AMD LAUNCHES AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor
High-Tech Treasure Hunt
Grand prize winner will receive a desktop system based on the upcoming AMD Athlon™ 64 processor and $6,400 cash
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. – Aug. 25, 2003 – AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor High-Tech Treasure Hunt, a virtual GeoCaching contest where participants answer clues to find 64 global locations which have significance to technology, 64-bit computing or AMD. Each correctly identified and submitted location enters eligible participants in a grand prize drawing for an AMD Athlon 64 processor-based desktop system and $6,400 cash.
Eligible participants are invited to register for the AMD Athlon 64 Processor High-Tech Treasure Hunt and virtually seek out the 64 global locations. Contest information and complete rules can be found at www.amd.com/hightechhunt . The contest will conclude on Sept. 15, 2003.
GeoCaching has become a growing trend among technology enthusiasts. According to www.geocaching.com, GeoCaching is an entertaining adventure game for global positioning system (GPS) users and can now be found in more than 180 countries. AMD’s virtual geocache contest allows participants to answer questions virtually about various landmarks.
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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