New AMD Dual-Core Desktop Processors Deliver Outstanding PC Experience and Value

AMD Athlon(TM) X2 7000 series processors enable PC manufacturers to offer affordable, powerful and energy efficient desktops to consumers on a budget

Dornach b. München, (PresseBox) - What: AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Athlon(TM) X2 7000 series processors, energy efficient dual-core CPUs designed for a growing segment of value-conscious PC consumers seeking a full-featured product with best-in-class performance for the changing face of everyday computing. Based on the "Stars" AMD processor architecture, the new series features AMD Balanced Smart Cache, designed to make traditional PC activities and media software work simultaneously resulting in advanced multi-tasking capabilities and exceptional multimedia performance.

Why: Given the current economic environment, consumers are seeking the best computing value without sacrificing the performance required to maintain their digital lifestyle. This is an optimal time for system builders and PC OEMs to offer dual-core powered desktop systems that are affordable, energy efficient and help consumers get the most computing performance for their money.

Who: With AMD Athlon X2 7000 series of processors, Original Equipment.

Benefits: Manufacturers (OEMs) and system builders will be able to create diverse PCs with superior memory bandwidth and performance for digital media and multi-tasking applications. Strong OEM support greets the new AMD processors at launch as well-known manufacturers are expected to offer new desktop PCs featuring AMD Athlon X2 7000 series processors to consumers.

Availability: AMD Athlon(TM) X2 7000 series processors are now available as part of AMD's "Cartwheel" consumer platform, combining the power of the new CPUs and the AMD 780G chipset with superior ATI Radeon(TM) 3200 integrated graphics to support HD video while delivering massive performance headroom, video processing acceleration and cutting edge energy efficiency.

The following AMD Athlon X2 7000 series processors are expected to be available from AMD's leading channel providers:

- The AMD Athlon X2 7550 processor is a tray only part for OEMs
- The AMD Athlon X2 7750 Black Edition processor is available at the system builder price of $79.00 USD

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