Falcon Northwest's high-end, preconfigured FragBox 2 leans on a pair of top-of-the-line ATI 3D cards to achieve some of the fastest 3D scores we've seen. You might rightly wait for Intel's new CPUs to ship before making a pricey PC purchase, but if you buy this system now, you'll be treated to a superfast little desktop.
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The Core i5 breaks new ground by undercutting older technology in price. But there are some gotchas: on the i5 processors a feature called hyperthreading is not included.
Intel will take another crack at flash memory-based acceleration with technology offered as an add-on to future chipsets.
Chipmaker institutes broad price cuts on dual- and quad-core processors, as well as introducing new models.
Chipmaker says it will roll out midrange processors on Monday, and PCs based on the new chips are expected to follow.
Intel is slated to roll out it first quad-core mobile processor in August.
Intel will introduce a high-end quad-core processor in the third quarter that is almost half the price of a similar "Extreme" processor currently available, according to Chinese-language tech Web site HKEPC.