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AMD Introduces Its Fastest Six-Core and Dual-Core Desktop Processors to Enhance High-Definition Entertainment Experiences
AMD Phenom(TM) II Black Edition Processors to Power Performance PCs

SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec 07, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --

What:

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced two new "Black Edition" processors including AMD's new flagship six-core desktop processor. These processors join AMD's award-winning 8-series chipset and recently launched AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6000 series graphics for PCs that deliver vivid high-definition experiences in 3D with GPU-accelerated multimedia performance. With these latest technologies, gamers and PC enthusiasts can enjoy The Ultimate Visual Experience(TM) on a new PC featuring VISION Black Technology from AMD.

--  The AMD Phenom(TM) II X6 1100T is AMD's new desktop flagship
    processor, offering high-end features like unlocked clock multipliers,
    Turbo CORE technology and six-core performance.
--  The AMD Phenom(TM) II X2 565 Black Edition is an affordable
    processor for enthusiasts looking for performance-tuning capabilities
    at amazing clock speeds.

Why:

The growth of high-definition and 3D digital media content has created a new level of immersive visual experience. The versatility of VISION Technology-based PCs creates almost limitless possibilities for consumers, such as moving to the Internet for video entertainment, creating lasting video and photo memories, playing the most visually intensive PC games, and improving performance when multi-tasking -- all without sacrificing battery life.

Who: Anyone looking to upgrade to a new PC with multi-core value, versatile platform options, high definition video, and 3D graphics will benefit from a new PC with VISION Technology from AMD.

Resources:

--  Check out current promotions including AMD-based products from
    CyberPower, iBuyPower, NewEgg, and NCIX
--  More information on AMD desktop processor models, prices and
    comparisons is available here
--  Follow all news from the AMD desktop team on Twitter at @AMDDesktop
--  Read how to build an amazingly powerful and affordable PC featuring
    VISON Black Technology from AMD and more at http://blogs.amd.com/home

About AMD Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the next generation of computing and graphics solutions at work, home and play. For more information, visit http://www.amd.com.

AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, ATI, the ATI logo, AMD Phenom, Radeon, The Ultimate Visual Experience and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact:
Simon Solotko
AMD Public Relations
(512) 602-4851
Email Contact


SOURCE: Advanced Micro Devices

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