Press release: AMD SET TO DELIVER NEW PROCESSOR FAMILY
Date : 2004-06-07
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. June 7, 2004 AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will introduce a new brand of PC processors to be named AMD SempronTM. The AMD Sempron processor family is expected to redefine
everyday computing for todays value-conscious buyers of desktop and notebook PCs.
AMD Sempron processors are being developed to meet the evolving day-today needs of home and business PC users. Basic computing is no longer just about email, Web browsing or word processing. Today its also about downloading and playing music, or sending pictures to family and friends. This full-featured product line is designed to deliver best-in-class performance for the growing segment of PC
users who want more from their PCs.
AMD is changing the name of the game for everyday computing. We have
responded to evolving customer needs with a compelling solution that delivers the performance needed for todays applications, said Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager, Microprocessor Business Unit, AMD. The AMD Sempron brand is expected to carry on our tradition to always strive to provide our customers more value.
More details about AMDs new mobile and desktop processors will be
forthcoming in the second half of 2004. Shipments of the AMD Sempron and Mobile AMD Sempron processors are scheduled to begin during the second half of 2004.
AMD AthlonTM 64 processors will continue to be offered for outstanding 32-bit performance, capability for tomorrows 64-bit applications, and Enhanced Virus Protection in conjunction with the upcoming Windows« XP Service Pack 2. Likewise, AMD Athlon XP processors for desktop PCs and Mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processors
will continue to be offered for those customers seeking advanced functionality and performance for mainstream home and office computing.
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.
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