AMD Wins Two Industry Awards

Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:01am EST

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  SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 24 (Marketwire) -- 
AMD (NYSE: AMD) was awarded two Eggies at Newegg's second annual Eggie
Awards on Jan. 10, 2013 at the International Consumer Electronics Show
(CES) in Las Vegas. AMD won Best Merchandising Campaign for its unique
"Never Settle" graphics marketing program, and John Torres, Sales Account
Manager at AMD, was awarded an EggXellence Award for outstanding
individual contribution to the business. 

    "This award underscores our commitment to delivering the best experience
for our customers through highly acclaimed merchandising programs," said
Roy Taylor, corporate vice president, AMD Channel Sales. "The 'Never
Settle' campaign is the natural outcome of a company committed to
technical excellence."

    The "Never Settle" marketing campaign was launched in October 2012, and
is the ultimate expression of AMD's Gaming Evolved program --
collaborating with the world's top developers, delivering exciting
graphics technologies and working closely with AMD sales partners. The
campaign featured a promotional giveaway of four of the world's top PC
games with the purchase of AMD's world-class AMD Radeon(TM) graphics
cards. CES 2013 also saw the launch of the AMD Radeon(TM) HD 8800M, HD
8700M, HD 8600M and HD 8500M graphics processing units (GPUs.) 

    "On behalf of Newegg, I congratulate AMD for winning two 2012 Eggie
Awards," said Soren Mills, chief marketing officer of Newegg North
America. "We value AMD as a partner and wish to thank the company for its
outstanding contributions to our business in 2012. We look forward to
continuing our successful partnership in 2013." 

    Newegg acknowledges outstanding contributions made by vendor partners and
customers at their annual Eggie Awards at CES each year. This year,
Newegg recognized 26 award recipients across 14 categories. 

    About Newegg
 Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer
in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com)
and NeweggBusiness.com (www.neweggbusiness.com), and regularly earns
industry-leading customer service ratings. Newegg delivers a world-class
e-commerce platform and is committed to serving the online technology
community, from tech-enthusiasts to small and medium-sized businesses.
Both Newegg.com and NeweggBusiness.com feature a comprehensive selection
of the latest computer hardware and consumer electronics products,
detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information
and customer reviews. Newegg Inc. was founded in 2001 and is
headquartered in City of Industry, California.

    About AMD
 AMD (NYSE: AMD) is a semiconductor design innovator leading
the next era of vivid digital experiences with its groundbreaking AMD
Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) that power a wide range of computing
devices. AMD's server computing products are focused on driving
industry-leading Cloud computing and virtualization environments. AMD's
superior graphics technologies are found in a variety of solutions
ranging from game consoles, PCs to supercomputers. For more information,
visit www.amd.com.

    AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Radeon and combinations thereof, are trademarks
of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational
purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. 

    

Contact:
Chris Hook
AMD Public Relations
(512) 578-9727
Chris.Hook@amd.com 

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