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August 22, 2005 00:01 ET

AMD Turion 64 Mobile Technology is a Fierce Contender for Mobile Gaming; Custom System Builder VoodooPC Designs New 'Knockout' Notebook PCs Powered by AMD64 Technology

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Aug 22, 2005) -

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today revved up the performance of AMD Turion™ 64 mobile technology with the introduction of two new models, MT-40 and MT-37. These new additions to AMD's popular 64-bit mobile processor family are expected to be available in new ENVY Featherweight and ENVY Middleweight notebook computers from VoodooPC.

By adding AMD Turion 64 mobile technology to their product portfolio, VoodooPC can now bring award-winning AMD64 performance to thinner and lighter notebooks. AMD's mobile technology not only helps PC buyers experience 64-bit computing, but it also enables extended battery life, enhanced security, and compatibility with the latest graphics and wireless solutions.

"Featuring ultra-thin personalized designs, the ENVY Middleweight a:538 and ENVY Featherweight a:228 are two of our sexiest gaming notebooks," said Rahul Sood, president and chief technology officer of VoodooPC. "The match-up of our exclusive design capability and AMD's latest 64-bit mobile technology gives us an edge to deliver highly mobile gaming performance, quiet operation and ultimate style."

"The AMD Turion 64 mobile technology platform packs a powerful punch in these new gaming notebooks from VoodooPC," said Chris Cloran, mobile division director, AMD's Microprocessor Solutions Sector. "The 64-bit performance and open platform architecture enabled by AMD64 technology helps Voodoo build a champion system that puts the competition on the ropes."

The first notebooks based on the latest AMD Turion 64 mobile technology MT-40 and MT-37 can be ordered now from VoodooPC's web site, and they are expected to be available for delivery soon throughout North America.

Together with other industry leaders, AMD enables a best-in-class ecosystem of open industry-standard technologies, helping PC manufacturers to deliver feature-rich systems that satisfy the variety of ways in which people use their notebooks. Offering outstanding performance in both 32-bit and 64-bit environments, AMD64 technology is a smart investment today that will not be obsolete tomorrow.

Availability

AMD Turion 64 mobile technology MT-40 and MT-37 are available immediately worldwide. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology products are now available in models ML-40, ML-37, ML-34, ML-32, ML-30, ML-28, MT-40, MT-37, MT-34, MT-32, MT-30 and MT-28.

In order to help consumers and business professionals simplify their notebook purchasing decisions, AMD Turion 64 mobile technology uses model numbers designed to provide a simple designation of both relative performance and degree of mobility within the processor family.

Pricing

AMD Turion 64 mobile technology MT-40 and MT-37 are priced at $359 and $268, respectively, in 1,000-unit quantities. For pricing details please visit: http://www.amd.com/pricing.

About AMD Turion 64 Mobile Technology

AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is uniquely optimized for mobility. The technology is designed to be the most advanced family of 32- and 64-bit Windows®-compatible processors available for mobile PCs, enabling thinner and lighter notebooks plus compatibility with today's most popular wireless and graphics solutions. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology also features award-winning AMD64 performance, readiness for 64-bit applications, advanced security with Enhanced Virus Protection(1) and AMD PowerNow!™ technology for extended battery life.

About AMD

AMD (NYSE:AMD) designs and produces innovative microprocessors, Flash memory devices and low-power processor solutions for the computer, communications and consumer electronics industries. AMD is dedicated to delivering standards-based, customer-focused solutions for technology users, ranging from enterprises and governments to individual consumers. For more information visit www.amd.com.

AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, AMD Turion, AMD PowerNow!, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other jurisdictions. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

(1) Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) is only enabled by certain operating systems including the current versions of Microsoft® Windows®, Linux, Solaris and BSD Unix. After properly installing the appropriate operating system release, users must enable the protection of their applications and associated files from buffer overrun attacks. Consult your OS documentation for information on enabling EVP. Contact your application software vendor for information regarding use of the application in conjunction with EVP. AMD and its partners strongly recommend that users continue to use third party anti-virus software as part of their security strategy.

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