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The NoteMagix L80x Ultra, the first Velocity Micro notebook to launch in retail, will hit shelves in select Best Buy stores today - a perfect choice for students, gamers, and creative professionals.

Richmond, VA — September 25, 2006 — Velocity Micro, the award-winning manufacturer of custom-built high-performance PCs, today announced the launch of its new multimedia and gaming notebook, the NoteMagix L80x Ultra, into select Best Buy stores. Featuring an Intel® Core™2 Duo processor and NVIDIA graphics, the 6.5-pound notebook delivers high performance and value, and joins the Velocity Micro ProMagix series of ultra-performance desktops currently available exclusively at Best Buy.

“We are thrilled to offer this one-of-a-kind notebook to Best Buy’s customers,” said Randy Copeland, Velocity Micro CEO and President. “The L80x Ultra delivers the award winning performance and meticulous handcraftsmanship Velocity Micro is famous for, and represents one of the most feature-rich notebooks available in retail today.”

Targeted for PC gamers, multimedia enthusiasts, creative professionals, and business users who need a powerful notebook to run today’s and tomorrow’s demanding applications, the NoteMagix L80x Ultra features an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® Go 7600GS graphics engine, and an ultra-sharp, high-res 15.4-inch widescreen display ideal for viewing games, DVD movies, and graphics applications. Priced at $1,999, the machine also delivers a built-in Webcam for videoconferencing and v-mail, as well as a biometric fingerprint reader to keep data secure.

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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