AMD today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-60 dual-core processor, the world’s ultimate processor for PC enthusiasts. Providing exceptional PC performance on games, digital media and intense applications, the new AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor will allow enthusiasts to experience the next generation of multi-core supported games and applications using AMD’s most powerful PC processor ever released. The AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor is available immediately worldwide. The AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 processor is priced at $ 1,031 in 1,000-unit PIB quantities.

As part of AMD’s ongoing commitment to deliver the industry’s
highest-performing PC technology, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the immediate
availability of the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-60 dual-core processor, the world’s
ultimate processor for PC enthusiasts. Providing exceptional PC performance on
games, digital media and intense applications, the new AMD Athlon 64 FX-60
dual-core processor will allow enthusiasts to experience the next generation of
multi-core supported games and applications using AMD’s most powerful PC
processor ever released.

“As more and more games and applications support multi-core environments, PC
enthusiasts can experience the true advantages delivered by the AMD Athlon 64
FX-60 dual-core processor,” said Bob Brewer, corporate vice president, Desktop
Division, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD. “Those who crave ultimate
performance on 3D games and intense digital media applications can experience
realistic physics and lighting, advanced artificial intelligence and amazing
performance on digital media applications with the first dual-core AMD Athlon 64
FX processor. The AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor is designed to deliver
the ultimate in performance for our customers who demand nothing short of the
best.”

As requirements for high performance in PC games and digital media content
continue to escalate, independent reviews have shown that AMD Athlon 64
dual-core processors outshine the competition. The AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core
processor takes its place as the highest performing dual-core consumer processor
from AMD, and shows an average 34 percent improvement on overall digital media
performance and an eye-popping 80 percent faster performance on certain
benchmarks over similar single-core processors.

Velocity Micro is among the first computer manufacturers to address the growing
demands of gamers and enthusiasts with a high-performance PC system powered by
an AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor. North American retail outlet Best
Buy is featuring Velocity Micro’s new Gamers’ Edge DualX T1425.

“Velocity Micro caters to the needs of enthusiasts and gamers, and makes every
effort to offer the ultimate gaming experience,” said Randy Copeland, president
and CEO, Velocity Micro. “For the first time ever, Best Buy is offering flagship
Velocity Micro systems based on the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor,
which verifies our dedication to delivering gaming PCs optimized for ultimate PC
performance. Our systems, which utilize the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core
processor, are designed to offer ultimate performance with the highest
resolution and detail, bringing games to life.”

“As a qualification associate for the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 processor, ATI has
ensured that the millions of Radeon® Xpress chipsets work flawlessly with this
powerful new processor, enabling solutions that exceed the expectations of even
the most demanding customers,” said Rick Bergman, senior vice president, PC
Business Unit, ATI Technologies Inc. “With ATI’s dual-core driver support,
industry-leading graphics cards and Crossfire™ solutions, end users can fully
leverage the multi-tasking capabilities of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core
processor in a variety of critical applications, including gaming, content
creation and digital video for The Ultimate Visual Experience™.”

“We believe the AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor and the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60
dual-core processor are the fastest processors available for PCs today,” said
Drew Henry, general manager of MCP business at NVIDIA. “With our powerful SLI™
technology combined with engineered dual-core drivers designed to increase
overall performance on our award-winning GeForce® and NVIDIA nForce® products,
the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor enables enthusiasts to experience
gaming performance that was only available for those with access to high-end
military-style simulators just a few years ago.”

Incorporating AMD’s most advanced processor technology, the AMD Athlon 64 FX
processor line features the first Windows®-compatible 64-bit PC processor
designed specifically for PC enthusiasts. The AMD Athlon 64 FX processor enables
enthusiasts to immerse themselves in their digital world. They can play games
with realistic physics, lighting and sound previously only reserved for the
world of simulations, or create and manipulate digital media like a pro. The AMD
Athlon 64 FX processor brings the next generation of digital media and games to
life.

Availability and Pricing
The AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor is available immediately worldwide.
The AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 processor is priced at $ 1,031 in 1,000-unit PIB
quantities. For pricing details, please visit:
www.amd.com/pricing.