Velocity Micro Announces the Immediate Availability of Intel® Core™ i5-750, Core™ i7-860,
and Core™ i7-870 Powered PCs

Available configurations include the PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award winning Edge™ Z30

Richmond, VA — September 8, 2009 — Velocity Micro, the premier independent builder of premium, high performance desktop computers, notebooks, and peripherals, announces the immediate availability of desktop PCs powered by the newest additions to the Intel family of processors, the Intel® Core™ i5-750, Core i7-860 processor, and Core i7-870 processor. With configurations starting at $1099, these new configurations promise extreme power at an attainable value, perfect for both mainstream and power users.

"With the launch of the Intel Core i5-750, Core i7-860, and Core i7-870, we’re able to provide our customers the increased performance of the Nehalem architecture at a very attainable value," said Chip Lowell, Velocity Micro Vice President of Sales. "The price for performance advantage that these new processors provide is unmatched."

The new line of processors mark the emergence of Intel’s socket 1156 products. Built on the Nehalem architecture, the socket 1156 processors provide enthusiast power at a very attainable value, ideal for gaming, digital media creation, and other CPU intensive applications on more of a budget. Velocity Micro will feature the Core i5-750, Core i7-860, and Core i7-870 along with the Intel® P55 Express chipset in their Vector™ Z35 home & office PC as well as the Edge™ Z30, an Editors’ Choice Award winner from PC Magazine. Expertly engineered configurations start as low as $1099.

"These new additions to our processor lineup are a not only a big step forward for microprocessor technology but for consumers as well," said CJ Bruno, Sales & Marketing VP, GM Intel Americas. "Customers will love the performance, energy efficiency and value. We are thrilled that Velocity Micro is able to offer these new processors at launch."

All Velocity Micro PCs are hand built and supported in the USA. To configure an Edge Z30 or Vector Z35 or another ultra performance desktop, notebook, or netbook, visit Velocity Micro products are also available from select retailers nationwide.

About Velocity Micro, Inc.

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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