Velocity Micro Announces the Release of PCs and Workstations Powered by
45nm Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme Processor Technology
Richmond, VA — November 12, 2007 — Velocity Micro, the premier independent builder of custom, high performance computers and workstations, announced today the launch of its ultra performance PCs based on Intel's 45nm Intel® Core™2 Extreme processor QX9650. By utilizing the Intel® Core™2 Extreme QX9650's improved efficiency, larger cache, and overclocking potential over the previous 65nm architecture, Velocity Micro continues a precedent of providing the latest in bleeding edge enthusiast technology in its ultra performance PCs and workstations.
"Intel has always pushed the envelope of innovation," said Velocity Micro President and CEO Randy Copeland. "The development of this newest generation of processors shows their commitment to providing first-class performance solutions. As a perennial launch partner with Intel, we are thrilled to be able to offer the very latest technology in our award winning systems to our enthusiast customers."
By shrinking the existing process technology from 65nm to 45nm, the Core™2 Extreme QX9650 opens the door for an entirely new generation of Intel chips that offer off-the-chart performance for gaming and multimedia applications. The new quad core processor brings gamers unrivaled realism, amazing responsiveness, and overall smoothness as applications are spread across four cores. With the 12MB of cache, content and 3D media creation including video compression and photo editing should prove to be significantly faster as well. Enthusiast users will also be able to maximize their PCs already superior performance and blow the doors off the competition with the QX9650 Extreme Edition's unrivaled overclocking potential.
"We are very excited to work with Velocity Micro as they launch Intel® Core™2 Extreme processor based systems," said CJ Bruno, Director of Intel's Americas Marketing. "With Velocity Micro's history of launching leadership products based on Intel processors, they consistently deliver the high performance PCs that enthusiast users demand. The new Core 2 Extreme QX9650 was designed to fuel the computing experience that Velocity Micro's new ultra performance PCs deliver."
With this new generation of Intel technology, Velocity Micro will continue to offer enthusiasts and power users the very latest in hardware innovations for revolutionary gaming and award-winning multimedia performance. Velocity Micro customers can see the new Intel® Core™2 Extreme QX9650 offered in systems today. For more information, please visit www.velocitymicro.com.
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 www.VelocityMicro.com
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.