AMD New Sempron Value CPUs

AMD today announced that it will introduce a new brand of PC processors to be named AMD Sempron(tm). The AMD Sempron processor family is expected to redefine everyday computing for today’s value-conscious buyers of desktop and notebook PCs. AMD Sempron processors are being developed to meet the evolving day-to-day needs of home and business PC users. This full-featured product line is designed to deliver best-in-class performance for the growing segment of PC users who want more from their PCs. More details about AMD’s new mobile and desktop processors will be forthcoming in the second half of 2004. Shipments of the AMD Sempron and Mobile AMD Sempron processors are scheduled to begin during the second half of 2004.

AMD today announced that it will introduce a new brand of PC processors to be
named AMD Sempron(tm). The AMD Sempron processor family is expected to redefine
everyday computing for today’s value-conscious buyers of desktop and notebook
PCs.

AMD Sempron processors are being developed to meet the evolving day-to-day
needs of home and business PC users. Basic computing is no longer just about
e-mail, Web browsing or word processing. Today it’s also about downloading and
playing music, or sending pictures to family and friends. This full-featured
product line is designed to deliver best-in-class performance for the growing
segment of PC users who want more from their PCs.

"AMD is changing the name of the game for everyday computing. We have responded
to evolving customer needs with a compelling solution that delivers the
performance needed for today’s applications," said Marty Seyer, vice president
and general manager, Microprocessor Business Unit, AMD. "The AMD Sempron brand
is expected to carry on our tradition to always strive to provide our customers
more value."

More details about AMD’s new mobile and desktop processors will be forthcoming
in the second half of 2004. Shipments of the AMD Sempron and Mobile AMD Sempron
processors are scheduled to begin during the second half of 2004.

AMD Athlon(tm) 64 processors will continue to be offered for outstanding 32-bit
performance, capability for tomorrow’s 64-bit applications, and Enhanced Virus
Protection in conjunction with the upcoming Windows® XP Service Pack 2.
Likewise, AMD Athlon XP processors for desktop PCs and Mobile AMD Athlon XP-M
processors will continue to be offered for those customers seeking advanced
functionality and performance for mainstream home and office computing.

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