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09/29/2005
ALIENWARE OFFERS NEW DUAL-CORE AMD OPTERON™ PROCESSOR ON MJ-12 7550A WORKSTATION 07:45 PM Source:  Alienware
MIAMI, FL – Sept. 26, 2005 – Alienware® — the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center, server, and professional systems — has made the new Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processor Model 280 available on the powerful Alienware MJ-12® 7550a workstation. Equipped with the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 280, the MJ-12 7550a provides the best performance-per-watt architecture on the market for creative professionals.

MJ-12 7550a workstations powered by the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 280 feature cutting-edge dual-core processing technology which includes two execution cores on a single die for enhanced workstation efficiency and performance. This can allow multiple applications to run at once without any decrease in performance, significantly increasing user productivity when multitasking.

The Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 280 also enables MJ-12 7550a workstations to deliver advanced technologies, such as Direct Connect Architecture and AMD PowerNow!™ technology with Optimized Power Management, while providing industry-leading performance for both 32-bit and 64-bit applications. AMD PowerNow! technology is designed to decrease overall power consumption and helps the MJ-12 7550a run cooler and quieter at optimum performance and power levels. With AMD’s Direct Connect Architecture, the processor cores, memory controllers, and the I/O are directly connected to help eliminate the bottlenecks inherent in traditional front-side bus architectures.

“Loaded with next-generation components such as the latest Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors, Alienware’s MJ-12 7550a workstation continues to provide an avenue for creative professionals to thrive,” said Nestor Villalobos, worldwide product manager for workstations and servers at Alienware. “The Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 280 delivers the highest performance yet for the growing number of MJ-12 7550a users.”

“As the industry leader in x86 dual-core processors, AMD is advancing processor performance and efficiency even further on Alienware MJ-12 7550a workstations with the introduction of the new Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor Model 280,” said Pat Patla, director, Server/Workstation Marketing, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD (NYSE: AMD). “Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors are designed to meet the needs of today’s creative professionals who require high levels of processing muscle.”

About Alienware
Alienware manufactures high-performance desktop, notebook, media center, server, and professional systems. Alienware offers unique and award-winning products that incorporate state-of-the-art components, innovative engineering and design, and unprecedented customer service. Alienware systems are available direct within the United States, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, and will soon be offered in other locations around the Pacific Rim. For more information, please visit www.alienware.com/opteron280 or call 1-800-ALIENWARE (254-3692).
 
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