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Date: Monday March 05, 2001
Category: Computer / SFF PCs
Manufacturer Link: AMD Discus -- BBS

-AMD innovation continues to gain acceptance in commercial markets-

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 5, 2001- AMD today announced that NEC Computers International, one of the world's top PC manufacturers, has selected AMD Athlon(tm) and AMD Duron(tm) processors for its PowerMate DT series of commercial desktop computers. The AMD processor-based PowerMate DT series will target European large enterprise and government markets, initially in France, the United Kingdom, Italy and the Netherlands. This major win signifies the growing demand for AMD Athlon and AMD Duron processors in the commercial market. Systems are planned to be available immediately.

"We are delighted to announce today that NEC has chosen our technology leading line-up of seventh-generation processors for its prestigious PowerMate DT series desktop PC," said Giuliano Meroni, AMD vice president of Sales and Marketing, Europe. "NEC's decision in favor of AMD offers further validation that systems based on AMD's innovative processors and Socket A platforms are capable of meeting the stringent requirements for enterprise and government sectors."

"The proven performance of the AMD Athlon and AMD Duron processors enables outstanding productivity and system life for our commercial customers," said Dominique Bourrus, Vice President EMEA, Professional Division, NEC Computers International. "AMD processors deliver what our customers demand: reliability, proven compatibility, as well as a consistent and long-lasting platform. AMD will be vital in growing our European business."

About the AMD Athlon(tm) Processor

The AMD Athlon processor is an x86-compatible, seventh-generation design featuring a superpipelined, nine-issue superscalar microarchitecture optimized for high clock frequency; the industry's first fully pipelined, superscalar floating point unit for x86 platforms; high-performance cache architecture, now featuring 384KB of total on-chip cache (256KB of on-chip level (L2) cache and 128KB of on-chip level (L1) cache); enhanced 3DNow!(tm) technology with 24 additional instructions designed to improve integer math calculations, data movement for Internet streaming, and DSP communications. The AMD Athlon processor features either a 266MHz Front Side Bus (FSB) or a 200MHz FSB based on the Alpha(tm) EV6 bus protocol. AMD Athlon processors are manufactured using AMD's 0.18-micron process technology in Fab 25 in Austin, Texas and AMD's 0.18 micron technology in Fab 30 in Dresden, Germany.

About the AMD Duron(tm) Processor The AMD Duron processor is a derivative of the award-winning AMD Athlon processor and is designed to provide an optimized solution for value conscious business and home users. Employing an innovative design, the AMD Duron processor features a sophisticated cache architecture with 192KB of total on-chip cache, a high-speed 200MHz front-side bus, and a superscalar floating point unit with enhanced 3DNow! technology.

The AMD Duron processor offers value-conscious buyers access to technology and performance that stands out among other processors in its class. It reflects AMD's 30 years of design and manufacturing expertise and sales of more than 150 million PC processors. AMD Duron processors are manufactured on AMD's 0.18 micron process technology in Fab 25, Austin, Texas.

About AMD

AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets, with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD produces microprocessors, flash memory devices, and support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $4.6 billion in 2000. (NYSE:AMD).

Visit AMD on the Web

For more information about the AMD Athlon and AMD Duron processors, please visit our virtual pressroom at . Additional press releases and information about AMD and its products are available at: -30-

Cautionary Statement

This release contains forward-looking statements, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are generally preceded by words such as "plans," "expects," "believes," "anticipates" or "intends." Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements in this release involve risks and uncertainty that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations, including the risk that commercial systems implementing AMD processors will not be widely available. We urge investors to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in the Company's filings with the United States Securities Exchange Commission.

AMD, the AMD logo, AMD Athlon, AMD Duron, and combinations thereof and 3DNow! are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Alpha is a trademark of Digital Equipment Corporation. Other product names used in this publication are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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