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AMD & Acer partner for Ferrari promotion & new notebook

  • 27 January, 2004 12:27

<p>AMD kicks off promotion in which two grand prize winners will receive trip to the Fosters Australian Grand Prix and new Ferrari notebook.</p>
<p>Please contact Elizabeth Dawson or Kate Andrews at Howorth Communications on +61 2 9904 4533 or if you require any further information</p>
<p>AMD Announces High-Performance Ferrari Notebook from Acer</p>
<p>AMD kicks off promotion in which two grand prize winners will receive trip to the Fosters Australian Grand Prix and new Ferrari notebook</p>
<p>SYDNEY—January 27, 2004 — Fellow Ferrari Formula One sponsors AMD and Acer Computer Australia have joined forces for the first time in Australia and New Zealand, with Acer selecting AMD processors to power its exclusive new Ferrari 3000 notebook. The notebook features the mobile AMD Athlon™ XP-M processor 2500+, which packs the high-performance synonomous with the Ferrari name coupled with outstanding system battery life.</p>
<p>“Acer prides itself on outstanding performance and the mobile AMD Athlon XP-M processor is the ideal engine for the powerful machine that is our new Ferrari 3000 notebook,” said Raymond Vardanega, marketing director, Acer Oceanic Pacific.</p>
<p>“It is fantastic to team with such dynamic partners as Acer and Ferrari, and the Ferrari 3000 notebook epitomises our shared passion for high performance, innovation and commitment to quality,” said John Robinson, Country Manager, AMD Australia and New Zealand. “This launch and our ongoing partnership with Acer opens up tremendous opportunity for AMD to increase our share in the local Australian and New Zealand notebook market.”</p>
<p>The announcement coincides with the AMD Ultimate Power Trip Promotion that offers both end users and AMD channel partners the chance to win a trip to the Fosters Australian Grand Prix as a guest of Ferrari and AMD as well as a new Ferrari 3000 notebook.</p>
<p>To enter the AMD Ultimate Power Trip promotion, go to and fill in an entry form, or SMS your name, address, phone number and the letters AMD to 0427 135 101, or visit an AMD retailer in your area and collect an entry form. In addition to receiving the Acer Ferrari 3000 notebook, the winner of the major prize in the Ultimate Power Trip Promotion will score a trip for two people to Melbourne for the Fosters Australian Grand Prix, including return economy airfares, one night twin share accommodation and two tickets to the Ferrari F1 Club on Saturday 6 March 2004 as a guest of AMD. There are also 25 minor prizes of Official Ferrari F1 model cars. For more information on this promotion, including terms, conditions and permit numbers visit</p>
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