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Post Date: 2008-08-12

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    Posted: 12 Aug 2008 at 5:01pm
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- August 12, 2008 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Blizzard Entertainment® that will allow AMD to bundle Blizzard’s best games across all ATI Radeon™ graphics products, to deliver a superior gaming experience. As the exclusive graphics sponsor for BlizzCon™ 2008 in Anaheim, Oct. 10-11, AMD will treat gamers to the unparalleled graphics capabilities of the ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 series in all PCs for game play at BlizzCon™.

“Blizzard Entertainment is responsible for the hottest titles in PC gaming and AMD is excited to be working closely with one of the top development teams in the industry to deliver exceptional gaming experiences for players around the world,” said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, Graphics Products, AMD. “Gamers have a variety of choices when it comes to graphics cards, and those who choose ATI Radeon solutions can be confident their purchase will give them the visually rich, high-performance experience they expect.”

“Our collaboration with AMD is especially important to us because it provides us with early access to some of the latest graphics technology,” said Paul Sams, chief operating officer of Blizzard Entertainment. “Delivering a polished game experience is one of our top priorities, and this relationship helps us achieve that goal for Blizzard gamers who choose AMD graphics cards.”

AMD is committed to helping PC gamers around the world enjoy The Ultimate Visual Experience™. The collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment underscores the mission of its recently announced AMD GAME! initiative, which is dedicated to providing consumers the information they need to help them better understand gaming technology and thus purchase the right systems and components they need to best meet their high-definition gaming needs.

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  Quote Slicer Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 12 Aug 2008 at 8:45pm
This + review performance of the 4870X2 could be the last hurrah for ATI/AMD, coupled with Nvidia's negative quarterly performance we could see much more increased competition at least on the GPU side.
 
 
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  Quote SunfighterLC Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 12 Aug 2008 at 10:19pm
I dont care really...all i know is my 280s are more then enough for Starcraft 2 or Diablo 3....both of which im gonna lose a lot of sleep cause ill be up late playing......i cant wait =P.
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  Quote Iraq Now Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 20 Aug 2008 at 6:20am
When does Diablo 3 come out? I heard it was getting made, but thats it.

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  Quote SunfighterLC Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 20 Aug 2008 at 9:55am

Q3 2011!!! (thats a guess lol) its a few years out by looking at it. Still you never know with blizzard.

Though its gonna drive me nuts that the bodies vanish after a few seconds they they did in that demo....Hell even in D2 the bodies stayed at least till you left the screen...why do they vanish now?! I HATE that stuff!!
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  Quote VIDAR Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 20 Aug 2008 at 3:48pm
I think AMD is on the right track. In less than 2 yrs they are competing/beating nvdia's hottest card, and partnering with a software co that makes games that are ALL hugely successful and still makes money years later.  Thumbs%20Up to AMD.


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