AMD 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 throughout the week prior to launch. Now offered for purchase around the globe, Ryzen is the first processor based on the entirely new AMD “Zen” core microarchitecture, […]

AMD'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 enjoyed — from the latest AAA titles to indie hits — on Android phone or tablet, low-spec Windows®, Mac®, and even Linux® devices. With Vega’s […]

AMD 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 titans of the gaming industry: Bethesda Softworks, whose storied 30-year history has produced legendary games including those in The Elder Scrolls series, Fallout 3 and 4, DOOM, Wolfenstein: The New Ord…

Innovation 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 four years and more than two million engineering hours of development, Ryzen is ready to unleash its powerful purpose, shake up the market, and connect […]

AMD 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 Technologies Group’s Senior Vice President and Chief Architect, Raja Koduri, the show will be a celebration of PC gaming, the technology steering its […]

AMD 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 senior partner and head of technology investments. Prior to TPG, he was managing director and co-head of the Technology […]

AMD 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 processing units (APUs), systems-on-a-chip (SOCs) and discrete graphics processing units (GPUs) enable various display configurations for an increasingly immersive end user experience. Casino gaming h…

AMD 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. GAAP Financial Results …

AMD 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 approximately one year after the conference call. About AMD For more than 45 years, AMD has driven […]

Vega: 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 effectively. Data-intensive workloads are becoming the new normal, and the parallel nature of the GPU lends itself ideally to tackling them. However, processing these huge new datasets requires fast a…