AMD Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Contest

Says thanks by giving back.

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AMD is celebrating its 40th anniversary today and to say thanks the company is away 80 prizes in all, including processors, video cards, and more.

AMD Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Contest

AMD has two parts to its contest, offering different prizes for each part. The first part challenges you to create a video up to 60 seconds in length wishing AMD a happy 40th Anniversary. AMD wants to see some creativity here and the only requirement is that somewhere in the video is mist say "Happy 40th Anniversary AMD," whether you write it, sing it, etc.

In the second part of the contest, AMD wants you to submit the most iconic phote you can create which expresses your love of AMD. Show off your rigs, logos, tatoos, collections, etc., just be creative.

Each part of the contest offers different prizes and everyone is eligible to send in submissions for both parts of the contest. The deadline for all submissions is 5pm PDT on Friday, June 19, 2009.

May 1, 2009, marks AMD's 40th anniversary. Formed by Jerry Sanders and seven co-founders in 1969, AMD is a company with a rich and colorful history. In the past 40 years, AMD has transformed from a second-source supplier that worked within the confines of other companies' designs, to an innovator that has helped drive the market forward and kept competition alive and thriving in one of the most important technology sectors. AMD takes great pride in our role of igniting next-generation technology solutions, as well as our ability to see where customer and end-user needs are headed next and then collaborate with the industry accordingly.

In our 40 years, users and enthusiasts the world over have been integral in the development and marketplace adoption of our product lines. We've always appreciated the feedback and wishes of our customers and end users, and during this anniversary year we'd like to celebrate by saying thanks. So we're rolling out a series of contests that will take place over the coming months to give back to our dedicated fans, and let you show your AMD spirit. In total we're giving away 80 prizes, and the winners will take home some of the most innovative products in the market today.

Zac provides professional IT support by day, but plays the role of enthusiast by night. He's been building high-end custom computer for the nearly fifteen years and writing PC hardware reviews for the better part of a decade. Aside from computers, he also dabbles in quite a bit of home A/V equipment. Throughout the years, Zac has picked up an extensive knowledge of power circuitry and leverages this to provide the PSU reviews. When not found testing or writing, you can often find him speeding through the winding countryside on his motorcycle.

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