AMD Recognized for Excellence in Public Relations
AMD Wins Two Awards at International Public Relations Association's
2013 Golden World Awards for Excellence in PR
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/13 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today
announced a double win at the International Public Relations
Association's 2013 Golden World Awards. AMD was named winner in two
categories for its PR campaign conceived for the launch of the AMD
Radeon(TM) HD 7990 graphics card.
"These wins at the 2013 Golden World Awards underscore the AMD
commitment to excellence in all aspects of business, from our
technology products to our marketing and communications," said John
Taylor, corporate vice president, Global Communications, AMD. "Just
as AMD pioneers new possibilities in the realm of technology, we
constantly innovate in the marketing and communications realm to more
effectively and efficiently communicate with key stakeholders and the
millions of people who use AMD products."
AMD Radeon HD 7990 graphics cards were launched in April 2013. As the
world's fastest graphics card(1), this product represents AMD's
pinnacle of achievement in providing top-of-the-industry graphics
technology for gaming enthusiasts. Specific communications programs
bringing this leadership and the attending benefits for enthusiasts
to life were conceived and executed in the first half of 2013.
Recently, AMD also was shortlisted for four Golden Bridge Business
and Innovation Awards and three PR News Platinum PR Awards for
multiple marketing and PR campaigns. Earlier this year, AMD was
recognized for innovative PR, social media and marketing at PR
Daily's Digital PR and Social Media Awards.
The International Public Relations Association, based in London, UK,
bestows awards upon companies and agencies across the globe for
excellence in public relations. In its 21st year, the Golden World
Awards recognizes the best public relations activities and campaigns
across 30 categories.
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(1) In tests by AMD as of 28 February, 2013, the AMD Radeon(TM) HD
7990 showed higher average performance than the NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R)
GTX 690 in the 3DMark(R) Fire Strike Extreme (FS6407 vs. FS5316) and
Crysis 3 (1080p & 1600p at all quality presets). System
configuration: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3960X (3.30 GHz), MSI X79A-GD65,
16GB DDR3-1600 and Windows 8 x64. AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7990 evaluated
with AMD Catalyst(TM) 13.2 Beta 6. NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GTX 690
evaluated with NVIDIA(R) ForceWare(TM) 310.90 WHQL. GRDT-32
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