AMD (AMD) and Founder Technology announced an agreement to offer Founder customers a range of systems based on AMD64 processors.
Founder, China's second largest PC provider and the seventh largest global desktop PC provider, expects to launch AMD64 processor-based desktop PCs throughout China in early October 2006. The sales agreement will begin with desktop systems and expand to cover both the notebook and the server markets in the near future.
"As a premier technology brand in China, Founder Technology shares AMD's passion for delivering exceptional innovation to its customers," AMD corporate vice president and president of AMD Greater China said. "Through this strategic agreement, we can continue increasing innovation and customer choice by providing compelling options that help contribute to the healthy, robust development of the information technology industry in China."
According to IDC, Founder sold 2.5 million PCs in 2005, solidifying its market position as China's second-largest PC maker.