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AMD Turns 50

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AMD Turns 50

On Wednesday, May 1st, AMD will celebrate 50 years of innovation in the semiconductor industry. In commemoration of this milestone, AMD invites fans to share in its celebration, unveiling new ‘Gold Edition’ versions of the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processor and AMD Radeon VII graphics card.

  • The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processor is one of the top sellers at many etailers, having captured the hearts and minds of enthusiasts worldwide. The new Gold Edition version includes AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su’s signature imprinted on the processor cover and gold AMD50 packaging. It is available now for a limited time for $329 USD MSRP from select countries and retailers/etailers in North America, Latin America, Europe, Greater China and the Asia Pacific region.
  • The AMD Radeon VII is the world’s first 7nm gaming graphics card, delivering exceptional performance and amazing experiences for the latest AAA, eSports and Virtual Reality (VR) titles, demanding 3D rendering and video editing applications, and next-generation compute workloads. The new Gold Edition graphics card features a red shroud and gold AMD50 packaging and is available now for a limited time for $699 USD MSRP from AMD.com and JD.com

In addition, select retailers and etailers worldwide plan to offer special deals on select AMD products during the AMD50 promotional period beginning April 29 through June 8, 2019. For example, Best Buy is launching a one-day AMD 50thAnniversary sale on May 1, 2019, offering up to $150 USD off on select AMD products. The promotion is available exclusively to Best Buy customers in the U.S.  Visit local retail/etail sites for details about local promotions and check out the Best Buy landing page here on May 1 for more details.

“For a half century, AMD pushed the boundaries of what’s possible in high-performance computing to create new experiences and possibilities for hundreds of millions of people,” said John Taylor, chief marketing officer at AMD. “We celebrate this moment with our fans around the world who inspire us to push forward in that spirit for another fifty years to 2069 and beyond.”

With the new Gold Edition AMD Ryzen processor and AMD Radeon graphics card, AMD invites fans to celebrate the company’s 50-year journey. Optimized for gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts, the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processor is a top-seller at etailers thanks to enthusiasts worldwide. In addition, the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition processor features Dr. Su’s signature imprinted on the processor cover and gold AMD50 packaging to commemorate the company’s anniversary.

The AMD Radeon VII Gold Edition graphics card features a vibrant red shroud and gold AMD50 packaging. The world’s first 7nm gaming graphics card, Radeon VII delivers exceptional performance and amazing experiences for the latest AAA, eSports and Virtual Reality (VR) titles, demanding 3D rendering and video editing applications, and next-generation compute workloads.

Customers who purchase Gold Edition AMD Ryzen processors and AMD Radeon graphics cards from April 29 to June 8, 2019 will also receive:

  • AMD50 Game Bundle: Gamers who purchase Gold Edition products — as well as other eligible AMD Ryzen processors, Radeon graphics cards, or Ryzen and Radeon-powered PCs — will receive a coupon code for a free PC version of World War Z. They will also receive a coupon code for a free PC version of Tom Clancy’s The Division® 2 Gold Edition1, which includes a Year 1 Season Pass providing one-week early access to all Year 1 Episodes; eight classified assignments and assignment rewards (backpack trophies); instant unlock of three new specializations as they release; an agent ward outfit, scout emote, and additional bounties and projects; as well as an exclusive AMD50 in-game armband. For more information visit the AMD50 webpage.
  • AMD50 Tribute T-Shirt and CEO Dr. Lisa Su-Autographed Sticker: To mark this milestone in the company’s history, Gold Edition AMD Ryzen and Radeon products will include an AMD50 sticker signed by the AMD CEO and a coupon to redeem for a free AMD 50th anniversary t-shirt2.

AMD Deals at Best Buy and other Retailers/Etailers

Select retailers and etailers worldwide plan to offer special deals on select AMD products during the AMD50 promotional period beginning April 29 through June 8, 2019. For example, Best Buy is launching a one-day AMD 50th Anniversary sale on May 1, 2019, offering up to $150 USD off select AMD products, including AMD-powered PCs and notebooks, Ryzen processors, and Radeon graphics. The promotion is available exclusively to Best Buy customers in the U.S.

Visit local retail/etail sites for details about local promotions, and visit Best Buy on May 1 for more information about its promotional offers.

Pricing and Availability

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition processor is available now for a limited time for $329 USD MSRP from select retailers/etailers in select countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, Greater China and the Asia Pacific region. The AMD Radeon VII Gold Edition graphics card is available now for a limited time for $699 USD MSRP from AMD.com and JD.com. Visit the AMD50 website for more information.

 

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Dewayne Carel

Dewyane began in the case modding scene when it was just starting out many years ago. Shortly after that, he started Modders-Inc to help others learn how to create and have fun with PC case mods. He has created works for the likes of Bethesda, Cooler Master, ASUS, CPU Magazine, Razer, Zotac and more.

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