Velocity Micro Introduces AMD's Ultimate Processor in Gaming Systems

As an AMD Launch Partner, Velocity Micro offers AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processors in systems today

Richmond, VA — June 27, 2005 — Velocity Micro, a leading North American manufacturer of high performance PCs, announced today that it is a worldwide launch partner with processor maker AMD® (NYSE: AMD) for the new Althon 64 FX-57 processor – the fastest and highest performing processor yet.

As a launch partner, Velocity Micro today has the highly sought FX-57 processors in stock and for sale in its award winning, ultra performance PCs. Gaming and digital media enthusiasts, the targets of this new product, will see dramatic performance gains.

“Velocity Micro understands what gamers want and strives to deliver the ultimate gaming experience, going above and beyond gamers’ expectations,” said Randy Copeland, President and CEO, Velocity Micro. “By offering systems based on the AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor, Velocity Micro further confirms our dedication to deliver gaming PCs optimized for performance with single-threaded games. Our systems are designed to offer maximum performance with the highest resolution, bringing the world of games to life.”

Providing unparalleled PC performance on 3D games and intense applications, the new AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor allows power-hungry users to experience the next generation of single-threaded games with intense and realistic graphic resolutions. As PC gaming continues to escalate, the award winning AMD Althon 64 FX family of processors consistently outperforms the competition, performing up to 20 percent faster than competitive products on 3D games.

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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