The newest addition to the AMD graphics family strengthens the world’s only complete line-up of award-winning DirectX® 11 capable graphics cards, delivering exceptional HD multimedia and gaming performance at a mainstream price
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 8, 2010 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the ATI Radeon™ HD 5570 graphics card, perfect for end-users seeking an energy efficient, low-profile DirectX® 11 card for small form factor PCs. The ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card joins the award-winning line of AMD graphics that fully support DirectX 11, as well as ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology1 and ATI Stream capabilities.2 This latest offering completes a full DirectX 11 refresh of AMD discrete graphics products, bringing customers a choice of cutting-edge graphics cards to match every budget and form factor.
“AMD recognizes that small form factor PCs are becoming more popular and low profile graphics upgrade options have been limited to date,” said Matt Skynner, vice president and general manager, AMD Graphics Division. “Customers purchasing small form factor PCs are looking for improved performance while gaming, watching HD video or working with the latest productivity applications. The ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card delivers all of this at a price that won’t break the bank.”
In addition to ATI Eyefinity and DirectX 11 support, the ATI Radeon HD 5570 also delivers full 1080p HD playback3 and supports ATI Stream technology,2 helping to boost performance for video playback and productivity applications, all while enabling a full Microsoft Windows® 7 experience.4
A sleek, energy efficient PC based on ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics, combined with new AMD Phenom™ II X4 905e processors at 65W and AMD 7-series chipsets, can power immersive gaming and vivid digital entertainment. These platforms are an excellent choice for system builders and home theater enthusiasts seeking Eye-Definition entertainment.