Monday, April 29th 2019

AMD Announces 50th Anniversary Commemorative Ryzen and Radeon Products

Kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today unveiled 'Gold Edition' versions of AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processors and AMD Radeon VII graphics cards. To celebrate the company's rich history of innovation in gaming and high-performance computing, AMD is providing customers with a unique opportunity to obtain commemorative versions of its top-tier gaming products, free games, and other one-of-a-kind keepsake items.

"For a half century, AMD pushed the boundaries of what's possible in high-performance computing to create new experiences and possibilities for hundreds of millions of people," said John Taylor, chief marketing officer at AMD. "We celebrate this moment with our fans around the world who inspire us to push forward in that spirit for another fifty years to 2069 and beyond."
With the new Gold Edition AMD Ryzen processor and AMD Radeon graphics card, AMD invites fans to celebrate the company's 50-year journey. Optimized for gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts, the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processor is a top-seller at etailers thanks to enthusiasts worldwide. In addition, the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition processor features Dr. Su's signature imprinted on the processor cover and gold AMD50 packaging to commemorate the company's anniversary.

The AMD Radeon VII Gold Edition graphics card features a vibrant red shroud and gold AMD50 packaging. The world's first 7nm gaming graphics card, Radeon VII delivers exceptional performance and amazing experiences for the latest AAA, eSports and Virtual Reality (VR) titles, demanding 3D rendering and video editing applications, and next-generation compute workloads.

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 Edition, 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, Gold Edition AMD Ryzen and Radeon products will include an AMD50 sticker signed by the AMD CEO and a coupon to redeem for a free AMD 50th anniversary t-shirt.
AMD Deals at Best Buy and other Retailers/Etailers
Select retailers and etailers worldwide plan to offer special deals on select AMD products during the AMD50 promotional period beginning April 29 through June 8, 2019. For example, Best Buy is launching a one-day AMD 50th Anniversary sale on May 1, 2019, 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.

AMD50 Game Bundle - Eligible Products
Eligible products for the AMD50 Game Bundle include: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition, Ryzen 7 2700X, Ryzen 7 2700, Ryzen 5 2600X, Ryzen 5 2600, Ryzen 5 2400G, Radeon VII Gold Edition, Radeon VII, RX Vega series, RX 590, RX 580, or RX 570


Pricing and Availability
The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition processor is available now for a limited time for $329 USD MSRP from select retailers/etailers in select countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, Greater China and the Asia Pacific region. The AMD Radeon VII Gold Edition graphics card is available now for a limited time for $699 USD MSRP from AMD.com and JD.com. Visit the AMD50 website for more information.
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12 Comments on AMD Announces 50th Anniversary Commemorative Ryzen and Radeon Products

#1
Joss
That red Radeon looks the part :)
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xkm1948
Meh. Not even some giveaways. Lame as usual
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#3
Athlonite
these are pretty pointless IMO no gold plating on anything, other than a red paint job (which you could do yourself at home) and a shitty sig that you'll never see once the HSF is in place whats the point of these atleast Sapphire are doing a gold coloured Radeon VII
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#4
rainzor
Man that's one ugly card
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#5
Totally
xkm1948, post: 4038899, member: 50521"
Meh. Not even some giveaways. Lame as usual
Do Intel/AMD/Nvidia do giveaways? Like ever?
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#6
Valantar
Athlonite, post: 4038910, member: 80893"
these are pretty pointless IMO no gold plating on anything, other than a red paint job (which you could do yourself at home) and a shitty sig that you'll never see once the HSF is in place whats the point of these atleast Sapphire are doing a gold coloured Radeon VII
Is "no gold plating on anything" an actual argument towards this being weak? Does anything commemorative have to be gold? I would say no gold plating on your GPU cooler shroud is a good thing, as it will look far less disgustingly tacky. The red looks very good, and more than "special" enough for something like this.

As for the signatures (and the GPU, really), these are collectibles for wealthy enthusiasts, nothing else. If you're running a system with the signed CPU, you're kind of doing it wrong. You could of course argue the pointlessness of tech collectibles, and I would largely agree, but they don't seem to be going away.
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xkm1948
Totally, post: 4039051, member: 90126"
Do Intel/AMD/Nvidia do giveaways? Like ever?
U been living under a rock? 8086K give away last year you didn’t know?
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#8
yakk
Sweet looking Anodized Red shroud on the Radeon VII, I have to say. That be a collectable signature card right there.
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#9
MEC-777
That is a gorgeous card. I like the clean design and that's a nice shade of red. It's a nice change from all the cluttered, over-designed, RGB-splattered stuff that's out there.
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#10
turbogear
The red color on Radeon VII looks nice.
If I had that version, I could put the cooler in a glass show case. :laugh:
I would have replaced it with water cooler anyways. :laugh:
The cooler looks nice but not effecient to cool this card. :rolleyes:

Here is my Radeon VII with EK block on it:
https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/the-vega-vii-owners-club.252617/post-4025070
https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/the-vega-vii-owners-club.252617/post-4025578
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#11
Zubasa
xkm1948, post: 4039079, member: 50521"
U been living under a rock? 8086K give away last year you didn’t know?
Yup AMD got 50 of those 8086ks. :laugh:
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Totally
xkm1948, post: 4039079, member: 50521"
U been living under a rock? 8086K give away last year you didn’t know?
Hence why I asked.
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