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 A History of Innovation: 2000 – 2009

 
2009

six monitor display 

Unveiled the revolutionary Eyefinity multidisplay technology, allowing PCs to simultaneously connect up to six ultra-HD displays
2009

5970 graphics card  

Introduced the ATI Radeon™ HD 5970, the world’s fastest graphics card at the time,to deliver the ultra-high resolution and performance needed for demanding PC games

2009
Introduced our most energy-efficient AMD Opteron™ processor to date, the Quad-Core AMD Opteron EE processor
2009
Introduced our ultrathin notebook platform that enabled exceedingly thin and light laptop designs with rich entertainment capabilities at affordable prices
2008
Launched AMD LIVE!™ Explorer to enable immersive HD entertainment for the home PC
2007
Introduced ATI Radeon™ HD 2000 series graphics processors to deliver The Ultimate Visual Experience™ graphics for desktop and mobile platforms
2006
Debuted the AMD CrossFire™ multi-GPU gaming platform
2006
With our acquisition of ATI, we became the only company then capable of delivering leading-edge CPU and GPU solutions in volume
2005

 

Became a founding member and technology partner of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) ini​tiative, whose goal is to help connect 50% of the world’s people to the Internet by 2015
2004
Demonstrated the world’s first native dual- and quad-core x86 server processors
2005
Introduced the world's highest performing processors for 1-8P x86 servers and workstations
2003

AMD Opteron logo  

Launched the AMD Opteron™ processor, the world’s first x86 64-bit processor, enabling industry-wide ability to seamlessly transition from 32- to 64-bit computing

2002
Introduced AMD Catalyst™ software that combines the power of AMD Radeon™ graphics processors with AMD APUs to offer gaming enthusiasts unprecedented performance and visual quality
2002
Debuted AMD Cool'n'Quiet™ technology with the Athlon™ XP family, to help lower power consumption, enable quieter-running systems and deliver performance on-demand
2001
Debuted the AMD Athlon™ MP processor, our first multiprocessing platform
2000

1GHz logo 

Became the first to break the historic 1GHz clock-speed barrier
2000
Introduced AMD PowerNow!™ technology designed to save battery power and reduce heat and noise
2000

Motorcycle on 3 screens 

ATI Radeon™ graphics technology debuted as the leading product for high-end gaming and 3D workstations

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