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SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 16, 2005--
Environmentally Conscious Consumers Can Experience Energy-Efficiency Improvements up to 28 Percent
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded AMD's Cool'n'Quiet(TM) technology with an ENERGY STAR(R) Certificate of Recognition for advancing computer energy efficiency. All AMD Athlon(TM) 64 desktop processors have the innovative Cool'n'Quiet technology, a system-level feature that lowers the power consumption of a computer whenever maximum performance is not needed. AMD received the certificate on March 15 in conjunction with the 2005 ENERGY STAR Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C.
The EPA recognized AMD for significantly advancing energy efficiency in desktop PCs. AMD demonstrated to the EPA power savings of up to 35 watts per computer, depending on the application in use, in comparison tests with PCs not supporting AMD's …