Velocity Micro® Announces the Immediate Availability of Haswell Refresh Processors and Intel® 9 Series Chipset Motherboards

New processors and H97/Z97 chipset motherboards are available on the Edge and Vector classes, with configurations starting at $899

Richmond, VA — May 12, 2014 — Velocity Micro®, the premier builder of award winning enthusiast desktops, gaming PCs, laptops, and peripherals, announces the immediate availability of expertly crafted systems featuring the Haswell refresh processor models Core® i7-4790, Core i5-4690, Core i5-4590, and Core i5-4460 along with Intel 9 Series Chipset Family motherboards from Gigabyte. Hand-crafted configurations start at $899.

“Intel’s latest processor refresh brings more power and better efficiency, creating even more value, while the Z97 and H97 chipset motherboards offer some great new features for our enthusiast customer base,” said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. “We’re honored to be able to offer these new products on launch day as a part of our ongoing pursuit to create a remarkable, ultra performance desktop PC product.”

Features of the new Z97 and H97 chipsets include support for PCIe M.2 solid-state drives on select boards, additional USB 3.0 headers, and support for 5th Generation Intel Core Processors. By offering a selection of Z97 and H97 motherboards from Gigabyte, Velocity Micro PCs also provide the following additional features on select models, among many others: 

  •     Onboard Creative Sound Core3D™ Audio
  •     Gold-plated audio, DVI-I, and DisplayPort connectors for better connectivity and durability
  •     Integrated Killer™ E2200 Ethernet controller for up to 50% faster online gaming and 300 % faster media performance

All Velocity Micro desktops are hand built and supported in the USA. To custom configure an award-winning desktop featuring one of these new processors or chipset motherboards or to learn more about how they can be beneficial to your specific needs, visit

About Velocity Micro

Velocity Micro 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 (888) 300-4450 or visit

Velocity Micro has earned over 60 industry awards, including 17 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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