HD gaming gets easier with the ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 4600 series, setting a new standard for mainstream graphics, delivering superior gaming and HD multimedia experiences at low power and exceptional prices
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the ATI RadeonTM HD 4600 series, mainstream graphics offerings that deliver exceptional gaming and HD multimedia performance while consuming less power than a standard light bulb. Comprising the ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 4670 and the ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 4650 graphics cards, the ATI Radeon HD 4600 series leverages the leading technology found in the award-winning ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 4800 series, including support for the latest DirectXÂ® 10.1 games, superior HD multimedia capabilities and industry leading performance-per-watt, all delivered at affordable prices for the mainstream graphics segment.Â The combined features and technologies and incredible prices makes the ATI Radeon HD 4600 series a superb all-around performer, ideal for playing the latest games or driving a high quality home theatre entertainment experience.
The ATI Radeon HD 4670 and ATI Radeon HD 4650 graphics cards feature AMDâ€™s TeraScale graphics engine, with 320 stream processing cores, and are based on AMDâ€™s advanced second generation 55nm process. The result is that even in todayâ€™s most demanding games like Crysis, the ATI Radeon HD 4600 series delivers up to double the performance of competing products at the same price.Â Both the ATI Radeon HD 4670 and ATI Radeon HD 4650 deliver substantial gaming horsepower with minimal power draw â€“ the ATI Radeon HD 4670 operating at under 60 watts and the ATI Radeon HD 4650 operating under 50 watts under full load â€“ eliminating the need for additional power connectors and making installation a cinch.
The ATI Radeon HD 4670 is immediately available in the region with a frame buffer of 512MB GDDR3 memory with an MSRP from USD $79, while a 1GB DDR3-based variant is scheduled to ship later this month. The ATI Radeon HD 4650 features a frame buffer of 512MB GDDR2 memory and is expected to be available later in the month at an MSRP from USD $69.
â€œToday, AMD is providing mainstream users â€“ one of the largest segments of the market â€“ with superior graphics products and performance at previously unheard of prices,â€ said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, Graphics Products Group, AMD. â€œThe success of the ATI Radeonâ„¢ HD 4000 series validates that AMDâ€™s shift away from the traditional means of producing large, hot, monolithic graphics chip continues to be a successful strategyÂ AMD continues to execute against its timelines and deliver leading graphics performance at every price point.
The ATI Radeon HD 4600 series is supported by a dozen add-in-board companies offering custom designs of the products.Â Building high-performance versions of the ATI Radeon HD 4600 series products are ASUS, Club 3D, Diamond Multimedia, Force3D, GECUBE, GIGABYTE, HIS (Hightech Information Systems), Jetway, MSI, Palit Multimedia, PowerColor, SAPPHIRE Technology andÂ VisionTek.
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