Velocity Micro Announces the Availability of New Mainstream Mobile Products

10.2” NoteMagix™ M10 netbook provides the ultimate for on the go productivity while the ultra slim VMdrive™ accessory provides complete external DVD-RW functionality

Richmond, VA — April 20, 2009 — Velocity Micro, the premier independent builder of premium, high performance desktop computers, notebooks, and peripherals, announces the immediate availability of two new mobile computing solutions, the 10.2” NoteMagix™ M10 netbook and the VMdrive, a slim external USB DVD-RW netbook drive accessory. Built with Velocity Micro’s trademarked expert engineering and innovative design, these new mobile products are perfect for the on the go user in need of a distinctive and remarkable netbook at a real world value.

“Since day one, we’ve made it our goal to provide PC enthusiasts with the premium, expertly crafted, stylishly designed hardware that they crave,” said Chip Lowell, VP of Sales and Product Development for Velocity Micro. “Now with the availability of these mobile solutions, we’ve taken yet another step toward making our personal and unique boutique experience available not just to enthusiasts, but to a much more mainstream audience as well.”

Available in glossy black, cobalt blue, and carmine red, the NoteMagix M10 provides the perfect combination of portability and performance, with just enough power for the road warrior, traveler, or student, all at the remarkably attainable price of $379. Key features include:

  • 10.2” 1024 x 600 screen
  • Intel® Atom™ N270 Processor
  • 6-cell lithium-ion battery—up to 5+ hours of operation
  • 160GB 5400rpm hard drive
  • 1GB of RAM
  • B+G Wifi and integrated webcam
  • Extremely lightweight chassis—just 2.6 pounds with battery
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3
  • Custom carrying pouch by Swiss Case
  • Integrated 4 in 1 flash memory card reader
  • 1 year standard Velocity Micro US-based warranty

Also announced today, the sleek and slim VMdrive is the perfect complement to any netbook, providing complete DVD-RW functionality, fully powered by the external USB 2.0 connection, for just $79. The VMdrive allows users to:

  • Connect a netbook via universal high speed USB 2.0 for complete functionality
  • Burn and read DVDs and CDs at 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD-RW, 8X DVD-ROM, 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-R, 24X CD-RW speeds
  • Easily install software on any brand of netbook or laptop without an internal drive
  • Utilize exclusive included software for playing and burning DVDs and CDs
  • Seamlessly integrate with any netbook, notebook, or desktop with plug and play functionality

The NoteMagix M10 and VMdrive are immediately available direct from Velocity Micro and select retailers. For more information visit Velocity Micro.

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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