Velocity Micro Blows Competition Away in Year End Buying Guide

Vector SX-V bests Dell, eMachines, HP in PC magazine round up, receives rave reviews

Richmond, VA — November 9, 2004 — Velocity Micro, the Richmond, Va. based provider of premier PCs, beat out the competition in PC Magazine’s year end buying guide, the magazine’s issue 21. Velocity Micro won an Editor’s Choice award in the midrange desktop category for the Vector SX-V and received excellent reviews in high-end desktop and notebook categories.

This award is the sixth Editor’s Choice from PC magazine and the latest addition to an ever growing list of accolades and awards for the Richmond-based Velocity Micro. Rated an incredible value at $999, the Velocity Micro Vector SX-V features a high performing Intel Pentium 4 processor, a state of the art graphics processor from NVIDIA, 120GB hard drive, and complete tech bundle of monitor and 5.1 speakers. It’s an ideal home office and multimedia system for savvy users.

“The Vector is an excellent value for the home user,” says Randy Copeland, president and founder of Velocity Micro. “This award affirms Velocity Micro’s excellence across many categories of PCs. We’ve always been proud of our outstanding gaming systems. This praise of our more mainstream computers shows the consumer we’re capable of building a superior custom system to meet all needs and budgets.”

PC Magazine also gave four star reviews to the Velocity Micro NoteMagix S90, a high performance desktop replacement, and to the Velocity Micro Vision 64LX, a high end system the magazine promises “multimedia enthusiasts… [and] hard core computer geeks will love.”

Velocity Micro has stepped up its production capabilities in anticipation of the interest sparked by PC magazine’s reviews and award for the upcoming holiday rush.

About Velocity Micro

Velocity Micro, Inc. is the premier high-performance personal computer provider in North America. Founded in 1992, Richmond, Va.-based Velocity Micro custom builds award winning gaming, mobile, multimedia, small business, workstation, visual supercomputers and peripherals. Velocity Micro products are currently available at most consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information, please call (800) 303-7866 or visit

Velocity Micro has earned over 60 industry awards, including 11 PC Magazine Editor's Choice awards. CNET, Maximum PC, Mobile PC, PC World, Computer Gaming World, Computer Shopper, and PC Gamer editors have all chosen Velocity Micro systems as some of the industry's best-performing, highest-quality, and most reliable PCs.

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