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.
AMD and Founder Technology today announced an agreement to offer Founder customers a range of systems based on AMD64 processors, which are recognized for their innovation and performance-per-watt leadership. 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," Karen Guo said, AMD corporate vice president and president of AMD Greater China. "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."
"Founder Technology's collaboration with AMD is based on our shared understanding of the market. As a leading innovator of microprocessors, AMD has been providing PC users a viable choice through its consistent execution and top-of-the-line processors," said Qi Dongfeng, president of Founder Technology. "Founder Technology is one of the leaders in China's PC market, and is committed to responding to customer needs with our high-quality products and dedicated services."
According to IDC, Founder sold 2.5 million PCs in 2005, solidifying its market position as China's second-largest PC maker.