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HD graphics cards for the budget conscious



AMD today announced the addition of three new Radeon graphics cards to its HD 6000 family which are priced at less than $100 and which are said to consume less than 75 watts of power. The new cards will offer users features such as multi-screen gaming, stereo 3D support and application acceleration.

AMD today announced the addition of the AMD Radeon HD 6670, HD 6570 and HD 6450 graphics cards to the channel, completing the roll-out of the AMD Radeon HD 6000 family of graphics cards. Priced at less than USD $100 and consuming less than 75 watts of power, these cards offer budget-conscious gamers and digital lifestyle enthusiasts powerful yet very affordable solutions that are ideal for HD gameplay, video playback and productivity applications.

‚The proliferation of HD and 3D content places even greater emphasis on the quality of the visual experience, and AMD Radeon graphics cards enable industry leading image quality,‚ said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, AMD Graphics Division. ‚With the newest additions to the AMD Radeon HD 6000 graphics family, we’re providing customers with a number of compelling products priced below $100 that enable exceptional image quality and game performance while remaining incredibly energy efficient and easy to install.‚

¬∑ Multi-screen gaming and productivity ‚ Experience immersive gaming and greater productivity with AMD Eyefinity technology, turning three or more monitors into a single large surface.

· Stereo 3D Support РWatch the latest in Blu-ray 3D movies and enhance gameplay with AMD HD3D technology.

¬∑ Application acceleration ‚ AMD App Acceleration speeds up rendering time for faster browser page loads, improves special effects and stutter-free video playback. In fact, more than 50 applications now take advantage of AMD App Acceleration, including DivX, Internet Explorer 9 as well as the newest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

The AMD Radeon HD 6450, HD 6570 and HD 6670 graphics cards will be available for purchase through system builders and at major online retailers, including Amazon, CyberPower, iBuyPower, Newegg, NCIX, and TigerDirect.