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ALi Unveils ALADDiN-P4 DDR Pentium 4 Motherboard Chipset

With Direct IntelR PentiumR 4 License, ALADDiN-P4 Introduces distinguished features - DDR 333 and new high-speed ATA Support

San JOSE, Calif., August 27, 2001 – Acer Laboratories Inc. (ALi), one of the world's leading integrated circuit solutions providers, today revealed the industry’s most anticipated IntelR PentiumR 4 chipset on the market, the ALADDiN-P4. By being the only chipset vendor to deliver DDR/SDR co-layout technology to the mass volume PC marketplace, ALi established stability and ease of design for the DDR platforms.

"The ALADDiN-P4 represents the first of many additions to our all-embracing portfolio for mainstream and notebook enthusiasts. We are taking our unparalleled DDR expertise to the next level by fulfilling the market demand for an affordable and infallible P4 solution," said Dr. Chin Wu, President of ALi "Furthermore, I am delighted that our ALADDiN-P4 chipset provides ease of design, stable, compatible, and an ultimate cost performance PentiumR 4 system, definitely a distinguished choice for PC OEMs, motherboard manufacturers and system integrators."

ALADDiN-P4: Industry’s Most Anticipated P4 Chips

ALADDiN-P4 supports 400 MHz system bus to achieve 3.2 GB/sec bandwidth. ALADDiN-P4 is also able to accommodate a full spectrum of memory technology currently available, from the cost effective PC-133 to the extremely high performance DDR 333. In addition, ALADDiN-P4 combines 4X AGP and equips its southbridge to support new high-speed ATA devices. With the ALADDiN-P4 chipset, any system designer is able to deliver a high-end performance PentiumR 4 system.

Pricing and Availability

The ALADDiN-P4 chipset is sampling now and will be in volume production in October 2001. It is in BGA package with 629 balls and 37.5 x 37.5mm. ALADDiN-P4 will be priced at $31 in mass quantities.

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