New AMD Desktop Processors

New AMD Desktop Processors Designed for Both Performance-Hungry and Energy-Conscious Users

- High-performance AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 6000 and Energy-Efficient AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processors Diversify Desktop Choices -

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Feb. 20, 2007 - Underscoring its commitment to delivering the right products at the right time, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced desktop processors designed for users seeking the ultimate in energy-conscious or high-performance computing. The new energy-efficient 45-watt AMD Athlon(tm) 64 single-core processors 3500 and 3800 can help consumers and businesses save energy and experience significant performance-per-watt benefits. And for those who crave high performance, AMD has also introduced the AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 dual-core processor 6000 . These new processors are expected to be immediately available in
the channel and from OEMs including Alienware, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, Systemax and Voodoo, representing the latest in a succession of innovations based on the award-winning AMD64 processor architecture.

"Our relentless focus on customer-centric innovation and industry leadership in performance-per-watt enables AMD to offer the market new energy-efficient AMD Athlon 64 processors. We expect that our commercial and consumer customers, as well as end-users, will be pleased with both the low noise and small form factor designs possible using this latest generation of energy-efficient desktop processors," said Bob Brewer, corporate vice president, Desktop Division, AMD. "With the simultaneous introduction of the new AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor 6000 , AMD remains a leading-edge provider of technology that offers end-users the performance they seek, while delivering the unwavering level of quality they have come to expect from AMD." READ MORE...

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