AMD Helps Bring Entertainment Experiences to Life with HP

AMD announced a new addition to its highly acclaimed AMD Turion 64 mobile technology processor family with the introduction of AMD Turion 64 mobile technology ML-44. The newest addition to this popular mobile processor family is available now in the HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC.

AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is designed to address the needs of today's highly mobile consumers and business users who desire thin and light notebooks with long battery life, 64-bit computing, enhanced protection from malicious viruses and leading-edge graphics and wireless solutions.

The HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC includes Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Microsoft Corp.'s operating system designed specifically for home entertainment, which makes it easy for consumers to enjoy TV, music, photos and movies with the ease of a remote control.

The HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC also includes dual hard drives to give consumers an easy backup solution and plenty of storage for their digital content. It offers entertainment features such as HP QuickPlay for playing movies or music without a full system boot; it also offers options such as HP's LightScribe direct disc labeling technology for creating custom labels for CDs and DVDs, and HP UltraBrightView technology, which uses dual lamps to deliver an improved contrast ratio for viewing high-definition graphics. The HP Pavilion dv8000 Media Center Notebook PC powered by AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is now available in North America and Europe.

AMD enables a best-in-class ecosystem of industry-standard technologies, helping PC manufacturers to deliver feature-rich systems that can satisfy the variety of ways in which people use their notebooks. AMD offers the only mobile-specific processors available today that are able to run both 32-bit and 64-bit software, providing a smart investment optimized to take advantage of the features, security and performance of 64-bit operating systems, including both Windows XP Pro X64 and the upcoming Windows Vista, the next-generation Windows operating system. Scheduled to be available for the 2006 holiday season, Windows Vista is expected to bring clarity to the world of personal computing, so consumers can more safely and easily enjoy everything on their PC at home or on-the-go.

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