AMD (AMD) says that TCL Computer, one of China's fastest-growing PC manufacturers, will offer customers a range of commercial notebooks and desktops based on high-performing, energy-efficient AMD64 processors.
AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor-based desktop systems from TCL Computer are immediately available, and AMD64-powered notebooks are expected to launch in April 2007.
"As a leading PC provider in China, TCL Computer is committed to bringing value to our customers, creating opportunities for our people, and helping to improve our society," said Yang Weiqiang, vice president of TCL Corporation and general manager of TCL Computer Tech. Co. Ltd. "Our cooperation with AMD is the result of our commitment to responding to market needs. As a leading global provider of innovative processing solutions, AMD provides our customers diversified choices as well as state-of-the-art open platforms."
Karen Guo, AMD senior vice president and president of Greater China region, said, "As industry-leading IT brands in China, TCL Computer and AMD are committed to fulfilling customer needs with innovative computing products and solutions. The technology partnership announced today is proof of a shared commitment to improving China's rapidly-growing IT industry, and a testament to the performance-per-watt advantages of AMD64 commercial solutions â€“ an attractive choice for China."
Founded in 1998 in Shenzhen, TCL Computer designs, manufactures and markets mobile and desktop personal computers, as well as innovative digital products. After eight years of fast and steady growth, TCL Computer has become one of the leading players in China's IT market. It is part of the core business lines of TCL Corporation, which is one of the biggest consumer electronics groups in China.