Velocity Micro Attracts Top Talent to Expand Award-Winning Product Development Team

PC-industry veterans defect to fast-growing PC maker. Will drive continued new-product innovation in gaming, multimedia, business, and home PC lines.

Richmond, VA — August 11, 2006 — Two seasoned PC specialists have signed with fast-growing Velocity Micro to augment its award-winning product development team, the company announced today. Christopher Morley, formerly with HardOCP, comes on board as Velocity Micro’s Director of Product Development. Ignacio Castillo left his post at Alienware to become Velocity Micro’s Senior Development Engineer. The new additions allow the custom PC maker to dedicate even more resources to developing the most innovative products on the market.

"We're thrilled to have Chris and Ignacio come on to the Velocity Micro team," said Randy Copeland, Velocity Micro President and founder. "Their direct experience in the enthusiast space of the PC industry is an incredibly valuable addition to our current resources and will enable Velocity Micro to exceed expectations for future innovations for our customers."

Prior to joining Velocity Micro, Morley served as Managing Editor of the Consumer Division at HardOCP, a Web property that caters to enthusiast PC users. He also worked at BOXX Technologies and founded PCFX Technologies, a maker of custom high-end gaming systems.

Castillo joined Velocity Micro from Alienware, where he was a Product Development Engineer. At Alienware, Castillo worked extensively in production and product development, contributing to innovative technology that was introduced into consumer systems.

At Velocity Micro, Morley and Castillo will be responsible for evaluating emerging PC technologies and developing new product innovations that incorporate the best-of-breed advancements.

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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