Velocity Micro Launches New DCX Series with Intel Dual-Core Processor

AMD dual core processors will figure prominently in Velocity Micro’s new offerings.

Richmond, VA — May 31, 2005 — Velocity Micro, a leading North American manufacturer of high performance PCs, announced it is a launch partner of AMD’s (NYSE: AMD) new dual core processor technology. Velocity Micro will be one of the first PC companies in the world to create and ship systems based on the new Athlon™ 64 X2 processor.

Velocity Micro is honored to be a launch partner with AMD on this exciting new dual core line of processors,” says Randy Copeland, Velocity Micro President and founder. “We have always been proud of our close relationship with AMD and we’re excited to partner with our friends to introduce this heavily anticipated technology to our customers.”

This launch partnership reinforces Velocity Micro’s first to market leadership in the PC industry. Velocity Micro’s close ties to AMD among other technology leaders has enabled it to consistently be among the first PC companies in the world offering state of the art technology to it customers.

AMD’s dual core processors have two processing cores on a single die – effectively making two processors in a single chip. Each processing core will handle a separate stream of data. The key target audience for Athlon™ 64 X2 will be PC enthusiasts who max out their current processing abilities with multitasking and digital media work.

Velocity Micro will offer three Athlon™ 64 X2 based systems to start with: the digital media prosumer Vision™ A/V/D, home office Vision™ 64 system, and the professional workstation Vision™ W310, featuring Athlon™ 64 X2 4220+, 4400+, 4600+, and 4800+. The Athlon™ 64 X2 will give substantial performance benefits to Velocity Micro’s core constituency of digital media enthusiasts, who can expect to order systems from Velocity Micro’s new line of AMD dual core processor based systems at in the near future.

Winner of dozens of industry awards including a prestigious PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award for Best PC of 2004, Velocity Micro brings its quality craftsmanship, high performance, and precision tuning to enthusiast and mainstream PC users. The company offers award winning entry level desktop computers starting at $729, and critically acclaimed notebooks from $1195. All Velocity Micro products are built to order with numerous optional configurations, and direct factory technical support is available 24/7 by company technicians located at the company headquarters in Richmond, Virginia.

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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