ABS Computer Announces Support for New AMD Athlon™ XP Processor 1800+ with Quantispeed™ Architecture
Whittier, California --
ABS Computer today announced the Performance XP System powered by the new AMD Athlon™ XP processor with QuantiSpeed™ architecture. This system offers the latest top-of-the line AMD Athlon™ XP 1800+ processor, with 256MB DDR memory, Nvidia GeForce3 video card, 16X DVD drive, 24X CD Rewritable drive and many other high-end multimedia components. It also comes with a 19” monitor made by Hitachi.
The AMD Athlon XP processor with QuantiSpeed™ architecture is designed to provide the extreme performance needed for the ultimate computing experience. It combines unparalleled performance with ease of use and support for the world’s most popular software.
“ABS Computer is proud to offer systems with AMD’s new AMD Athlon™ XP processor 1800+ with QuantiSpeed™ architecture,” said Ken Lam, Executive VP of ABS. “This new line of AMD processors will definitely further enhance our technology to offer the greatest computing joy, in gaming or otherwise, with the best experience for our customers.”
“AMD is excited that ABS Computer has chosen the new AMD Athlon XP processor 1800+ with QuantiSpeed architecture to power their new Performance XP system, an excellent choice for users who need performance to get their work done quickly and efficiently or to have the best possible gaming experience,” said Lee Little, director of Field Marketing at AMD.
About the AMD Athlon™ XP Processor
AMD introduced its brand-new processor for high-performance desktop computers, the AMD Athlon XP processor. The AMD Athlon XP processor features the new, patented QuantiSpeed™ architecture, which delivers a quantum leap in performance for office productivity, digital media, and 3D gaming. The new architecture also includes 3DNow!™ Professional technology, which adds 52 new instructions, extending 3DNow! technology capabilities to more software titles than any other processor in the world. The AMD Athlon “XP” modifier is designed to convey the extreme performance AMD Athlon XP processors deliver for the upcoming Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system.
AMD will identify the AMD Athlon XP processor using model numbers, as
opposed to megahertz, and is introducing 1800+, 1700+, 1600+ and 1500+ versions.
Model numbers are designed to communicate the relative application performance
among the various AMD Athlon XP processors, as well as communicate the
architectural superiority over existing AMD Athlon processors.
The AMD Athlon™ XP processor features 384KB of on-chip, full-speed cache. It is compatible with AMD's Socket A infrastructure, and supports the advanced 266MHz front-side bus.
AMD Athlon XP processors are manufactured using AMD's 0.18-micron copper process technology in Fab 30 in Dresden, Germany.
About ABS Computer
Since 1990 ABS has been dedicated to the ideal of making the finest PC solutions in the world. ABS provides 100% non-proprietary systems utilizing cutting-edge technologies, serving the home, business, education and government markets. America’s toughest technology experts have bestowed upon ABS their highest accolades, including Best Buy awards from PC World, CNET, Computer Shopper, ZDNet, Smart Computing and Computer Buyer’s Guide. Additional information about ABS and its products are available at http://www.abspc.com/.