Insyde Software supplies BIOS support for the AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor
Insyde Customer Designs Leverage World-class Performance of AMD64 Architecture
TAIPEI, TAIWAN --
Insyde Software, a leading global provider of BIOS/firmware and software services, today announced its support for the AMD AthlonTM 64 processor. Insyde Software’s BIOS provides mobile PC makers with a complete set of system-level software that controls the hardware initialization, PC compatibility, and power management, all with the performance benefits of the new AMD Athlon 64 processor.
“We are honored to have worked with AMD to provide a BIOS solution for the AMD Athlon 64 processor,” said .C.T Wang, president of Insyde Software Corp. “We believe the combination of the AMD64 architecture and our modular firmware environment offers our OEM and ODM customers a new level of functionality and performance for outstanding system design."
Insyde Software in collaboration with AMD has developed BIOS that renders full support for the
AMD Athlon 64 processor. Customers at all levels will experience the AMD Athlon 64 processor’s leading-edge performance through the implementation of Insyde Software BIOS. Insyde Software’s 100% AT compatible BIOS caters to AMD’s latest industry design standards. PC users are now able to benefit from the AMD Athlon 64 processor’s true-to-life digital entertainment experience, outstanding 32-bit application performance and seamless 32- to 64-bit migration and investment protection.
“Insyde Software has demonstrated long-standing support for AMD processors in world-class notebook designs,” said Tim Wright, director, desktop marketing, AMD’s Computation Products Group. Having their BIOS support for the AMD Athlon 64 processor helps bring AMD64 computing to mainstream PC users who will now be able to enjoy dramatically increased performance and enter a new world of 64-bit capabilities.”
Mitac Computer, a long-term customer of Insyde Software will leverage the technical superiority of the AMD Athlon 64 processor in an upcoming notebook PC design. “The AMD Athlon 64 processor and Insyde’s MobilePRO BIOS is a winning combination for us,” said James Huang, President at Mitac. “Our new NEC GHARIAL series notebooks will deliver the next generation of computing performance and digital media experience as demanded by savvy mobile computer users.”
About Insyde Software
Insyde Software (www.insydesw.com) is a leading global provider of BIOS/firmware and consulting services for companies in the embedded computing, notebook and semiconductor industries. Founded in 1998, the company is publicly held (GTSM: 6231) and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with offices in Westboro, MA, Portland, OR and Korea and is represented with sales, engineering and support partners in China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and UK. Insyde Software customers include Acer, Compal, Compaq, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, Inventec, Mitac, Nokia, Quanta, Sony, Toshiba, ViewSonic and Wyse.
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