Spider Springs into Velocity Micro Ultra Performance PCs Today

AMD Phenom Processors and Spider Platform Launch today at Velocity Micro

Richmond, VA — November 19, 2007 — Velocity Micro, the premier independent builder of custom, high performance computers and workstations, announced today that it will make AMD's next-generation AMD PhenomT processors available in its ultra performance desktop PCs. By offering the AMD Phenom processor line, Velocity Micro continues its commitment to give customers the opportunity to own the latest cutting edge performance technology with features that include extreme multitasking performance, intensely high quality accelerated HD video and gaming, and striking efficiency.

"AMD's new family of processors will provide consumers an excellent high performance solution," said Velocity Micro President and CEO Randy Copeland. "By building on a strategic focus to innovate the desktop, AMD Phenom brings a wealth of cutting edge benefits and enhances our ultra performance desktop PC offerings. We are thrilled to be one of the first to offer the AMD Phenom processor line to our customers."

AMD Phenom processors deliver true multi-core solutions for a new dimension in power and performance, even when multitasking using high demand applications, allowing users to do more in less time. By combining an AMD Phenom CPU, AMD 7 series chipset, and ATI RadeonT HD 3800 Series graphics in CrossFireXT into the new AMD "Spider" platform, users can also create remarkable visuals in ultra crisp HD resolution and extreme gaming experiences with blistering frame rates. Plus, with the next generation of Cool'n'QuietT 2.0 technology, users can do all this on a Velocity Micro PC that offers amazing but efficient performance for a system that is seen, not heard.

"We are very excited to have Velocity Micro as a launch partner for AMD Phenom and Spider," said Bob Brewer, corporate vice president, Marketing and Strategy, Computing Solutions Group. "With Velocity Micro's history of launching leadership products based on AMD processors, they consistently deliver the ultra-performance hardware that allows enthusiast users to maximize their PC experience."

By utilizing AMD Phenom processors and the Spider platform, Velocity Micro continues to offer its customers the very latest in hardware innovations for immersive gaming and award winning multimedia and multitasking performance. Velocity Micro customers can configure a Edge™ M40 gaming system with a Spider platform today at www.velocitymicro.com.

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 www.VelocityMicro.com

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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