Effective immediately, BEA pricing for dual core CPUs and dual core-based systems, including the new Intel Pentium processor Extreme Edition
, and the forthcoming dual-core Intel Xeon processors and Intel Itanium 2processors, will be the same as single core CPU licensing.
Intel's first dual-core processor-based platform includes the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
840 running at 3.
Armed with the Pentium processor Extreme Edition
, high-end gamers, creative professionals and multi-media enthusiasts will experience an increase in realism and richness in graphic performance by enabling increased bi-directional bandwidth to the graphics and I/O interfaces.
Based on the Intel 955X (Glenwood) chipset, these lead-free workstation boards leverage the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
with Hyper-Threading and now with dual-core processing running at up to 3.
Based on a choice of powerful Intel(R) Pentium(R) D, Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
and Intel Core Duo processors, these PCs will reflect a variety of features, prices and stylish designs -- including "all-in-one" hybrid TVs and book-sized PCs.
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.
Alienware systems featuring the dual-core Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
840 support Intel Hyper-Threading technology.