December, 06, 2016, 11:17 3dfxzone.it  ][  amdzone.it  ][  atizone.it  ][  enboard  ][  forumzone.it  ][  hwsetup.it  ][  nvidiazone.it  ][  unixzone.it 
 

 

   
Mobile
RSS
Tags
Sitemap
Contact us
About us
         your source for 3dfx and games
 
Home   ][   News   ][   Games   ][   Articles   ][   3dfx Hardware   ][   3dfx Software   ][   Video   ][   Components   ][   Tools   ][   Forums
 








 
Main

News
Headlines
Games
Articles
3dfx Hardware
3dfx Software
Video Cards
Components
Tools
File Browser
Communities
Contact Us

Voodoo Cards
3dfx Headlines
3dfx Articles
Voodoo1
Voodoo2
Banshee
Voodoo3
Voodoo4/5
VoodooTV
Latest Drivers
Our Releases
Hot Files
 
Games Settings
 
Best Settings
 
TnL Patches
 
MesaFX
 
WickedGL
 
Glide 3x
 
Official FAQ
 
Just For Fun
 
Main menu
Components

Processors
Motherboards
RAM Memories
Video Cards
Audio Cards
HDDs/SSDs
Optical Burners
Web Connectivity
Drivers Index
Main menu

Video Cards

AMD/ATI
Matrox
NVIDIA
S3 Graphics
XGI
Main menu

Tools
Antivirus
Benchmarks
Data Recovery
Mastering
Screensavers
Video
File Sharing
Tweakers
3D-Analyze
Windows Tools
Uninstallers
Mobile Phones
Tools Index
Main menu
Games
Bonus Packs
Demos
DirectX
Latest MAME
Patches
Screenshots
System Requirements
Trailers
Main menu
Communities
 
 08.01.2009   AMD lancia la piattaforma Dragon e le cpu Phenom II X4
 

AMD ha annunciato la tanto attesa piattaforma Dragon attraverso la quale propone al suo pubblico la possibilità di realizzare desktop orientati all'ambito multimediale, 3D Gaming incluso, e caratterizzati da un ottimo livello prestazionale, a fronte di un costo contenuto, quantificato anche meno di $900 in taluni casi, in accordo al produttore.

La piattaforma Dragon si basa essenzialmente sui chipset della gamma AMD 7, la prima in grado di supportare i nuovi processori AMD Phenom II X4, destinati, nelle intenzioni del chip maker, a far ben presto archiviare le difficoltà incontrate dai Phenom di prima generazione.

Seguono i dettagli, incluso l'MSRP, dei primi due chip Phenom II che sono già acquistabili direttamente da AMD in stock da 1000 unità:

  • AMD Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition - (3.0GHz) - $275 MSRP
  • AMD Phenom II X4 920 - (2.8GHz) - $235 MSRP

Entro il primo triemstre del 2009 saranno disponibili i primi sistemi Dragon-based (HP, Dell e Alienware saranno al solito tra i primi system builder a proporre soluzioni di questo tipo, afferma AMD).


[Immagine ad alta risoluzione]

[Immagine ad alta risoluzione]

[Immagine ad alta risoluzione]


CES, LAS VEGAS -- January 8, 2009 --Empowering consumers to get elite-level computing performance for under $900 U.S. dollars2, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today launched "Dragon" platform technology for desktop PCs featuring the new AMD Phenom II X4 processor. Even the most demanding users such as enthusiasts and high-end gamers desire affordable systems capable of delivering HD entertainment, graphic-intensive game play at the highest settings their monitors can handle, as well as quick and easy transfer of video entertainment to and from mobile devices. Dragon platform technology provides the power to do it all by combining AMD’s highest-performing CPU, the AMD Phenom II X4 processor, with award winning ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series graphics and AMD 7-Series chipsets. And it’s offered at an incredible value with Dragon-based systems available for up to $1,200 U.S. dollars less than competing systems that deliver comparable performance.1

Leading global PC manufacturers HP, Dell and Alienware plan to offer Dragon platform technology-based desktop systems in the first quarter of 2009, with Dell offering immediate availability in its Dell XPS desktop line. "The XPS 625 desktop powered by AMD’s Dragon platform technology features new AMD Phenom II processors to enable a significant boost in speed for enhanced gaming, as well as the flexibility to enable multi-tasking and HD video capabilities free from delays, stalls and lags," said Arthur Lewis, general manager of Dell Gaming Group. "The XPS 625 gives gamers the unbelievable experience they expect at a price point that won’t break the bank."

Reviews Celebrate "Dragon" price-performance leadership and headroom
Initial PC hardware review community assessments of Dragon platform technology and the AMD Phenom II X4 processor are notably positive and enthusiastic:

  • "As a result of its exceptional energy efficiency advances and an affordable price/performance ratio, AMD Phenom II X4 deserves our seldom-granted Recommended Buy award." - Tom's Hardware3
  • "The Phenom II puts AMD back in the running right in the middle of the enthusiast PC market, where price and performance converge in solid value." - Scott Wasson of The Tech Report4
  • "The new Phenom II X4 920 and 940 are easily the most powerful desktop processors released from AMD to date. We get the feeling these first two Phenom II X4 processors are just the tip of the iceberg." - Marco Chiappetta of HotHardware.com5

Massive Headroom
The heart of Dragon platform technology is the AMD Phenom II X4 processor featuring intelligent multi-core technology that automatically provides processing power where it’s needed most during multitasking among demanding applications. Offering frequencies up to 3.0 GHz with significant headroom for overclocking,6 AMD Phenom II CPUs give consumers the power to use their favorite productivity, HD gaming and multimedia applications without skipping a beat.

"With Dragon platform technology, AMD is changing the desktop industry landscape by offering affordable performance and maximum headroom for gaming, video editing, and other media-intensive tasks," said Leslie Sobon, vice president of product marketing, AMD. "Through our Fusion platform approach, AMD is able to deliver CPUs, GPUs and chipsets that work better together to meet the industry’s evolving needs today and well into the future."

Beyond HD
ATI Radeon HD 4800 series graphics and AMD 7-series chipsets enable Dragon platform technology to deliver a superior visual experience by giving consumers the ability to enjoy smooth video, brilliant images and immersive games. The platform offers fast DirectX 10 graphics to improve integrated graphics processor performance, and ATI Radeon HD 4800 series graphics give consumers the ultimate gaming experience, even at the highest game settings on display resolutions beyond HD, limited only by the resolution of their monitors.

"AMD is known for bringing fantastic hardware innovations to market in a way that allows consumers to enjoy new experiences and take full advantage of the gaming capabilities that DirectX delivers," said Walt McGraw, director of Windows Gaming for Microsoft. "The new Dragon platform technology is another great example of AMD driving the kind of platform technology robustness and scalability that today’s PC users demand."

Energy Efficiency
Dragon platform technology enables manufacturers to design and develop PCs that deliver performance when you need it while saving power when you don’t. AMD Phenom II CPUs feature AMD Cool'n'Quiet 3.0 which automatically provides dramatic power management improvements with minimal performance impact.7 Its efficient multi-core design offers low processor temperatures and quiet fans, even when computing in HD.

Free Software Supercharging
Consumers can take performance to the next level with free software from AMD. Download all now at: http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx.

  • AMD Fusion for Gaming8 -- Easy-to-use program that, with a single click, automatically suspends resource consuming background tasks to focus more system performance on gaming.
  • AMD OverDrive9 -- Highly-customizable utility with greater functionality that can help power-users take system performance even further, with advanced over-clocking controls that can be turned on and off with a single click.
  • ATI Catalyst with ATI Stream technology -- Version 8.12 and later automatically merges the power of the CPU and GPU to enable a growing number of applications, such as ArcSoft TotalMedia Theater and CyberLink PowerDirector 7, to run dramatically faster than when using the CPU alone.
  • ATI Video Converter -- With the latest Catalyst Driver 8.12, the new ATI Video Converter utilizes the graphics processor and ATI Stream technology to quickly and easily convert your videos to play on portable entertainment devices much faster than converting video using a microprocessor alone.
  • AMD Fusion Media Explorer Beta -- Simplifies the entertainment experiencing by enabling a simple but powerful way for consumers to interact with their music, photos, movies, TV and social media on their PC. This utility offers one-button postings of photos to Facebook accounts as well as automatic related media searches when the system is online, plus much more.

Elite Performance for Less Money
End users can experience high-end performance with Dragon platform technology from AMD, all while spending approximately $1,200 U.S. dollars less than competitive offerings.10 Dragon platform technology consisting of the new AMD Phenom II X4 processor, ATI Radeon HD 4870 1GB graphics card, the AMD 790GX motherboard and 4 GB of DDR2-1066 memory can be purchased for approximately $900 USD. By comparison, a competitive platform consisting of an Intel Core i7 3.2 GHz, x58 motherboard, 3 GB of DDR3-1333 memory and the same GPU can be purchased for just over $2100.11 Both platforms run the most demanding PC games like Crysis at elite performance levels, and deliver comparable Crysis benchmark frame rates at an average of 38 frames per second.12

Availability and Phenom II Processor Pricing
Consumers can expect to see systems featuring Dragon platform technology from leading system builders and OEMs in the first quarter of 2009. In addition to Dragon platform technology-based offerings from AMD’s OEM partners, PC enthusiasts who enjoy building their own systems can search "Dragon" on popular e-tail sites such as newegg.com and tigerdirect.com to find special promotions on this new desktop PC platform.

In addition to Dragon platform technology, individual AMD Phenom II X4 processors will be available from AMD channel e-tailers at launch:

  • AMD Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition processor - (3.0GHz) - $275 MSRP
  • AMD Phenom II X4 920 processor - (2.8GHz) - $235 MSRP
  • For additional processor pricing details, please visit www.amd.com/pricing.

For press collateral pertaining to Dragon platform technology and the new AMD Phenom II X4 processors including product specifications, images and partner support, please visit http://www.amd.com/Dragon/presskit





Source: AMD Press Release
Links

Tags: amd  |  cpu  |  phenom  |  piattaforma  |  x4

 PREVIOUS MORE NEWS GO BACK NEXT 


[ Go Back ]

Latest News
Nel 2016 sono stati commercializzati oltre un miliardo di smartphone 4G

I primi gaming PC con drive SSD in tecnologia Intel Optane arrivano nel 2018

Potrebbero essere on line i primi benchmark della Radeon RX 490 di AMD

L'editor di sviluppo open source SciTE 3.7.1 è compatibile con GTK+ e Cocoa

Wipe 2016.15 protegge la privacy degli utenti di Microsoft Windows

Sony svela il game The Last of Us Part II mostrando un trailer impressionante

ScreenToGif 2.3.2 consente di creare animazioni in formato gif o video

Free Hardware & Software Information Utilities: Speccy 1.30.730

GoodSync 10.2.3.5 sincronizza i file tra smartphone, tablet e cloud

Proteggere la privacy in ambiente Windows con Privacy Eraser 4.19.0.2205
more News 
Latest Utilities Latest Drivers
SciTE 3.7.1

Wipe 2016.15

ScreenToGif 2.3.2

Speccy 1.30.730

GoodSync 10.2.3.5
more Utilities 
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edit...

Samsung NVM Express Driver 2.0

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edit...

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edit...

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edit...
more Drivers 
Latest Trailers Latest Screenshots
The Last of Us Part II - PlaySta...

Mass Effect: Andromeda - Officia...

Dead Rising 4 Launch

Halo Wars 2 Atriox

Gears of War 4 - Glory Multiplay...
more Trailers 
Space Hulk: Deathwing

Conan Exiles

Final Fantasy XV #6

Forza Horizon 3

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
more Screenshots 
Latest Demos Latest Patches
Forza Horizon 3 Demo

[Official] METAL GEAR SURVIVE: T...

Unity Adam Demo - Full Version

Unity GDC Demo - Adam - Part I

PlayStation VR - PSX 2015 Tech D...
more Demos 
DOOM Update #2

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Patch...

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Patch...

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Patch...

Star Wars Battlefront - Update D...
more Patches 

Advertising
Help

Search 3dfxzone.it
Search with TAGs
Search the Web
Sitemap
Translator

Other Services

Feed RSS



Print This
Our History

Contact Us

User Support
Advertising
Partnership
Banner Exchange
Webmaster
Main menu

Our Network
3dfxzone.it
AMDZone.it
ATIZone.it
HWSetup.it
ForumZone.it
NVIDIAZone.it
UnixZone.it
Hosted Sites
KoolSmoky Home
Rosario Gallery
 
Hardware Setup    |    Site Map    |    Translator    |    News Archive    |    Links    |    Contact Us    |    Legal Notes    |    Privacy
 

On line since Q1 2001    |    Web Application and Contents © 3dfxzone.it    |    All Rights Reserved