AMD and Technology Partners Showcase World's First Shipping FreeSync-Enabled Displays at the 2015 International CES

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- Jan 05, 2015 -- 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the expansion of the FreeSync ecosystem as technology partners including BenQ, LG Electronics, Nixeus, Samsung, and Viewsonic showcased their upcoming commercially available FreeSync(1)-enabled displays at the 2015 International CES. The unveiling of new FreeSync-enabled displays demonstrates the industry's commitment to open standards-based technology that enables improved gaming by synchronizing dynamic refresh rates of the displays to the frame rate of AMD Radeon™ R-Series graphics cards and current generation APUs. The result greatly reduces input latency and helps reduce or eliminate visual defects during gaming and video playback. The new displays range in size between 24" to 34", supporting refresh rates of 30 to 144 Hz, and resolutions of 1080p up to Ultra HD, offering a variety of options for every gamer's needs and at virtually every price point.

"The broad adoption of FreeSync technology from our partners shows how the industry strongly values the same open ecosystem and quality that AMD strives for," said Roy Taylor, corporate vice president, ISV/IHV Partner Group, AMD. "Gamers who use FreeSync technology with AMD Radeon™ R-Series graphics and AMD latest generation of APUs can rest assured that they're enjoying the best possible experience."

Monitors from BenQ, LG Electronics, Nixeus, and Samsung are on display at AMD's booth, San Polo rooms 3402 - 3404 at The Venetian at CES Tech West. Displays are expected to be available in market starting this month with additional models set to launch in early 2015.

List of Announced Displays

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Manufacturer   Model #       Size              Resolution      Refresh Rate 
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BenQ           XL2730Z       27"               QHD (2560x1440) 144Hz        
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LG Electronics 29UM67        29"               2560x1080       75Hz         
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LG Electronics 34UM67        34"               2560x1080       75Hz         
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Nixeus         NX-VUE24      24"               1080p           144Hz        
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Samsung        UE590         23.6", 28"        4K              60Hz         
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Samsung        UE850         23.6", 28", 31.5" 4K              60Hz         
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Viewsonic      VX2701mh      27"               1080p           144Hz        
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(1) FreeSync is an AMD technology designed to reduce or eliminate screen tears in games and videos by allowing the monitor's refresh rate to be controlled by and synchronized to the Radeon R-series graphics card or APU Radeon R-series graphics. Requires DisplayPort 1.2a compliant monitors that support DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync and an AMD desktop 2014 A-series APU with Radeon R-series graphics, with forthcoming FreeSync-enabled driver. Support for use with multiple monitors planned. Confirm supported technologies with system manufacturer before purchase.





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