AMD Athlon 64 processor 3700+ for desktop-replacement notebooks is the most advanced PC processor designed for notebook computing, offering outstanding 32-bit power today plus compatibility with tomorrow's 64-bit software. The AMD Athlon 64 processor 3700+ for desktop-replacement notebooks features HyperTransport(tm) technology for extraordinary application performance, plus an Enhanced Virus Protection security feature designed to prevent the spread of certain malicious viruses when enabled by Microsoft(r) Windows(r) XP Service Pack 2*.
"AMD has again raised the bar for notebook performance, giving consumers and business professionals even more power at their fingertips, plus added security with Enhanced Virus Protection enabled by Windows XP SP2," said Marty Seyer, corporate vice president and general manager, Microprocessor Business Unit, Computation Products Group, AMD. "We continue to set the pace, meeting and exceeding industry demands for high-performance PCs."
HP and VoodooPC are among the first suppliers to offer notebooks based on the new AMD Athlon 64 processor 3700+ for desktop-replacement notebooks. "Our customers want the power to create, experience and achieve more with their notebook PC. The HP Pavilion zv5000z and Compaq Presario R3000Z series notebook PCs, powered by the latest AMD Athlon 64 processor, really deliver," said Sam Szteinbaum, vice president, Consumer Computing Organization - North America, HP. "With Enhanced Virus Protection for the upcoming Windows XP SP2, our customers benefit from peace of mind plus the performance of a desktop PC anywhere they go."