September last year brought about the first DirectX 11 GPU in the form of AMD/ATI's Radeon HD 5870 and HD 5850. The new GPUs were extremely well received and it took arch-rivals NVIDIA as long as six months to get their act together and release their first DIrectX 11 GPU. By then, AMD/ATI had created an unassailable lead. And recently, the company has announced that it has just shipped its 25 millionth DirectX 11 GPU.
Tom's Hardware - AMD didn't have the best financial news to report, as it went through another third quarter loss, but its graphics division did have some good news. Revealed at the same time as the financials was that AMD has shipped over 25 million DirectX11-capable ATI GPUs since introduction in September 2009.
Word on the street is that AMD's latest generation Radeon 6000 series cards will be launched later this month. To read the original article, click here.