AMD today introduced the new Mobile AMD Sempron™ processor 3000+ for thin and light notebooks, expanding the popular product family that has redefined everyday computing for today’s mobile lifestyle with AMD’s latest technology. In addition to offering best-in-class performance, this full-featured mobile processor also offers Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) designed to prevent the spread of certain malicious viruses when enabled by Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).* New notebook PCs based on the Mobile AMD Sempron processor 3000+ are expected from Packard Bell and Gericom in time for the holiday shopping season. The Mobile AMD Sempron processor 3000+ for thin and light notebooks is priced at $ 134 in 1,000-unit quantities.

AMD today introduced the new Mobile AMD Sempron™ processor 3000+ for thin and
light notebooks, expanding the popular product family that has redefined
everyday computing for today’s mobile lifestyle with AMD’s latest technology. In
addition to offering best-in-class performance, this full-featured mobile
processor also offers Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) designed to prevent the
spread of certain malicious viruses when enabled by Microsoft® Windows® XP
Service Pack 2 (SP2).*

“Mobile AMD Sempron processors provide the performance and features required
by today’s on-the-go consumers who expect reliable computing and Internet access
everyday, everywhere,” said Marty Seyer, corporate vice president and general
manager, Microprocessor Business Unit, Computation Products Group, AMD. “Along
with increasing Internet usage comes the potential for greater exposure to
viruses, so AMD has equipped all the Mobile AMD Sempron processors with
cutting-edge security for protection and peace of mind made possible by EVP and
SP2.” The new Mobile AMD Sempron processor 3000+ for thin and light notebooks
offers the freedom of true mobility with extended system battery life enabled by
AMD PowerNow!™ advanced power management technology. Like all AMD mobile
processors, the Mobile AMD Sempron processor 3000+ also helps consumers and
business professionals stay connected from virtually anywhere thanks to
compatibility with today’s most popular wireless solutions, including wireless
LAN 802.11a, b and g.

New notebook PCs based on the Mobile AMD Sempron processor 3000+ are expected
from Packard Bell and Gericom in time for the holiday shopping season.

"The Packard Bell EasyNote E6 series, based on the Mobile AMD Sempron
processor, provides a full mobile multimedia platform for consumers to play,
manage and share all their photos, videos and music through a powerful and
easy-to-use interface," said Louis Perrin, product marketing director, Packard
Bell. "In conjunction with Microsoft Windows Home Edition incorporating Service
Pack 2 and AMD Enhanced Virus Protection, these features bring to Packard Bell
EasyNote E6 series users a complete and more secure computing experience."

“The new Blockbuster Advance Excellent 7000 notebook is a breakthrough in
mobile computing,” said Nils Rabens, head of Sales and Marketing for Gericom.
“Based on the latest Mobile AMD Sempron processor, this full-featured notebook
represents the ideal interaction between performance, battery life and best
price; excellent for the everyday needs of on-the-go users.”

The Packard Bell EasyNote E6 notebook is expected to be available from
Packard Bell in France, Italy, Spain, Nordic countries and the UK later this
month. Gericom is planning to offer the Blockbuster Advance Excellent 7000
notebook in Germany this month.

Other global OEMs currently offering Mobile AMD Sempron processor-based
notebooks include Acer, Epson Direct Corporation, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, and
Sharp.

Availability
The Mobile AMD Sempron processor 3000+ for thin and light notebooks is available
immediately worldwide.

Pricing
The Mobile AMD Sempron processor 3000+ for thin and light notebooks is priced at
$ 134 in 1,000-unit quantities. For pricing details please visit:
http://www.amd.com/pricing