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NEWS RELEASE


Contact:

Jay Marsden

AMD Public Relations

905 882
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2600 x8
981

jay.marsden@amd.com



AMD Ready

with Unified
,

WHQL
-
Certified Graphics Driver
s

for Windows 7

RTM



ATI Catalyst™

graphics driver
s
deliver

industry

leading stability, fast game
performance and new features for Windows 7 RTM



SUNN
YVALE, Calif.


July
22
,

2009


AMD

(NYSE: AMD)

today announced the
release of

the company’s first WHQL
-
certified
ATI
Catalyst


graphics drivers for

Windows

7

Release to Manufacturing (RTM), an important milestone in the
development of Microsoft’s next generation operatin
g system.
F
or ATI Radeon


cu
stomer
s
, the ATI Catalyst 9.7 driver

is immedia
tely available for download fr
om
game.amd.com
. Simultaneously, the ATI Catalyst 8.632 driver has been made
available for ATI FirePro™ professional graphics customers.


For max
imum simplicity,
ATI Catalyst™

drivers are designed to deliver a single
,

unified driver installation for both Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
When combined
with the efficiency, affordability and scalability of AMD platforms, users have an
unprecedented PC experience that features:




Rock
-
s
olid stability and compatibility
for
AMD platforms running
Windows 7



F
ull support for th
e visually stunning desktop environment of Windows 7



Game

performance improvements in Windows 7 compared with Windows
Vista in single card and
multi
-
GPU
configuration
s

employing ATI CrossFireX™
technology



Windows 7 support for accelerated video transcoding tasks utilizing the
system CPU and GPU via ATI Stream technology
1



Full
Windows 7 support for ATI F
irePro™ professional graphics,

deliver
ing

application performance leadership
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Supporting Quotes


“As we approach the final release of Windows 7,
possibly

Microsoft’s most visually
impressive operating syste
m t
o
date, we

continue
to

improve
upon the

industry
leading

stability and

reliability

of ATI Catalyst drivers

in order to consistently deliver
an

incredibly

immersive,

high performance
graphics experience

to our customers
,”
s
aid Ben Bar
-
Haim,
corporate
vice pre
sident of softwa
re, AMD Pr
oducts Group.

Today’s
release of ATI Catalyst 9.7 and ATI Catalyst 8.632 drivers does

exactly
that, delivering incredibly stable
and reliable
graphics driver
s
.”


“AMD continues to be an important Microsoft technology partner,” said Jon DeVaan,
senior vice presid
ent, Windows Core OS Division,
Microsoft Corp.


“We’ve worked
closely with AMD through all of the Windows 7 milestones to ensure that Windows 7
supports the

latest high
-
performance graphics features such as tessellation

and
shader model 5.0
,

which

will deliver a

stunning visual experience when running
Windows 7 with AMD graphics.”


Supporting
Resources



Do
wnload ATI Catalyst™ drivers



Video: ATI Video Converter “How To”



Follow news from the ATI Graphics team on Twitter at
@ATIGraphics


About AMD

Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company
dedicated to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the
next generation of computing and graphics solutions at work, home and play. For
more information, visit
http://www.amd.com
.



©2009, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, ATI, the ATI logo,
Catalyst, CrossFireX
, FirePro,
Radeon,
and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other
names are for informational
purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.


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About ATI Stream

ATI Stream is a set of advanced hardware and software technologies that enable AMD graphics processors
(GPU), working in concert with the system’s central processor (CPU), to accelerate applications beyond just
graphics. This results in better balanced pla
tforms capable of running demanding computing tasks faster.


For more
information, please visit
www.amd.com/stream
.