AOpen to Support the AMD Athlon™ XP processor 3200+ with 400 FSB
AK79D-400 Series – The New Performance Motherboard Family Centers AMD’s Juggernaut on NVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400 Platform
Taipei, Taiwan --
AOpen today releases its latest NVIDIA nForce2 400 platform motherboard family to support the AMD Athlon™ XP processor 3200 with 400 FSB targeted to deliver outstanding performance to the power users. This release also marks the introduction of a new market segment for gamers and power users who demand performance and overall system reliability.
The AK79 D 400 Family consists of AK79D-400 Max, AK79D-400 VN and AK79D-400 1394 totaling 3 models for AOpen’s worldwide operations including North America, Latin America, Pan Asia, Middle East, South Africa and Europe positioning AOpen as a strong contender in the worldwide motherboard industry.
AMD and AOpen working in tandem can bring out the best of the platform for what today’s customers want – Exceptional performance, quality, reliability and value.
AK79D-400 Series addresses to wide spectrum of users jam-packing AOpen technical savvy and feature sets that provide useful and digital-necessary functions. “Our product range echoed AMD’s intention – Bringing a dovetailed platform that fits wide applications,” said Gerald Wang, AOpen Motherboard Division co-head. “AMD has come up a product that can create great impact to the motherboard industry.”
"AOpen completed the AK79D-400 Series design for the AMD Athlon XP processor 3200+ with 400 FSB in a short time, and included complementary features such as EzClock and SilentTek to further enhance the AMD user experience,” said Tim Wright, AMD’s director of desktop segment, Microprocessor Business Unit. “AMD Athlon XP processor 3200+ users can take advantage of the increased performance and reliability offered on this new platform.”
Additional features from AOpen
But what really sets AOpen AK79D-400 family apart from the competition is a complete and thoughtful feature set that tickles power users’ heart and provides peace of mind. “We are demonstrating our thoughtfulness and organization capability by assessing market needs and come up with three models that fit into every segmentation” further commented by Gerald Wang. “There is a robust AK79D-400 Max model that further provides Serial ATA
controller for next generation performance hard drive, 6-port of USB2.0
, and 5.1 channel audio
. “AK79D-400 Max further equips with 10/100 LAN
on-board for easy and simple LAN connectivity so that broadband Internet such as ADSL or cable Modem can be hooked up easily. IEEE-1394
connectivity is also part of the feature set. “1394 interface not only suitable for the digital camcorder, but also external storage devices such as hard drive, CD-RW and emerging DVD+RW. Thus, both USB 2.0 and IEEE-1394 are complemented to each other”
AK79 D-400 Series also has many other AOpen small but crucial features that bring excellent user experience. SilentTek, SilentBIOS, Die-Hard BIOS II, VividBIOS, Dr. Voice II, WinDMI, Open Jukebox and Ez Restore for example, are the most easy-to-use application software that received positive feedback from the worldwide users.
“AK79D-400 Max is one of the most thoughtful motherboards AOpen puts out there with all elements that power users and gamers want – combining overclocking, overclocking protection, connectivity, visual beauty, affordability and features into one powerful package – I love it very much” commented by an AOpen customer.
AOpen Inc. is the world’s largest total component solutions manufacturer and a member of a $10 billion technology group. Leveraging more than 25 years of technology manufacturing experience and more than 1,000 Group patents, AOpen designs, develops and markets advanced PC motherboards, notebooks, optical drives, PC housings, peripherals, multimedia, telecommunications and networking solutions for resellers, system integrators and those who value reliability and performance.
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