AMD Wants You to Know It’s Got Game

by admin May 19, 2008 at 7:08 pm

AMD is rolling out a new AMD Game program to help consumers more easily pick out AMD-powered gaming rigs.

One advantage video game consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 have over standard PCs when it comes to gaming is that the configuration options and packaging are so much clearer. Generally, an average consumer can go into an average electronics retailer, purchase a video game system, and come away reasonable secure in the knowledge the system is going to do what they expect. Not so with PCs, where the complexities of operating systems, graphics controllers, optical drives, firmware revisions, hard drive speed, RAM, and other factors all make the process of setting up a decent gaming rig a little like rocket science. And who wants to have to be a rocket scientists just to blow up some alien spaceships?

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