AMD today introduced the Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3400+. The latest Mobile AMD Athlon 64 also offers the Enhanced Virus Protection security feature, just as all AMD64 processors, which will be enabled by Windows XP Service Pack 2.
Also announced is the Mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor 2200+
“A growing percentage of PC consumers are demanding high-performance notebooks to help them stay connected on the go,” said Matt Sargent, analyst for the research firm Current Analysis. To meet the needs of this rapidly growing market, Alienware and Epson Direct plan to offer notebooks based on the Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3400+.
For customers who want an ultra-portable system, Averatec is now offering a convertible PC with the flexibility of both a notebook and a tablet, the C3500 Series based on the Mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor 2200+. The low thermal design power of this new processor makes it ideal for compact, lightweight designs.
“The C3500 Series convertible PC is the first to pack the power of a Mobile AMD Athlon processor into an innovative tablet design,” said Saeed Shahbazi, president of Averatec. “This PC with integrated optical drive offers all the features and functionality that mobile users demand in a stylish and portable form factor with tablet functionality.”
Systems are available now from Averatec and Epson Direct, while Alienware is expected to offer notebooks later in July.
AMD offers high-performance processors designed for a wide array of mobile PCs. All Mobile AMD Athlon processors offer an outstanding computing experience on the go with extended system battery life enabled by AMD PowerNow! technology, as well as the benefit of wireless compatibility with today’s most popular wireless solutions.
Both the Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3400+ and the Mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor 2200+ are available immediately worldwide.
The Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3400+ and the Mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor 2200+ are priced at $432 and $97, respectively. All pricing is in 1,000-unit quantities, for wholesalers.