World's First PC Featuring Dolby Master Studio Available from Velocity Micro

New PC with Dolby Master Studio will target audiophiles, gamers, and digital media enthusiasts.

Richmond, VA — November 8, 2005 — Velocity Micro, the premier manufacturer of ultra performance, custom PCs, announces today that it has developed and made available the world’s first PC to meet the stringent criteria to wear the Dolby® Master Studio™ label. The Intel-based ProMagix™ MSX PC with Dolby Master Studio is available today at and will benefit audiophiles, gamers, digital media enthusiasts, and users with home recording studios by enabling a home theater audio experience from their PCs.

“We are excited to work with Dolby Laboratories and Intel to introduce a true market leadership product to our customers,” said Randy Copeland, Velocity Micro founder and President. “By offering the world’s first approved Dolby Master Studio PC we continue to raise the bar for what a computer can do.”

Users will find several important benefits in the ProMagix MSX with Dolby Master Studio, among them the highest quality audio and surround sound in a PC, as well as seamless integration with home theater sound systems, complete compatibility with playback applications, and more realistic audio for PC gaming. Dolby Master Studio provides up to 7.1 channels of surround sound for the most compelling, natural, and dramatic listening experience possible in a PC from all your entertainment, and the power to author DVDs with multichannel surround sound.

“These systems will be a natural destination for users looking for the unparalleled audio performance for their home recording, home entertainment, and immersing gaming,” Copeland added. “Our customers are discerning enthusiasts who want the best. We also believe that Dolby Master Studio will be a big attraction for mainstream consumers looking for something more, for a better PC experience.”

Velocity Micro developed and manufactured its systems to meet Dolby’s rigorous audio specifications. Meeting this standard ensures the ProMagix™ MSX delivers the ultimate Dolby surround sound experience.

”Consumers are recognizing the PC as a central platform for their digital life. Consequently, they are demanding greater and richer audio features and performance,” said Greg Rodehau, Director, PC Business Unit, Dolby Laboratories. “By adopting Dolby Master Studio in the ProMagix™ MSX, Velocity Micro is bringing a new class of product to market and delivering an outstanding audio experience.”

The ProMagix™ MSX is exclusively Intel-based and will be built on technology such as the Intel Pentium 4 Processor with Intel High Definition Audio as a part of the Intel architecture.

"The powerful combination of Intel(r) High Definition Audio technology and the Dolby PC Entertainment Experience brings new surround sound capabilities to the Personal Computer, providing consumers a world-class audio experience", said Robert Crooke, Vice President, Intel Digital Enterprise Group. "Intel is please to see Velocity Micro's new ProMagix™ MSX with Dolby Master Studio taking a leadership role in bringing these new capabilities to the PC marketplace."

The Velocity Micro ProMagix™ MSX with Dolby Master Studio for gaming, home entertainment, and digital media is available today 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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