Velocity Micro Adopts Next Generation Cooling Technology

New standard for PC speed enabled by CoolIT Systems

August 10, 2006 &mdash Calgary Alberta, CoolIT Systems Inc. — Today CoolIT Systems is proud to announce a new partner in performance computing. Velocity Micro has chosen to cool the blazing fast Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 with a custom MTEC™ liquid chilled solution designed by CoolIT Systems. By combining the extreme cooling power of MTEC™ technology with the latest Intel processor, Velocity Micro overclocked the Core 2 Extreme X6800 from 2.93GHz up to 3.68GHz and as Rich Brown at said, “The Velocity Micro Raptor DCX delivers the fastest performance we've ever seen.”

“Our customers expect the cutting edge experience we’ve made our reputation delivering,” said Velocity Micro President and founder, Randy Copeland. “Giving that to customers requires the best technology available. The CoolIT MTEC cooling system allows us to push the envelope by extracting every last bit of performance from today’s processors.”

“At CoolIT, our mission is 100% focused on developing the next generation standard in liquid cooling technology,” added CoolIT’s CEO, Geoff Lyon. “We are thrilled to be a technology provider to an industry leader in performance computing like Velocity Micro.”

In addition to being available directly from Velocity Micro’s Website, Velocity Micro Core 2 Extreme – based systems can also be purchased immediately at, either pre-configured or customized through the Best Buy-Velocity Micro build-to-order program. Core 2 Duo-based PCs are now available at select Best Buy retail stores across the country, giving tech-savvy customers convenient access to the latest in high-performance PCs.

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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