Velocity Micro Unveils New Quad Core Workstation at IDF

The Velocity Micro ProMagix W160, featuring Intel's soon-to-be-released "Kentsfield" processor with four processing cores, debuts at the Intel Developer Forum today.

Richmond, VA — September 26, 2006 — Velocity Micro, the award-winning manufacturer of custom-built high-performance PCs and workstations, announced today the unveiling of its new quad-core workstation at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. The ProMagix W160 at IDF features the Intel quad-core processor (code named “Kentsfield”), NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2 graphics, and two 150GB high speed hard drives in a RAID 0 configuration to deliver next-generation workstation performance.

“The ProMagix W160 with Kentsfield is an extraordinarily powerful workstation, and we are very excited to have the opportunity to show it here at IDF,” said Randy Copeland, Velocity Micro CEO and President. “Intel’s quad-core processor represents the future of extreme performance. Including this technology in future PCs and workstations allows Velocity Micro to meet the needs of enthusiasts and power users for years to come.”

Intel’s latest processor technology fits four processing cores on a single die. In Velocity Micro systems featuring this new processor, users will see significant performance gains in multitasking, digital rendering, workstation applications, and media encoding. Extreme gamers might also choose to go quad core for the ultimate gaming powerhouse.

With its high performance NVIDIA Quadro graphics solution, two 150GB 10,000rpm hard drives in a high-speed RAID array, and extensive customization options, the Kentsfield-based system is the ideal workstation for creative professionals, digital animators, and high-performance enthusiasts who use taxing workstation applications like MAYA and 3D Studio Max. The ProMagix W160 with Intel’s quad-core processor will be available for sale later this year.

About Velocity Micro

Velocity Micro, Inc. is the premier high-performance personal computer provider in North America. Founded in 1992, Richmond, Va.-based Velocity Micro custom builds award winning gaming, mobile, multimedia, small business, workstation, visual supercomputers and peripherals. Velocity Micro products are currently available at most consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information, please call (800) 303-7866 or visit

Velocity Micro has earned over 60 industry awards, including 11 PC Magazine Editor's Choice awards. CNET, Maximum PC, Mobile PC, PC World, Computer Gaming World, Computer Shopper, and PC Gamer editors have all chosen Velocity Micro systems as some of the industry's best-performing, highest-quality, and most reliable PCs.

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