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AMD unveils new processor for desktop-replacement notebooks

Posted: 27 Aug 2004 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:advanced micro devices? amd? athlon 64 processor 3700+? processor? amd64?

Touted to be the highest performing 32-bit/64-bit processor available for mobile PCs, the new AMD Athlon 64 processor 3700+ for desktop-replacement notebooks features HyperTransport technology, plus an Enhanced Virus Protection security feature designed to prevent the spread of certain malicious viruses when enabled by Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.

According to Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), this new processor is the most advanced PC processor designed for notebook computing, offering outstanding 32-bit power plus compatibility with tomorrow's 64-bit software.

Configure-to-order notebook systems featuring the Athlon 64 processor 3700+ are already available from HP and VoodooPC. These two companies who are among the first suppliers to offer notebooks based on the new AMD processor.

The Athlon 64 processor 3700+ for desktop-replacement notebooks is priced at $500 in 1,000-unit quantities. For additional pricing details, visit the company's website.

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