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AMD Professional Graphics Certified For Autodesk Design Software


ATI FirePro™ professional graphics earn certifications for AutoCAD® 2010 and Autodesk® Showcase® 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - AMD (NYSE: AMD) has announced its entire currently available family of ATI FirePro™ professional graphics have been certified by Autodesk® for AutoCAD® 2010 software on Windows® 71. As an industry leader in 2D and 3D design and documentation software, AutoCAD 2010 technology supports the latest Microsoft operating system to help deliver fast performance and exceptional stability for professionals working on complex design projects.

In addition, the ATI FirePro™ V5700, ATI FirePro™ V7750, ATI FirePro™ V8700, and ATI FirePro™ V8750 accelerators have been certified for use with Autodesk® Showcase® 2010 software on Windows 71. Autodesk Showcase visualization software facilitates informed decision making on digital prototypes by allowing users to create highly accurate, realistic imagery from 3D CAD data to help communicate brand character.

Adding to the ever-growing list of more than 90 certifications for the AMD professional line of graphics products, various AMD products are also certified for use with the Autodesk® software listed below. Information on certified AMD products for each Autodesk software application is available through the linked product names.

* Autodesk® 3ds Max®
* Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design
* Autodesk® Alias® family of products
* Autodesk® Inventor®
* Autodesk® Maya®
* Autodesk® MotionBuilder®
* Autodesk® Mudbox™
* Autodesk® Softimage®

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“AutoCAD 2010 and Autodesk Showcase 2010 enable design professionals to freely and intuitively explore ideas in 3D while helping to deliver the performance they need to tackle challenging design projects in a timely manner,” said Andrew Mackles, director of AutoCAD product management at Autodesk. “The combination of Autodesk’s world-class design, documentation and visualization software with AMD’s certified professional graphics provides professionals an innovative platform for productivity and creativity.”

“We believe it’s every professional’s right to expect the applications they rely on to work straight out of the box,” said Janet Matsuda, senior director, AMD Professional Graphics. “For this reason, we’ve made a laser-focused effort to work with software vendors, such as Autodesk, to certify ATI FirePro™ graphics for leading applications to help ensure professionals get the reliability and stability they need to get the job done.”

* For more information on ATI FirePro™ 3D professional graphics, visit
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* For more information on AutoCAD 2010 support for Windows® 7, please visit: Windows 7 Support for Autodesk Products

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

AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, ATI, the ATI logo, FirePro, 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.

Autodesk, AutoCAD, Alias, Autodesk Inventor, Inventor, Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Showcase, Softimage and 3ds Max are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.

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