AMD and Crytek Energize the PC Gaming Industry With the Launch of "Crysis 3"

AMD and Crytek Energize the PC Gaming Industry With the Launch of "Crysis 3" 
AMD Gaming Evolved Unleashes the Full Power of the AMD Radeon HD 7970
GHz Edition 
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 --  AMD (NYSE: AMD) today
announced the North American launch of its Gaming Evolved title
"Crysis 3." Working closely with Crytek, elite AMD engineers
optimized "Crysis 3" to enable incredible performance on AMD
Radeon(TM) graphics cards, powered by the award-winning AMD Graphics
Core Next (GCN) architecture. The AMD/Crytek alliance accelerates
"Crysis 3" with the world's fastest(1) graphics processing unit
(GPU), the AMD Radeon(TM) 7970 GHz Edition. This announcement comes
just two weeks after the launch of the highly acclaimed "Never
Settle: Reloaded" bundle from AMD. 
"'Crysis 3' is designed and optimized to be played on AMD Radeon
graphics. No other GPU delivers the visual experience or
next-generation features of AMD Radeon," said Matt Skynner, corporate
vice president and general manager, AMD Graphics. "Our close
collaboration with Crytek means the robust AMD GCN architecture is
fully exploited by 'Crysis 3' code paths. We set out to deliver the
best gaming experience possible for enthusiasts, and frankly we've
accomplished this through the Gaming Evolved program. The best way to
enjoy it is through the 'Never Settle Reloaded' bundle." 
"To deliver hyper-realistic experiences, no other PC game demands
more from the graphics processor than 'Crysis 3,'" said Cevat Yerli,
CEO and president, Crytek. "By choosing AMD Radeon graphics, gamers
experience 'Crysis 3' in stunning visual clarity, even when settings
are cranked to the max .The launch of 'Crysis 3' is just the
beginning of an exciting relationship with AMD and its Gaming Evolved
program, which will help fuel development of future CryEngine(TM)
titles. Together, AMD and Crytek will help redefine the PC gaming
"Never Settle Reloaded" Redemption 
Coupons for "Crysis 3" included in the AMD Radeon "Never Settle:
Reloaded" bundle are provided by resellers when customers purchase
AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series graphics cards, and can be redeemed on the
AMD Redemption portal(2). 
Supporting Resources 

--  Where to purchase: AMD Never Settle: Reloaded Bundle
--  Product pages: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7950, AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970, AMD
    Radeon(TM) HD 7970 GHz Edition
--  Follow AMD graphics news on Twitter at @AMDRadeon
--  Become a fan of AMD technology on Facebook
--  Become a fan of AMD gaming on Facebook
--  Visit the Crysis 3 homepage for more gaming information

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(1) In tests by AMD as of Feb. 14, 2013 on single-GPU graphics cards,
the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7970 GHz Edition showed higher average
performance (in FPS) than the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 in "Crysis 3"
across all available quality presets at a resolution of 1920x1080 and
2560x1200. System configuration: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3960X
(3.33GHz), MSI X79A-GD65, 16GB DDR3-1600 and Windows(R) 7 x64. AMD
Radeon(TM) HD 7970 GHz Edition evaluated with AMD Catalyst(TM) 13.2
Beta 5. NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GTX 680 evaluated with NVIDIA(R)
ForceWare(TM) 313.95 BETA. GRDT-31 
(2) Terms and conditions apply -- check for full details. 
Chris Hook
AMD Public Relations
(512) 578-9727  
Matthew Kanas
Edelman for AMD
(416) 849-3324 
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