AMD announced a new Turion 64 processor today, the Turion 64 ML-44. However, for the moment it will be only available in the HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC.
The HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC includes Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Microsoft Corp.'s operating system designed specifically for home entertainment, which makes it easy for consumers to enjoy TV, music, photos and movies with the ease of a remote control.
The HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC also includes dual hard drives to give consumers an easy backup solution and plenty of storage for their digital content. It offers entertainment features such as HP QuickPlay for playing movies or music without a full system boot; it also offers options such as HP's LightScribe direct disc labeling technology for creating custom labels for CDs and DVDs, and HP UltraBrightView technology, which uses dual lamps to deliver an improved contrast ratio for viewing high-definition graphics. The HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC powered by AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is now available in North America and Europe.
AMD Turion 64 mobile technology ML-44 is available immediately worldwide. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology products are now available in models ML-44, ML-42, ML-40, ML-37, ML-34, ML-32, ML-30, ML-28, MT-40, MT-37, MT-34, MT-32, MT-30 and MT-28. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology ML-44 is priced at $525 in 1,000-unit quantities.