Northgate Innovations AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor-Based PC System Available Exclusively At Staples
“System priced under $900 offers leading-edge 32-bit performance”
City of Industry, CA --
Northgate Innovations, Inc., in conjunction with Staples, Inc., announced the availability of a fully configured AMD Athlon™ 64 processor-based PC. This PC system, exclusively available at Staples.com, is based on the AMD Athlon 64 processor 3000+, the world’s only Windows®-compatible 64-bit PC processor. This computer represents the next generation of high-powered personal computers. With simultaneous 32- and 64-bit computing, consumers can confidently make a seamless transition into the digital future.
“We are so pleased to be able to bring this latest advanced technology to the market, at such a great price,” said Bob Anderson, Vice President, Business Development at Northgate. “Working with Staples allows customers a great online buying experience with the convenience of receiving the product at their home or office.”
The AMD Athlon 64 processor 3000+ features 512MB of DDR memory along with AMD’s Cool‘n’Quiet™ technology, designed to detect when full power is not needed and automatically adjust system power consumption, enabling a cooler, quieter system. Northgate’s system also gives customers a 120GB 7200RPM hard drive, and a DVDRW combo drive. The system sells for $899.99. Further details of the Northgate STCA6430NM can be seen at www.staples.com
“This system from Northgate Innovations puts the incredible 64-bit power and best-in-class 32-bit performance of the AMD Athlon 64 family of processors at the fingertips of desktop users,” said Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager, Microprocessor Business Unit, AMD.
According to Ron Gerace, Vice President of Merchandising for Staples Business Delivery, “The AMD Athlon 64 processor 3000+ makes it easy for customers to upgrade their PC at a low cost. With AMD64 technology, most existing applications run faster, saving customers time. And it can help protect against obsolescence so customers can stretch their computer dollars further.”
About Northgate Innovations, Inc.
Northgate is an ISO 9002 certified, leading manufacturer of PCs, notebooks and workstations. The company is well recognized by consumers and business users as a result of its extensive Catalog, TV and Retail exposure over the last 13 years. Northgate is recognized for its support, quality and innovation. Northgate supports its products with quality components, extensive testing, and around the clock toll-free customer service.
The statements in this news release that relate to future results, market penetration, projected revenue growth and profitability trends, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties associated with demand for the company's products and services, development of markets for the company's products and services as well as other risks identified in the company's SEC filings. Actual results, events and performance could differ materially. Readers are therefore cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this news release. Northgate Innovations, Inc. undertakes no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
Northgate Innovations, Inc.
Bob Anderson, 626-923-6000
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