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American Megatrends Announces Support for the Seventh-Generation AMD ATHLON Processor.

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 1999--

Editorial Summary

-- AMI's AMIBIOS supports AMD's Athlon(tm) processor.

-- AMIBIOS also supports USB, WfM, Ultra DMA-66 and I2C

American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI), a leading supplier of BIOS solutions, today announced AMIBIOS supports the new AMD Athlon(tm) processor.

AMI has engineered its advanced AMIBIOS for the AMD Athlon processor to provide seamless integration, allowing computer manufacturers to easily and quickly penetrate this growing market.

"AMD has raised the bar in processor technology utilizing superscalar RISC performance to desktops systems running industry-standard x86 software," said Mark Huffman, Software Sales Director at AMI. "The AMD Athlon provides truly 7th-generation performance, while AMIBIOS brings out this full performance with an extremely robust, and feature packed BIOS."

"System BIOS from AMI is a welcome addition to the growing list of optimized infrastructure solutions that support the AMD Athlon processor," said Ned Finkle, AMD's director of Infrastructure Technology and Development. "AMD and AMI engineers have worked closely to tune our respective high-performance products to give end users the ultimate computing experience on x86 platforms."

World renowned for its superior compatibility, AMIBIOS provides support for the latest technologies including USB, WfM, Ultra DMA-66 and I2C. Also, AMI has developed complete system manageability solutions that work closely with AMIBIOS.

About AMD

AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets. AMD produces microprocessors, flash memories, and integrated circuits for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, Calif., AMD has revenues of $2.5 billion in 1998. (NYSE: AMD).

About American Megatrends, Inc.

Founded in 1985, American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI) has dedicated its resources to providing OEMs, resellers and systems integrators with leading edge computer technologies. This privately held company, best known for its Basic Input/Output Systems or BIOS, also supplies its state-of-the-art hardware, software, utilities and RAID controllers to over 55 percent of today's high-tech manufacturers. Headquartered in Atlanta, AMI has locations in the U.S. and throughout the world including Munich, London, Taipei, Madras, Seoul and Tokyo to better serve our customers. For more information on AMI, its products, services or reseller opportunities call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI or visit our website at www.ami.com.

NOTE TO EDITORS: AMD, the AMD logo, AMD Athlon and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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