AMD Celebrates 50 Years with Limited Edition Ryzen CPU and Radeon VII GPU

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AMD is celebrating their 50th anniversary with limited-edition releases of their Ryzen 7 2700X processor and Radeon VII graphics card, along with some special merchandise and discounts to commemorate the occasion.

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Customers who purchase Gold Edition AMD Ryzen processors and AMD Radeon graphics cards from April 29 to June 8, 2019 will also receive:
  • AMD50 Game Bundle: Gamers who purchase Gold Edition products -- as well as other eligible AMD Ryzen processors, Radeon graphics cards, or Ryzen and Radeon-powered PCs -- will receive a coupon code for a free PC version of World War Z. They will also receive a coupon code for a free PC version of Tom Clancy’s The Division® 2 Gold Edition1, which includes a Year 1 Season Pass providing one-week early access to all Year 1 Episodes; eight classified assignments and assignment rewards (backpack trophies); instant unlock of three new specializations as they release; an agent ward outfit, scout emote, and additional bounties and projects; as well as an exclusive AMD50 in-game armband. For more information visit the AMD50 webpage.
  • AMD50 Tribute T-Shirt and CEO Dr. Lisa Su-Autographed Sticker: To mark this milestone in the company’s history, every Gold Edition AMD Ryzen and Radeon product will include an AMD50 sticker signed by the AMD CEO and a coupon to redeem for a free AMD 50th anniversary t-shirt.

The Gold Edition AMD Ryzen processor is a Ryzen 7 2700X with CEO Dr. Lisa Su’s signature on the processor cover and special gold “AMD50” packaging. It is available for a limited time at an MSRP of $329.

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Also available is a special version of the Radeon VII graphics card featuring a red shroud (and commemorative gold AMD50 packaging), and it carries the same $699 MSRP of the standard version.

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There are also special deals from select merchants beginning today (April 29) and running through June 8, with Best Buy among them as they are launching a one-day AMD 50th Anniversary sale on May 1st:

…offering up to $150 USD off select AMD products, including AMD-powered PCs and notebooks, Ryzen processors, and Radeon graphics. The promotion is available exclusively to Best Buy customers in the U.S. Visit local retail/etail sites for details about local promotions, and visit Best Buy on May 1 for more information about its promotional offers.

You can find the full press release over at AMD.

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