(Press Release) AMD has just introduced the AMD Athlon XP processor 2200+ with QuantiSpeed architecture; the first AMD desktop processor based on its 0.13 micron process technology. The new AMD Athlon XP processor 2200+ delivers improved performance, lower power and a smaller die size while maintaining a stable, compatible Socket A infrastructure.
"AMD is dedicated to excellence and continuously innovates with the customers' needs in mind. End users are demanding a better computing experience, and providing powerful solutions is our top priority," said Ed Ellett, vice president of marketing for AMD's Computation Products Group. "AMD continues to focus on offering high-performance end user benefits such as faster rendering times, better database performance and smoother video and audio editing."
Desktop PCs based on the AMD Athlon XP processor 2200+ are available today from Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and Fujitsu-Siemens in Europe.
"InterVideo's WinDVD has become one of the most popular DVD players in the world not just because it looks and sounds great, but also because it is useful and fun to use your PC to watch DVDs," said Steve Ro, CEO and co-founder of InterVideo. "Using the AMD Athlon XP processor to power WinDVD enables sharper images, more realistic sound, quicker access and review times and a better overall entertainment experience."
"The AMD Athlon XP processor 2200+ showcases all the power and ultimate performance needed for Ulead's high-end multimedia software, including video editing, DVD authoring, photo editing and Web design," said Michael Yanez, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ulead. "Additionally, the close relationship between Ulead and AMD helps ensure a high level of compatibility and reliability between Ulead's award-winning software and AMD's powerful processors."
The True Performance Initiative (TPI) demonstrates AMD's commitment to provide customer-centric solutions by focusing on educating PC users about the importance of real-world application performance.
Systems featuring the AMD Athlon XP processor 2200+ are available today through HP's configure-to-order program on its Compaq Presario 8000Z series home desktop PCs in the United States. Also, the new processor is planned to be available in HP Pavilion 562 series home desktop PCs under the same program starting June 12. Desktop PCs based on the AMD Athlon XP processor 2200+ are also available today from Fujitsu-Siemens in Europe.