Velocity Micro Launches Vista On All PCs Direct and at Best Buy

PC Shoppers can now purchase their Velocity Micro PCs with Vista at Velocity Micro,, and immediately at over 300 Best Buy stores nationwide.

Richmond, VA — January 29, 2007 — Velocity Micro, the premier independent builder of custom, high performance computers and workstations, announced today that consumers now have immediate access to Microsoft Vista-based Velocity Micro PCs directly from Velocity Micro and at more than 300 Best Buy stores across the country. Vista is available today on Velocity Micro’s complete line of gaming, home office, multimedia, notebook, and workstation PCs at and

As a global launch partner with Microsoft, Velocity Micro worked closely with Microsoft in testing pre-launch candidates and developed a sophisticated understanding of Vista. It allowed the PC manufacturer to prepare a seamless integration of the new OS into its product lines, while its technical support teams became veritable experts on the new solution. Velocity Micro offers customers these formidable advantages in this new computing environment.

“Vista transforms the way people interact with their PC. It’s easier to find and manage information than ever before and the visuals are nothing short of spectacular,” said Velocity Micro President, Randy Copeland. “Microsoft has developed a unique and intuitive product which truly addresses the needs and wants of today’s PC consumer. We’re very excited to provide our customers with so many different ways to get a Vista-based Velocity Micro PC today.”

Velocity Micro customers can expect a variety of new features with Vista, including streamlined navigation, additional security enhancements, and Aero, Vista’s new graphical user interface that delivers a visually arresting new user experience. With Vista – the first OS with DirectX 10 technology – Velocity Micro gaming PCs turn in unparalleled performance.

Vista is now available in all of Velocity Micro’s custom gaming, home and office, multimedia, notebook, and business PCs at and, and at select Best Buy stores.

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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