complete First Optimization for AMD Ryzen CPUs Delivering Up to 30 Percent "Average FPS All Batches" Uplift in "Ashes of the Singularity" DirectX 12 Benchmark
Releasing today on Steam, optimized game impressively scales with new AMD Ryzen CPU architecture to achieve from 26 to 33 percent score uplift in benchmark testing SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/30/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced, in conjunction with game developers Stardock and Oxide Games, the completion of initial optimization of "Ashes of the Singularity" for AMD Ryzen desktop processors resulting in significant performance increases. The popular game title, which initially l... 
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3/15/17AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs to Power Performance Desktop PCs Starting April 11 Worldwide
Four Ryzen 5 CPUs Bring Leadership Compute and Smooth Gaming Performance to Popular Price-Points SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/15/17 -- Following the successful introduction of AMD Ryzen™ 7 desktop processors including record pre-orders and award-winning1 performance, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced Ryzen™ 5 desktop processors will launch worldwide on April 11, 2017, offering disruptive price-to-performance for gamers and creators. With end users at the heart of everything AMD does, ... 
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3/8/17AMD Collaborates with Microsoft to Advance Open Source Cloud Hardware
Microsoft's Project Olympus platform design to incorporate the upcoming high-performance "Naples" x86 server processor SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/08/17 -- At the 2017 Open Compute Project U.S. Summit, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced their collaboration with Microsoft to incorporate the cloud delivery features of AMD's next-generation "Naples" processor with Microsoft's Project Olympus -- Microsoft's next-generation hyperscale cloud hardware design and a new model for open source hardw... 
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3/7/17AMD Previews "Naples" High-Performance Server Processor, Prepares to Return Innovation and Choice to the Datacenter in Q2 2017
AMD Targets Needs of Modern Datacenter and Cloud Applications with More Cores, More Memory Capacity and More I/O than the Competition SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/07/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today took a significant step into the server and datacenter market with its most detailed look yet at the upcoming high-performance CPU for servers, codenamed "Naples". Purpose-built to disrupt the status-quo and to scale across the cloud datacenter and traditional on-premise server configuratio... 
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3/2/17AMD Ryzen(TM) 7 Desktop Processors Featuring Record-Breaking Overclocking Performance Available Worldwide Today
New Ryzen 7 Processors Set to Reinvigorate the Desktop Computing Market; Unprecedented Pre-Order Sales Show Ryzen Leads Best Seller Lists SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/02/17 -- After four years and thousands of hours of development, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today released the first three models of its highly anticipated, high-performance AMD Ryzen™ desktop processor. Strong demand for these new desktop CPUs drove record pre-orders from more than 180 global etailers and boutique OEMs throughou... 
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3/1/17AMD's "Vega" GPU to Power LiquidSky Platform for Enthusiast-Level Gameplay Anywhere
State-of-the-art GPU and revolutionary game streaming technology knocking down barriers to enthusiast-class PC gaming experiences SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/01/17 -- GDC -- Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that its upcoming Vega architecture-based GPUs have been selected to power LiquidSky, enabling gamers around the world to enjoy the extraordinary power of Vega from anywhere. LiquidSky already lets their 1.4 million beta users play any PC video game as it was meant to be enjo... 
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2/28/17AMD and Bethesda Softworks Partner to Propel PC Gaming Forward
Groundbreaking, multi-title strategic partnership brings the companies' top talent together to speed pace of game technology development and leverage latest disruptions in CPU and GPU technology from AMD SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) and Bethesda Softworks today announced a long-term strategic partnership to rapidly advance game technology development, fuel new PC game experiences, and reshape the gaming landscape. The collaboration brings together two ti... 
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2/22/17Innovation and Competition Return to High-Performance PCs March 2nd with Worldwide AMD Ryzen 7 Availability
AMD Ryzen 7 Lineup Includes the World's Highest Performing and Lowest Powered 8-core Desktop PC Processors; Immediate Pre-order Availability From More Than 180 Retailers and Boutique OEMs SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/22/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the global launch of AMD Ryzen™ 7 desktop processors, with pre-orders starting today from more than 180 global etailers and boutique OEMs, to the delight of PC gamers, content creators, enthusiasts, and fans worldwide. After ... 
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2/21/17AMD Shares Stage with Leading Game Developers to Showcase the Future of Graphics & Processor Technologies
2nd annual "Capsaicin Live" Webcast during the 2017 Game Developers Conference to contain exclusive looks at the summer's most anticipated PC games and VR experiences SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/21/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced its second annual "Capsaicin Live" webcast and press event on Tuesday, February 28 at 10:30 AM PT (12:30 PM CT/1:30 PM ET) during the 2017 Game Developer Conference, broadcast live from the famed San Francisco theater district. Hosted by Radeon Techn... 
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2/21/17AMD Appoints John W. Marren to Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/21/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the appointment of John W. Marren, 53, to its board of directors coinciding with Martin Edelman's decision to step down as member of the company's board of directors, a position he has held since 2013. Marren's 30-year career spans both the financial and technology industries, with a deep focus on semiconductors. He retired from Texas Pacific Group (TPG) Capital in 2015 after spending 16 years at the firm as senio... 
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2/7/17AMD Embedded Technology Celebrates More than 10 Years Supporting Global Casino Gaming Customers
Millions of graphics units shipped for OEMs designing slot machines, bar games, advanced entertainment platforms and more LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/17 -- ICE -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced more than a decade of developing scalable, high-performance, low-power embedded processors for the global casino gaming industry, including major players such as International Game Technology (IGT), Scientific Games (SG), Unidesa and Quixant, among others. The company's accelerated pr... 
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1/31/17AMD Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 Financial Results
Annual revenue increased 7 percent; fourth quarter revenue grew 15 percent year-over-year SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/31/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016 of $1.11 billion, operating loss of $3 million and net loss of $51 million, or $0.06 per share. Non-GAAP(1) operating income was $26 million, non-GAAP(1) net loss was $8 million and non-GAAP(1) loss per share was $0.01. ... 
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1/12/17AMD to Report Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results on January 31, 2017
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/12/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that it will webcast its earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at 5 p.m. EST / 2 p.m. PST to discuss the results of its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2016. All interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the real-time audio webcast of the teleconference over the internet through AMD's website at ir.amd.com. An archive of the webcast will be available for approximatel... 
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1/5/17Vega: AMD's New Graphics Architecture for Virtually Unlimited Workloads
Brand new high performance GPU architecture removes many traditional constraints from Gaming, VR, Professional Design and Machine Intelligence arenas SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/05/17 -- Today AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) unveiled preliminary details of its forthcoming GPU architecture, Vega. Conceived and executed over 5 years, Vega architecture enables new possibilities in PC gaming, professional design and machine intelligence that traditional GPU architectures have not been able to address ... 
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1/4/17AMD Showcases High-Performance Ecosystem Ready for Ryzen(TM) Including PCs and AM4 Motherboards from Technology Partners
New Powerful and Versatile AM4 Motherboards and 'Dream PCs' from Global SIs Highlight Breadth of Partner Support for AMD Ryzen(TM) Processors LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 01/04/17 -- 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- Following global excitement generated by the reveal of new technology and performance details of upcoming AMD Ryzen™ high-performance desktop processors, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced 16 cutting-edge high-performance AM4 motherboards from five manufac... 
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1/3/17Radeon FreeSync(TM) 2 Technology Brings High Dynamic Range Gaming to Advanced PC Displays
Combined with Low Framerate Compensation, AMD supercharges next generation FreeSync displays SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/03/17 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced Radeon FreeSync™ 2 technology, the next major milestone in delivering smooth gameplay and advanced pixel integrity to gamers, with planned availability to consumers in 1H 2017. Qualifying FreeSync™ 2 monitors will harness low-latency, high-brightness pixels, excellent black levels, and a wide color gamut to display High D... 
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