AMD Acquires Software Company HiAlgo, Laying Groundwork for Future Gaming Innovation in Radeon Software
HiAlgo Acquisition Brings New Capabilities to Radeon Software to Maximize Gaming Experience per Dollar for PC Users
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/29/16 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the acquisition of software company HiAlgo Inc., a developer of unique PC gaming technologies designed to help Radeon™ RX Series GPUs transform gaming experience, increase GPU efficiency and improve the overall consistency of gaming experiences. The acquisition lays the groundwork for future gaming innovation in Radeon Software that will benefit owners of Radeon™ RX Series GPUs.
"Software is an integral part of advancing the science of graphics, enabling us to best harness the silicon of the GPU to maximize performance and deliver outstanding experiences in games and applications," said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. "HiAlgo embodies our spirit of passion, persistence and play by delivering a number of creative approaches to software that improve gamers' experiences, and helps future-proof1 the GPU."
Radeon Software enables the ultimate in performance, features and stability of Radeon™ graphics to ensure an exceptional user experience. Today, launching alongside the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card are nine new features of Radeon Software Crimson Edition designed to give users more control over their computing experience, including multi-GPU, display, and power efficiency settings, and a redefined overclocking tool in Radeon WattMan2.
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1 Statement of "future-proof" refers to support of current and upcoming technology standards including 14nm FinFET process technology, DirectX®12 and Vulkan™ API support, new display technology, and experiences such as VR. "Future-proof" statement is not meant to serve as a warranty or indicate that users will never have to upgrade their graphics technology again. Support of current and upcoming technology standards described above has the potential to reduce frequency of graphics upgrades for some users. RX-5
2 Formerly AMD OverDrive. AMD graphics processors are intended to be operated only within their associated specifications and factory settings. Operating your AMD graphics processor outside of specification or in excess of factory settings, including but not limited to overclocking, may damage your graphics processor and/or lead to other problems, including but not limited to, damage to your system components (including your motherboard and components thereon (e.g. memory)), system instabilities (e.g. data loss and corrupted images), shortened graphics processor, system component and/or system life and in extreme cases, total system failure. AMD does not provide support or service for issues or damages related to use of an AMD graphics processor outside of graphics processor specifications or in excess of factory settings. You may also not receive support or service from your system manufacturer. DAMAGES CAUSED BY USE OF YOUR AMD OR AMD GRAPHICS PROCESSOR OUTSIDE OF SPECIFICATION OR IN EXCESS OF FACTORY SETTINGS ARE NOT COVERED UNDER YOUR AMD PRODUCT WARRANTY AND MAY NOT BE COVERED BY YOUR SYSTEM MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY.
Source: Advanced Micro Devices
Released June 29, 2016