AMD Announces Grand Prize Winner in the AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor High-Tech Treasure Hunt
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the grand prize winner in the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor High-Tech Treasure Hunt. The virtual geocaching contest asked participants to find 64 global locations that have significance to 64-bit computing, AMD, or technology. Marty Rice of Cleveland, Ohio, won the grand prize of an AMD Athlon 64 processor-based desktop system and $6,400 cash. More than 10,000 people entered and played the contest between August 25 and September 15.
Geocaching has become a growing trend among technology enthusiasts and can be found in more than 180 countries. The AMD Athlon 64 processor will launch on Sept. 23, 2003, and will be the industry's only Windows®-compatible 64-bit PC processor. Providing access to unprecedented software performance for current applications and designed to run next-generation software, the AMD Athlon 64 processor is designed to allow users to experience movie-like gaming and prepare for a new world of 3D interactive games and digital media.
Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Standard & Poor's 500 company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and silicon-based solutions for communications and networking applications.
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