Now Micro Announces Frontier 64 PCs Based On
the AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor
Roseville, MN --
Now Micro today announced the new family of Frontier 64 PCs featuring the new AMD Athlon™ 64 processor. The Frontier 64 line featuring the new AMD Athlon 64 processor offers gaming enthusiasts and post- production multimedia professionals with the optimum performance needed by today’s technology rich applications.
Frontier 64 personal computers and workstations alike featuring the AMD Athlon 64 processor enable today’s corporations to take advantage of a 64-bit architecture without sacrificing their existing investment in 32-bit applications. Implementing an
AMD Athlon 64 processor-based Frontier personal computer or workstation today provides a stable, high–performance, scalable path to the future of 64-bit computing without the inflated expense of other 64-bit architectures.
The Frontier 64 family of personal computers for gaming and multimedia feature the latest components compatible with your applications. Frontier 64 PCs feature the Via K8T800 chipset offering 1600 MHz system bus with “Double Data Rate” operation in both directions. The Hyper Transport™ connection to the AMD Athlon 64 processor yields 6.4 GB/S bandwidth. The AMD Athlon™ 64 processor has an integrated memory controller, eliminating the “north bridge” and enabling higher transfer rates between the CPU and memory.
The Frontier 64 line also features DDR400 HyperX memory from Kingston, on board Promise Serial ATA RAID 1 (striped) using Western Digital “Raptor” 36GB 10000RPM Serial ATA hard drives, Creative Labs Audigy2 sound with FireWire connect capabilities, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro graphics, a DVD+-RW drive, eight USB 2.0 ports, 460watt power supply, and 1 year parts and labor warranty standard. The Frontier 64 family is also available in your choice of ATX midtower of ATX full tower cases totally customizable in terms of color, lighting, fans, and graphics – we call it “PC Tattoo-ing”. Optional features include a 6 in 1 memory card reader, DVD-ROM and CDRW/DVD Combo drives, nVidia video cards, environmental control panels, and a 1 year 24 hour cross ship parts replacement warranty.
About the AMD64 Platform & the AMD Athlon 64 Processor
AMD64 is AMD’s 64-bit computing platform that extends x86 and defines a new class of computing. AMD's enhancements to the venerable x86 architecture allow users of personal computer clients, workstations and servers to migrate seamlessly to the superior performance of 64-bit computing. This new class of computing was designed to be directly in the evolutionary path of x86, allowing the technology industry to build a unified 64-bit computing infrastructure fully compatible with the ubiquitous x86 architecture. The AMD64 computing platform allows the latest in processor innovation to work smoothly with the existing installed base of 32-bit applications and operating systems, and builds momentum towards an increasing installed base of native 64-bit environments. AMD64 technology enables the industry to advance software development on all fronts, with x86 compatibility, while providing the capability of delivering 64-bit technology benefits.
About Now Micro
Now Micro, Inc. is a privately held company located in Roseville, Minnesota. For more than 10 years, Now Micro has specialized in the custom manufacturing of the Frontier Systems line of PC’s, Notebooks, Storage, and Server solutions. Now Micro utilizes the best components in the industry to provide today’s companies with the best performing, most reliable, and economical solution. Now Micro the company as well as the Frontier line of workstation and enterprise solutions have been recognized nationally with numerous industry distinctions and awards. Our ability to sustain growth and profitability over the last 10 years is directly attributed to our loyal team of talented people, who each day strive to offer our customers relevant technology products and services that are compatible with you while promising the superior quality and optimal performance you need, the superb value you want, and the simplicity you desire.
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Additional information about the Frontier personal computers and workstations based on the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor is available at: http://www.nowmicro.com
For more information contact Mark Wojtasiak – firstname.lastname@example.org