Velocity Micro Announces Availability of AMD Live!™ PCs for Home Entertainment
Velocity Micro's AMD LIVE! PCs feature AMD AthlonT 64 X2 dual-core processors and Windows Media Center, available direct and from BestBuy.com
Richmond, VA — May 31, 2006 — Velocity Micro, the premier manufacturer of ultra-performance PCs, announced today the availability of its new AMD LIVE!™ PCs. Featuring an AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processor, Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition, and the AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite, a collection of applications and services, AMD LIVE! PCs from Velocity Micro will now offer users a more fully integrated entertainment PC.
“We’re very pleased to announce the availability of the AMD LIVE! PC as part of our Media Center PC line,” says Randy Copeland, Velocity Micro President and founder. “AMD has created a truly integrated approach to the home entertainment PC and in doing so has enabled the kind of experience our customers are looking for.”
With AMD LIVE! PCs, consumers can stream, record, transfer, share, and manage their photos, music, videos, and media to digital devices like game consoles, MP3 players, and mobile phones. Another benefit of the AMD LIVE! PC is Cool’n’Quiet™ technology, which helps keep system noise to a minimum for a more optimal listening environment.
“AMD LIVE! blends home entertainment and personal computing by taking the powerful performance of AMD64 dual-core processors and combining it with the Velocity Micro media center PC line to enhance end-users’ entertainment experiences,” said Henri Richard, executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer, AMD. “With AMD LIVE!, consumers who purchase Velocity Micro PCs can enjoy their digital media anywhere in home and on the go.”
Velocity Micro’s CineMagix series of AMD LIVE! PCs are available today from Velocity Micro’s website and through their custom build program at www.bestbuy.com. To learn more about Velocity Micro’s AMD LIVE! PC offerings, visit www.velocitymicro.com.
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.