SUNNYVALE, CALIF – October 20, 2005 – AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Falcon Northwest has joined the ranks of computer manufacturers and system builders supporting AMD Turion(tm) 64 mobile technology. Falcon Northwest, a custom system builder serving the PC gamer market, has selected AMD Turion 64 mobile technology to power the new FragBook TL-2 notebook, allowing gamers extraordinary levels of performance and mobility.
Designed to meet the needs of today’s highly mobile consumers and business professionals, AMD Turion 64 mobile technology offers 64-bit computing, protection from certain malicious viruses with Enhanced Virus Protection, and compatibility with the latest graphics and wireless solutions.
Since its launch in March 2005, AMD Turion 64 mobile technology has been incorporated into approximately 60 notebook designs either currently shipping or in development worldwide. Leading global computer manufacturers offering notebooks powered by AMD Turion 64 mobile technology include Acer, BenQ, Falcon Northwest, Fujitsu, Fujitsu-Siemens Computer, HP, MSI, NEC, Packard Bell and VoodooPC, among others.
“AMD Turion 64 mobile technology has gained rapid market acceptance among consumers and business professionals thanks to its open-standard architecture that enables feature-rich, differentiated notebook platforms,” said Chris Cloran, director of AMD’s mobile business division, Microprocessor Solutions Sector. “Falcon Northwest is known for building mind-blowing gaming PCs, and AMD Turion 64 mobile technology allows them to offer high performance in a highly portable, thin and light FragBook design.”