AMD Introduces Vision Pro Technology and ATI Mobility Radeon™ 5000 Series Graphics at the CES 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada —1/7/2010
The visual experience of AMD platforms is transforming how consumers use computers at home, work, and play. At the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) AMD is announcing major innovations in the visual experience for consumers and businesses. On January 7th AMD introduced a lineup of next-generation DirectX 11-capable ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium graphics, including ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5870 graphics, the highest performance graphics for notebooks in the world.1 The entire family of DirectX 11-capable graphics consists of ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5800, ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5700, ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5600 and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5400 series graphics. This top-to-bottom family of Direct 11-capable notebook graphics introduces compelling new features including ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology , bringing powerful visual gaming and computing innovation to the notebook PC. Notebooks featuring the new graphics technology are previewed at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in the VISION Experience Center, located in the Grand Lobby (GL-8 and GL-10) of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The next-generation family of DirectX 11-capable ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series graphics represents a powerful upgrade for OEMs to existing and upcoming 2009 AMD Mainstream and 2nd Generation Ultrathin notebook platforms, as well as next-generation “Danube” mainstream and “Nile” ultrathin notebook platforms scheduled to launch in the first half of 2010.
On January 5th, AMD announced VISION Pro Technology, a new commercial PC platform brand that delivers a superior visual computing experience, and can help businesses increase productivity and gain competitive advantage by enabling visually stunning communications, marketing and sales materials. Graphics matter more than ever in business communication and innovative companies are leveraging balanced PC platform technology to generate and view rich visual presentations including videos and 3D graphics to communicate winning ideas. Commercial PCs based on VISION Pro Technology from AMD offer out-of-the-box support for multiple monitors, seamless viewing of videos, use of video conferencing software, and the performance necessary to create and view rich presentations with embedded video and 3D graphics.
- Based on tests conducted on November 3, 2009, the ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5870 3DMarkVantage score is 6568 which is the highest score reported to date by any notebook graphics card. As of January 7, 2010, only ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5850 break the teraFLOPs Barrier. Calculations: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 (700MHz*800 (shaders) *2 = 1.12 TeraFLOPs), ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 (625MHz*800*2= 1.0 TeraFLOPs.