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AMD promises cinematic computing with Athlon 64 FX processor

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AMD introduced the world´s first and only Windows-compatible 64-bit PC processor–the Athlon 64 FX processor.

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Specifically designed for gamers, PC enthusiasts and digital content creators, systems based on this processor enables a “cinematic computing” experience that is immersive, interactive and provides a new level of realism available only on DVD-quality films today. 

HECTOR RUIZ



Transforming imagination into reality

“AMD is taking a lead role in shaping the future of the computing industry by putting the power of AMD64 technology at the fingertips of PC users around the world,” says Hector Ruiz, AMD President and CEO. “The growing number of people looking for cinema-quality PC performance that transforms imagination into reality can now fully realize their dreams.”For mainstream desktop users, AMD unveiled the long-awaited Athlon 64 processor, bringing the benefits of AMD64 technology to desktop and notebook users and delivering unprecedented application performance for consumers and businesses. The processor provides extraordinary 32-bit software application performance while allowing a simplified migration path to 64-bit applications. 

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For mobile computing, the AMD Athlon 64 processor for notebooks is designed for high-performance computing and wireless connectivity. It features advanced power management from the AMD PowerNow technology for reduced power consumption and extended system battery life. 

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AMD announced Athlon 64 processors for desktop and notebook computers 

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Microsoft, HP, Fujitsu, Fujitsu-Siemens, Packard Bell among companies supporting world´s only 32-bit and 64-bit Windows-compatible PC processor

More than 60 manufacturers and system builders worldwide feature the AMD Athlon 64 FX processor and the AMD Athlon 64 processors for desktop and notebook computers. The AMD Athlon 64 processor is available in Model 3200+ for desktop computing, priced at $417 in 1,000-unit quantities, and Models 3200+ and 3000+ for notebook computing, priced at $417 and $278 in 1,000-unit quantities, respectively. 

The AMD Athlon 64 FX processor is available in the FX-51 series, and is priced at $733 in 1,000-unit quantities. FX is the class designator and the number 51 is the series designation.

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