Velocity Micro Desktops to Arrive in Micro Center Later This Summer

Velocity's newest retail partner offers a variety of configurations to suit various customer needs

Richmond, VA — July 29, 2008 — Velocity Micro, the premier independent builder of custom, high performance computers, notebooks, and workstations, announces today that it will expand its retail offerings further with a launch new desktop configurations in Micro Center stores nationwide. Simultaneously launching at, Velocity Micro's systems at Micro Center will emphasize an ultra performance, meticulous build at a unique mainstream value, making them the perfect PCs for the back to school shopping season.

"Micro Center is committed to being the 'Best Computer Store in the World' through delivering customers a "Best in Class" shopping experience," said Kevin Jones, VP of Merchandising at Micro Center. "Velocity Micro's systems are a perfect fit and offering for Micro Center's passionate PC users and gamers and we are thrilled to add their products to our PC gaming assortment."

Micro Center shoppers can count on ultra performance at a mainstream value from Velocity Micro with configurations ranging from $999 to $2599. As always with Velocity Micro, the systems offer the user a wealth of power options and upgrade paths with the common denominator being all-around performance and stability for everything from mainstream usage, to gaming, and digital media editing. All Velocity Micro PCs sold at Micro Center will be covered by Velocity's award winning, US-based customer support.

"We're very excited to join forces with Micro Center to offer PC users a new destination for high performance computers. Velocity Micro has always strived to provide mainstream value with boutique sensibilities: meticulous handcraftsmanship, enthusiast performance, outstanding customer support, and first-to-market launch technology," said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. "Micro Center has heard the call for a new PC experience and we believe we are the perfect source to meet this demand with our award winning offerings."

Velocity Micro will continue to sell its award winning lines of custom, high performance PCs, notebooks, workstations, and servers direct at

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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