New AMD Chipset to Serve as Foundation for Exceptional Windows® 7 Mainstream Platform

August 6, 2009 // 12:59 p.m.

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—AMD 785G chipsets designed for cost-conscious consumers looking for advanced gaming, entertainment and multi-tasking experiences

What: AMD (NYSE:AMD), an industry leader in chipset technology, today announced the AMD 785G chipset. Designed to be at the core of the

ultimate mainstream PC for Windows® 7, it features ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 graphics technology for vibrant colors and life-like visuals, stunning

DirectX® 10.1 gaming, and multi-core processing for a seamless experience on Windows 7-capable systems.

Why: Strong Windows 7 pre-order sales shows consumers are looking to change their existing PC experience. When combined with AMD Athlon™ II

processors, the resulting platform delivers an excellent Windows 7 experience that is ideal for HD entertainment, gaming and managing a digital


Benefits: PC platforms with the new AMD 785G chipset strike an excellent balance between performance, features and stability to help consumers

fully take advantage of what Windows® 7 can offer. This platform includes the following features:

· DirectX 10.1 support for the latest games

· UVD2 for accelerated, GPU-enabled, decoding

· First AMD chipset with ATI Stream technology for amazingly fast video transcoding and application performance

· Advanced technology to keep your PC running cool and quiet

· Latest support for HDMI 1.3 and DisplayPort

· SidePort Memory support for DDR3/DDR2 performance cache

· Hard disk performance improvements with RAID support

· Broad partner availability


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