As of January 2018, global PC game revenues reached $33 billion, according to Superdata. Millions of gamers continue to purchase and upgrade PCs for the purpose of gaming, and the market is only growing. One of the most important parts of any PC gamer’s system is their graphics card.

To enjoy high-end gaming experiences and revolutionary technologies such as virtual reality, powerful graphics are vital. AMD’s Radeon™ graphics products offer an array of benefits to gamers of all budgets and needs. Additionally, Radeon™ graphics products enable your customers to stream, watch media, help them surf the web, and more. More than ever, graphics technologies are integrated in day-to-day system usage.

What does AMD offer to your customers when it comes to powerful graphics options? How does AMD take steps to enable great gaming experiences?

Unlocking the World of Gaming for All

AMD Radeon Software Features

AMD starts by offering a variety of graphics products at all price ranges and requirements. From its AMD Athlon™ processor with Radeon™ Vega graphics, to Radeon™ RX discrete graphics cards like the Radeon™ RX 580 and the Radeon™ RX Vega 64, AMD offers options to gamers at any budget size. AMD believes every customer should have the option to game, and AMD’s products strongly reflect this.

Beyond providing options for each customer, AMD works hard to ensure its Radeon™ graphics products provide an incredible gaming experience, and an immersive media experience.

AMD Radeon FreeSync™ display technology provides a sublime stutter and tear-free experience when gaming,1 while AMD Eyefinity™ technology allows customers to play games across multiple monitors for a panoramic and immersive experience.

Finally, AMD has focused on offering a powerful and reliable software experience to gamers, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition. Stable and efficient, AMD software unlocks more ways to game than ever for your customers.

“AMD has managed to completely change the state of its drivers and with the latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition series, brought even more stability and quite a few new features that really made the difference.” – Fudzilla

Radeon™ ReLive allows gamers to capture their best moments or stream them to an audience. Additionally, if your customers enjoy tweaking their system, they’ll enjoy Radeon™ Overlay, a seamless, natural way for gamers to adjust their graphics settings directly in-game. Meanwhile technologies such as Radeon™ Chill and Radeon™ Wattman2 put the power in gamer’s hands, enabling them to optimize their AMD Radeon™ graphics product performance – keeping their experience cool and quiet, while pushing performance further.

Trusted Technology in Gaming and Beyond

Don’t just take our word for it; AMD’s Radeon™ graphics technologies receive glowing reviews from reviewers, in performance, price, and innovation.

FreeSync™

AMD strives to provide a holistic gaming experience for gamers globally, not just providing graphics to power games, but also giving players innovative technologies to support and enhance their gaming experience, such as Radeon FreeSync™ 2 HDR gaming:

“AMD Radeon FreeSync 2, tested on Samsung C49HG90 monitor to play Far Cry 5, has proved that it can be a great solution to prevent screen tearing and stuttering.” – Quasar Zone

FreeSync™ is in fact the largest gaming monitor ecosystem, providing a variety of options for gamers on any budget or requirement, that beats the competition in terms of product offerings, as well as being priced extremely competitively.3

Hardware Innovations

AMD’s graphical fidelity and performance continue to improve with each new generation. AMD’s latest graphics offerings are on the cutting edge of performance standards for the latest AAA titles as well as esports, with outlet Guru3D commenting on the Radeon™ RX 580’s performance in the Alpha release of Battlefield V:

“From the looks of things AMD seems to be doing pretty well when looking at performance and the closed Alpha release for Battlefield V…Overall the Radeon RX 580 performed over 30% faster. Interesting.” - Guru3D

AMD Software: Pushing Boundaries

AMD has developed not only powerful hardware, but also smart and innovative technologies to enhance gaming and media experiences. Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition continues to receive updates that give gamers more choice and power than ever before.

PC Magazine Middle East explain their thoughts on AMD’s software and its stability:

“[The report] reflects [AMD’s] continued emphasis on driver stability along with top performance to ensure the best overall experience.” – PC Magazine Middle East

AMD has designed its software to give gamers the freedom to stream, capture, and tweak their games, and leads the way in this regard.

What’s Next for AMD Radeon™ Graphics?

AMD and its partners continue to enjoy success, both in and out of the graphics markets. The teams behind AMD’s innovative graphic products will continue to push the boundaries, to give customers the best experiences in games, media, and beyond. AMD are proud to deliver incredible graphics products to customers alongside you, AMD’s partners.

Footnotes
  1. Requires a monitor and AMD Radeon™ graphics, both with FreeSync support. See www.amd.com/freesync for complete details. Confirm capability with your system manufacturer before purchase. GD-127
  2. Overclocking AMD processors, including without limitation, altering clock frequencies / multipliers or memory timing / voltage, to operate beyond their stock specifications will void any applicable AMD product warranty, even when such overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware and/or software.  This may also void warranties offered by the system manufacturer or retailer.  Users assume all risks and liabilities that may arise out of overclocking AMD processors, including, without limitation, failure of or damage to hardware, reduced system performance and/or data loss, corruption or vulnerability.  GD-106
  3. AMD has not independently tested or verified these results.
    https://www.pcworld.com/article/2974781/displays/g-sync-vs-freesync-faq-how-variable-refresh-rate-displays-make-pc-games-super-smooth.html
    https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/nvidia-g-sync-or-amd-freesync-pick-a-side-and-stick-with-it/

The information contained herein is for informational purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Timelines, roadmaps, and/or product release dates shown in this article are plans only and subject to change. “Vega” is a codename for AMD architectures, and is not a product name. GD-122