Media releases are provided as is by companies and have not been edited or checked for accuracy. Any queries should be directed to the company itself.
  • 9 February 2010 18:30

ATI Radeon HD 5570 Graphics Brings a Big Visual Experience to Small Form Factor PCs

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

1. AMD continues to execute well on its graphics strategy, delivering the ATI Radeon HD5500 series GPUs and HD5450 in Feb 2010 as planned
2. These two cards are aimed at the mainstream gaming segment, the majority of which have <$100 graphics cards, and over 90% of users have a display resolution less than 1920x1200
(Source: Valve Steam Survey Data, as of Dec. 7, 2009 (http://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey/)
3. Both of today’s introductions give mainstream gamers:

• System performance boost with easy upgradeability
• An all-purpose graphics card that supports HD gaming, video & productivity needs (Windows® 7-capable system required), and
• More bang for their buck, with forward thinking, cutting-edge technology that will last

Sydney, Australia: Feb. 9, 2010— 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 technology and ATI Stream capabilities. 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 playback and supports ATI Stream technology, helping to boost performance for video playback and productivity applications, all while enabling a full Microsoft Windows® 7 experience.

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.

• Advanced performance, affordable price: The ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card provides great game play in DirectX® 11 titles such as Codemaster’s Colin McRae™: DiRT® 2™, EA Phenomic’s BattleForge™ , GSC Game World’s S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Call of Pripyat™ and Battlefield: Bad Company™ 2 as well as DirectX® 9, DirectX® 10, DirectX® 10.1 and OpenGL titles. The ATI Radeon™ HD 5570 delivers up to a 60 percent performance improvement over the closest competing product in its class .

• Expanding the Desktop: The latest in ATI Eyefinity technology enables up to three displays to be used with a single ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card,1 delivering a highly immersive gaming experience, and helping to boost productivity in home and office applications.

• Accelerate with ATI Stream technology: ATI Stream technology helps to speed up video transcoding and to improve video playback performance with applications such as Adobe® Flash®. ATI Stream technology also delivers video enhancements that help enable better visual quality and sharper, more vibrant images.

• Immersive HD multimedia experience: The ATI Radeon™ HD 5570 graphics card delivers the same rich HD multimedia capabilities as the enthusiast-class ATI Radeon HD 5870, with features such as HDMI 1.3a with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio for a premium media PC experience.

Supporting Resources
• Pictures: See photos of the ATI Radeon™ HD 5570 on Flickr
• Product page: ATI Radeon™ graphics product information
• Product page: Discover a new realm of panoramic computing with ATI Eyefinity technology
• Video: It’s so easy to upgrade your PC’s graphics, even a monkey can do it
• Video: See the performance difference DirectX® 11 makes in EA Phenomic’s BattleForge™, on YouTube
• Video: Game developers share their thoughts on DirectX® 11, on YouTube
• Learn more about DirectX® 11: See the difference it can make, on AMD GAME!
• Twitter: http://twitter.com/ATIGraphics
• Facebook: Become a fan of AMD technology on Facebook

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

PR Contact
Renato Catalan
Gap Marketing and Management Pty Ltd
Website: www.gapmarketing.com.au

Submit a media release