Dell Launches First AMD-Powered Desktops

AMD fans can finally get their processor fix from Dell, now that the computer maker’s announced the Dimension E521 and Dimension C521 desktops, both powered by AMD CPUs. These two machines will be available tomorrow and can be outfitted with Sempron, Athlon 64, or Athlon 64 X2 processors.

These machines will also come with Windows XP Media Center Edition and optional tuner cards for TV recording. They are also certified under the AMD Live! brand, which means the computer must have a Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 Processor, 1GB RAM, XP MCE, away mode BIOS support, and be shipped in a compact case. Prices will start at $359 for the C521 and $329 for the E521.

Press Release [Dell via The Tech Report]