AMD unveils Turion 64 mobile technology

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AMD unveiled the AMD Turion 64 mobile technology at the International CES

2005 show in Las Vegas. Based on the award-winning AMD64 technology, it is

optimized to bring AMD64 performance to a new level of mobility. It suits highly

mobile business professionals and consumers who demand reliable,

high-performance notebook PCs with long battery life, outstanding wireless

compatibility, rich graphics and enhanced security.


"We expect this new product family to set a precedent for mobile PCs in

the same way that AMD Opteron did for servers," said Marty Seyer, Corporate

VP and GM, Microprocessor Business Unit, Computation Products Group, AMD.

"What's custom about today's PC technologies is not the technologies

themselves, but how they are arranged to meet the needs of specific usage

models," said Shane Rau, Senior Analyst with IDC.


Six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong unveils AMD Turion at the International CES 2005

By working with the best-in-class industry partners, AMD enables its

customers to develop differentiated solutions based on open standards, to

satisfy the variety of ways in which notebooks are used. Mobile AMD Athlon 64

processors will continue to be offered for notebook buyers who want good

performance for the most demanding applications, readiness for 64-bit

applications, and enhanced virus protection in conjunction with Windows XP

Service Pack 2. Business professionals and consumers can expect to see notebook

PCs based on AMD Turion 64 processors from leading OEMs worldwide in the first

half of 2005. Notebook PCs based on AMD Turion 64 processors from leading OEMs

worldwide will be launched in the first half of 2005.