New Computers Demonstrate PC Advantage

REDMOND, Wash. — July 14, 2011 — Throughout its remarkable evolution, the PC has delivered unparalleled value. From its modest, boxy desktop beginnings to the compact, sleek and powerful machines we tote around with us today, the PC has played an indispensible role in our daily lives, keeping us connected, productive and entertained.

From ultra-light to ultra-powerful, Microsoft’s hardware partners are driving a new generation of PCs running Windows 7, pushing personal-computing boundaries to their limits. Top-flight microprocessors; slim solid-state drives; advanced security features, such as Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs) and fingerprint recognition; expanded memory; and long battery life – all enable Windows PCs to work with speed and reliability. Features such as 1080p HD touchscreens and built-in webcams make it easier than ever to connect to the people and things that you love. And powerful GPU acceleration maximizes your Web experience with the HTML5 capabilities of Internet Explorer 9.

Ready to go, right out of the box, Windows PCs support everyday tasks at home, at the office or on the go and come in a diverse range of form factors, sizes and colors designed for a variety of lifestyles and budgets. With so much variety and flexibility, there’s a Windows PC for just about every personal style and requirement, whether for work or play.

Windows 7 has enjoyed incredible momentum, with more than 400 million licenses sold in less than two years, enabling unparalleled PC simplicity, choice and value. Take a closer look at the diversity of Windows PCs available today.