AMD Announces Strategic Partnership with TCL Computer

AMD Announces Strategic Partnership with TCL Computer, Fourth Largest PC Provider in China

- TCL Computer to sell AMD processor-based commercial notebooks and desktop PCs; China's top seven computer manufacturers now offering AMD solutions -

BEIJING - Jan. 25, 2007 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that TCL Computer Tech. Co. Ltd., one of China's fastest-growing PC manufacturers, will offer customers a range of commercial notebooks and desktops based on high-performing, energy-efficient AMD64 processors. AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor-based desktop systems from TCL Computer are immediately available, and AMD64-powered notebooks are expected to launch in April 2007.

This news marks an important milestone for China customers, who now have the opportunity to choose AMD processor-based solutions from the region's top seven computer manufacturers. "As a leading PC provider in China, TCL Computer is committed to bringing value to our customers, creating opportunities for our people, and helping to improve our society," said Mr. Yang Weiqiang, vice president of TCL Corporation and general manager of TCL Computer Tech. Co. Ltd. "Our cooperation with AMD is the result of our commitment to responding to market needs. As a leading global provider of innovative processing solutions, AMD provides our customers diversified choices as well as state-of-the-art open platforms." READ MORE...