In 1,000-unit quantities, the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
840 is priced at USD999 and the Intel 955X Express Chipset is USD50.
The Area-51 7500 and ALX, equipped with the Intel Pentium processor Extreme Edition
955, permit users to create virtual "partitions" isolating multiple user environments, such as dedicating resources to a PC game, graphics application or video creation-type environments with Intel(R) Virtualization Technology.
5") board supports one Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
featuring two processing cores with a 1066/800/533 MHz system bus, 8GB ECC unbuffered DDR2-667/533/400 SDRAM, a user Over-Clock feature in the system BIOS, PCI-Express x16/x1, 3 32-bit PCI, 2 PCI-X 133/100, 4 SATA ports (3 Gbps), RAID 0, 1, 10 and 5, 8 USB 2.
The Pentium processor Extreme Edition
offers us a great gaming experience and gives us an edge in competition," said FNATIC's Sander "Vo0" Kaasjager, the top seed at the CPL World Tour Grand Finals.
When combined with Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology, which allows each execution core to present itself as two logical processors, the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
840 can process four software threads simultaneously by more efficiently using resources that otherwise may sit idle.