Press release: AMD Packs Performance With Mobility In New Processor For Thin And Light Notebooks
Date : 2004-03-17
SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- March 17, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the new low-power mobile AMD Athlon" XP-M processor 2100+ for thin and light notebooks in mainstream and value markets. Like existing AMD mobile processors, this new low-power offering is designed to provide excellent computing performance on the go, extended system battery life enabled by AMD PowerNow!" technology, and the benefit of full wireless compatibility with many of todays most popular wireless solutions.
AMD continues to shake up the industry by putting cutting-edge technology in the hands of real people who want to work and play on the go, said Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager, Microprocessor Business Unit, AMD. With our low-power processors, PC manufacturers can pack heavyweight performance into lightweight notebooks.
In the North American market, Fujitsu Computer Systems announced it will upgrade its LifeBookŪ S2000 notebook with a full-featured, thin and light model based on the new low-power mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor 2100+.
Our customers will experience leading performance coupled with excellent portability with this addition to our popular LifeBook S2000 notebook family, said Richard McCormack, vice president of product marketing, Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation.
Thin and light notebooks are available from Fujitsu now. Computer manufacturers in China and Taiwan planning to offer systems during the second half of this year include BOE, Twinhead and Thunis (Tsing-Hua Unisplendor).
The new low-power mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor 2100+ is available immediately worldwide for thin and light mobile PCs.
The new low-power mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor 2100+ is priced at $97 in 1,000-unit quantities. For pricing details please visit: http://www.amd.com/pricing
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