Velocity Micro Unleashes World's Highest Performing AMD PC at Best Buy
New Gamers' Edge DualX T1425 is powered by the new AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor.
Richmond, VA — January 10, 2006 — Richmond, Va., January 10, 2006—Velocity Micro, the premier manufacturer of award winning, ultra performance PCs, announces today the arrival of the world’s fastest PC on shelves at select Best Buy stores and at BestBuy.com. The Gamers’ Edge DualX T1425 is highlighted by the powerful AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-60 dual-core processor, the world’s ultimate processor for PC enthusiasts and AMD’s first dual-core offering for its award-winning AMD Athlon 64 FX line of processors.
“Velocity Micro delivers the ultimate gaming experience to enthusiasts and gamers with award winning PCs fueled by the latest technology,” said Randy Copeland, President and CEO, Velocity Micro. “With the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual core processor, we have created the world’s highest performing PC. Consumers will now have access to this new technology on the day of its global launch, thanks to Best Buy, which will feature the system in select retail stores and at BestBuy.com.”
"Launching the Gamers' Edge DualX T1425 in select stores and on-line at BestBuy.com continues to enhance our reputation of being at the forefront of technology," said Wendy Fritz, vice president business minded. "We know gaming enthusiasts are going to love this product and we're excited to have it for them at Best Buy."
The Gamers’ Edge DualX T1425 targets gamers and PC enthusiasts looking for incredible performance and power. The same engineering that makes the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor a gaming powerhouse also lends benefits to other applications. AMD64 dual core processors are designed to deliver blazing performance on advanced multimedia tasks, including video and audio editing, as well as intense multitasking. The T1425 also features stunning graphics with a special Velocity Micro performance edition of the NVIDIA GeForce 7800GTX graphics processor. The system is also an NVIDIA SLI-ready gaming PC, meaning that users can easily upgrade the system to a dual graphics processor configuration for even higher performing graphics.
“This is an exciting time for consumers when they have immediate access to powerful gaming PCs featuring the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor – the ultimate PC processor for enthusiasts,” said Henri Richard, executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer, AMD. “Enthusiasts, gamers, and digital media connoisseurs have embraced award-winning AMD64 technology, and together Velocity Micro and Best Buy have answered the call by offering the Velocity Micro Gamers’ Edge DualX T1425 to customers who demand nothing but the best technology.”
The Gamers’ Edge DualX T1425 brings together the world’s fastest processor with the hottest manufacturer of performance PCs and the leading retailer in consumer electronics, culminating in an incredible experience for the end user. Velocity Micro, AMD, and Best Buy have worked together to ensure consumers enjoy the latest technology for a rich and immersive gaming and multimedia experience.
Select Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com are debuting the Gamers’ Edge DualX T1425 on the same day as its global launch – a first for any national retailer. The addition of the Gamers’ Edge DualX T1425 enhances the Best Buy product line for gamers, enthusiasts, and mainstream consumers.
Fully customizable models of the Gamers’ Edge DualX are available from www.velocitymicro.com. Velocity Micro also offers two different gaming PCs for Best Buy customers at select stores and online. The Gamers’ Edge DualX T1200 is a loaded gaming rig for users on a budget, while the T1300 is designed for experienced gamers looking for value and performance.
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 www.VelocityMicro.com
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.