ATI FirePro graphics cards support OpenGL 4.0, DirectX 11, and ATI Eyefinity technology, driving up to three monitors for maximum productivity1
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 5, 2010 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that ATI FirePro™ V7800, ATI FirePro™ V5800 and ATI FirePro™ V4800 professional graphics cards power Dell Precision workstations, a product line popular with engineers and digital content creation professionals. AMD helps ensure that its ATI FirePro professional graphics cards maximize application performance and reliability by performing over 90 certifications with leading application providers such as Autodesk and Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks.
“AMD and Dell are working together to offer workstation users a combined solution designed for reliable performance and demanding application support,” said Janet Matsuda, senior director, AMD Professional Graphics. “Our new generation of ATI FirePro professional graphics cards enable Dell to offer workstations that accelerate ATI Stream-enabled software applications and deliver unique features, such as ATI Eyefinity technology, enabling increased productivity by way of expanded screen real estate.”
“Dell, the world’s leading workstation provider, is working with AMD to create technological innovations that empower professionals in engineering and digital content creation fields,” said Greg Weir, Senior Manager, Dell Precision Workstations Product and ISV Marketing. “Dell Precision workstations along with the new generation of ATI FirePro graphics provide our workstation professional customers an excellent balance of performance and value.”
ATI FirePro V7800, ATI FirePro V5700 and ATI FirePro V8700 professional graphics cards are immediately available with the Dell Precision R5400, T1500, T3500, T5500 and T7500 Workstations, delivering ultimate performance for workstation class applications. With ATI Eyefinity technology, professionals can drive up to three independent 30” displays at one time from these cards.2 Each card offers support for Microsoft® DirectX®11, OpenGL® 4.0 and OpenCL™ to better meet the needs of professionals for a wide variety of applications and environments.3
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1 ATI Eyefinity technology can support multiple displays using a single enabled ATI FirePro™ professional graphics card; the number of supported displays varies by card model. Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, or Linux® is required in order to support more than 2 displays. Depending on the card model, native DisplayPort™ connectors and/or certified DisplayPort™ active or passive adapters to convert your monitor’s native input to your card’s DisplayPort™ or Mini-DisplayPort™ connector(s) may be required. ATI Eyefinity technology is supported by the ATI FirePro™ V8800, ATI FirePro™ V7800, ATI FirePro™ V5800 and the ATI FirePro™ V4800 professional graphics cards. See www.amd.com/firepro for details.
2 The ability to support 3 simultaneous displays requires Microsoft Vista and Microsoft Windows 7 and is not supported in Microsoft Windows XP.
3 Currently supports OpenGL® 4.0 in beta. Final driver available on http://www.amd.com.
4 Based on comparison of ATI FirePro™ V5800 with 800 stream processors to ATI FirePro™ V5700 with 320 stream processors.
5 Based on comparison of ATI FirePro™ V4800 with 400 stream processors to ATI FirePro™ V3750 with 320 stream processors.
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