Intel 840 Pentium X to cost $1000
When Intel introduces its 840 PPXE dual core processor in the second quarter of this year, it will charge its original equipment manufacturers $999, according to a story posted at the Inquirer.
The 840 is a 3.2GHz hyperthreading enabled processor in the re-branded Extreme Edition family and comes with two times 1MB of cache, in the LGA 775 package.
And the latest roadmaps show Intel is sticking to its last on the 840, the 830 and the 820 microprocessors, which aren’t enabled for hyperthreading, do have two sets of 1MB cache, and will cost $530, $315, and $240 respectively.
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