( BW)(CA-ACER) Performance and Power Advantages of DDR Memory for PCs, Proven Today by Acer Labs, Inc. -- `ALi'
Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
DDR Benchmark Study Shows a Dramatic Improvement In
Performance and Power Consumption Comparing With PC-133 Platform
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2000--Today at the Microprocessor Forum, Acer Laboratories Inc. (ALi) publicly demonstrates operative DDR, putting an end to the speculation over what DDR means to the future for PC manufacturers. Important in today's announcement is the fact that the entire infrastructure that is required to support DDR technology is ready for desktop and mobile platforms. ALi, a new member of Team DDR, leads the PC industry by delivering revolutionizing DDR chip sets.
Last month ALi announced it's DDR chip sets for AMD Athlon, AMD Mobile Athlon, and AMD Duron processors. Also introduced last month was ALi's DDR chip sets for Intel's complete family of Slot 1/Socket 370 processors. Reported benchmarks on ALi's DDR chip sets have proven a substantial performance improvement and drastic power savings (www.ali.com.tw).
ALi, along with other Team DDR members, are show casing DDR systems, putting forth the green light that DDR technology is completely ready for The Industry that is consciously aware of developing systems with higher performances and power advantages. These power advantages of DDR is guaranteed to give the mobile segment a significant boost forward.
ALi (Acer Laboratories Inc.) is one of the world's leading suppliers of integrated circuits for a number of market segments including personal computers, PC peripherals, DVD players and embedded PC systems and appliances. Its product offerings include core logic chip sets, super I/O controllers, DVD products, and imaging peripherals. ALi was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with its North American/European operations based in San Jose, California. The company employs 700 people.
CONTACT: Acer Laboratories, Inc.
Jeny Ginsberg, 408/544-3104
Vera Haire, 510/795-0196
KEYWORD: CALIFORNIA TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL ASIA PACIFIC
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: COMPUTERS/ELECTRONICS HARDWARE PRODUCT