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AMD Receives First Ever DisplayPort™ Certification for PC Graphics


Today it was announced AMD (NYSE: AMD) was extending its visual computing leadership with the first availability of products that conform to the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) first DisplayPort™ certification. The certification has been awarded to the ATI Radeon™ HD 3400, ATI Radeon™ HD 3600 and ATI Radeon™ HD 3800 graphics products, and the AMD 780G integrated graphics chipset1. As the next generation of PC display connection technology, the DisplayPort interface delivers twice the output capacity of DVI, moving the industry forward to a new generation of brilliant display capabilities.

“Dell is pleased to see AMD achieve the first DisplayPort Certification for PC graphics with the ATI Radeon HD 3000 series and AMD 780G,” said Bruce Montag, Office of the CTO, Dell. “The VESA DisplayPort Certified Logo assures customers that DisplayPort products interoperate and provide a great digital display experience.”

“AMD has been a driving force in the development of DisplayPort,” said Bill Lempesis, Executive Director, VESA. “The ATI Radeon HD 3000 series of graphics cards are the first source devices to achieve DisplayPort certification.”

“AMD is proud to be recognized with the selection of the ATI Radeon HD 3000 series and AMD 780G integrated graphics chipset as the first certified source devices for DisplayPort. This certification gives PC consumers next-generation display capabilities today,” said Matt Skynner, vice president of marketing, Graphics Products Group, AMD. “With twice the capacity of DVI, DisplayPort delivers a wide variety of eye popping high definition content including games, movies and advanced applications yet to be created. We honor our VESA membership by remaining committed to deliver the Ultimate Visual Experience™ to consumers with superb display technologies.”
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