AMD and PTC Team Up to Provide Advanced Graphics Performance in Creo Parametric
April 16, 2012

AMD and PTC Team Up to Provide Advanced Graphics Performance in Creo Parametric

“The latest AMD FirePro professional graphics cards and drivers have been specifically engineered to enhance the productivity of PTC Creo Parametric 2.0 users,” said Antoine Reymond, senior strategic alliance manager, Workstation Graphics, AMD. “Technical designers rely on software and hardware tools to optimize their workflow and enable them to effectively design without performance bottlenecks. Our collaboration with PTC helps ensure design professionals using AMD FirePro professional graphics cards will experience a significant boost in performance, resulting in superior productivity and design intuition.”

Through this collaborative process, AMD and PTC developed an ultra-fast GPU-accelerated 3D transparency mode for Creo Parametric 2.0, as well as GPU-accelerated OpenGL functions, which deliver always-on 3D interactivity increases for Creo users. For design professionals using PTC Creo Parametric 2.0, these innovations are designed to improve decision-making effectiveness, increase workflow efficiencies and build overall awareness throughout the design process.

“PTC and the AMD FirePro team have collaborated to deliver Creo graphics performance and workflow optimizations to help designers create, innovate and deliver products that meet their customers’ needs,” said Brian Thompson, VP MCAD Product Management at PTC.  “The new performance enhancements in Creo Parametric 2.0 include GPU-accelerated transparency and 3D viewport performance enhancements.  AMD FirePro professional performance-optimized graphics cards and drivers help users fully realize the power of Creo 2.0.”