AMD Announces Strategic Partnership with TCL Computer
Subject: General Tech | January 25, 2007 - 12:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
BEIJING - Jan. 25, 2007 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that TCL Computer Tech. Co. Ltd., one of China's fastest-growing PC manufacturers, will offer customers a range of commercial notebooks and desktops based on high-performing, energy-efficient AMD64 processors.
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 dual-core processor-based desktop systems from TCL Computer are immediately available, and AMD64-powered notebooks are expected to launch in April 2007.
This news marks an important milestone for China customers, who now have the opportunity to choose AMD processor-based solutions from the region's top seven computer manufacturers.
"As a leading PC provider in China, TCL Computer is committed to bringing value to our customers, creating opportunities for our people, and helping to improve our society," said Mr. Yang Weiqiang, vice president of TCL Corporation and general manager of TCL Computer Tech. Co. Ltd. "Our cooperation with AMD is the result of our commitment to responding to market needs. As a leading global provider of innovative processing
solutions, AMD provides our customers diversified choices as well as state-of-the-art open platforms."
Karen Guo, AMD senior vice president and president of Greater China region, said, "As industry-leading IT brands in China, TCL Computer and AMD are committed to fulfilling customer needs with innovative computing products and solutions. The technology partnership announced today is proof of a shared commitment to improving China's rapidly-growing IT industry, and a testament to the performance-per-watt advantages of AMD64 commercial solutions - an attractive choice for China."