AMD Announces Growing Support for its Next-Generation Notebook Platform with Eight New HP Notebooks
— Commercial and consumer notebook PCs from HP deliver the ultimate HD visual performance on the go —
BERLIN, Germany -- June 12, 2008 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced growing OEM support for its next-generation notebook platform with the HP introduction of four consumer and four commercial AMD Business Class technology-based notebook PCs. These HP notebooks feature new AMD Turion™ X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile Processors with ATI Radeon™ HD 3000 Series Graphics for superior 3D performance and HD1 image quality with leading-edge wireless solutions based on draft 802.11n.
“The next-generation AMD notebook platform delivers innovations to enable enhanced business productivity, as well as the ultimate HD visual experience on the go,” said Chris Cloran, corporate vice president, Notebook Division, AMD. “AMD is uniquely positioned to offer balanced platform solutions that tightly couple computing and graphics capabilities for a visually rich user experience at home, at work and at play. HP consumer and commercial notebooks based upon the next-generation AMD platform deliver performance when it matters for a superior visual experience based on the way people are using their notebooks today.”
“The next-generation AMD notebook platform helps deliver the latest in multimedia and HD capabilities for consumers and exceptional visual performance to mobile business professionals,” said Ted Clark, senior vice president & general manager, Notebook Global Business, Personal Systems Group, HP.
Consumers are using notebooks for more than just productivity; they’re also using their notebooks for entertainment, such as enjoying and editing photos, watching videos and listening to music. The HP Pavilion dv4, dv5, dv7 and Compaq Presario CQ50 Notebook PCs offer robust graphics and video capabilities, features essential to unlock the best entertainment experience possible.
Businesses are adopting Microsoft® Windows Vista® as well as applications that are more graphically intensive in a more mobile business world. The HP Compaq 6735s, 6735b, 6535s, and 6535b Notebook PCs, based on AMD Business Class technology, deliver a highly mobile business tool that helps keep you connected and productive so your office can now go where you go. These notebooks also include industry-standard security features and manageability such as Trusted Platform Module and Enhanced Virus Protection2 for increased productivity and security to help prevent data loss.
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