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Intel Invests $650 Million In U.S. Manufacturing Site

Company to Add 300mm Wafer Capacity at New Mexico Fab

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2005 – Intel Corporation today announced plans to invest $650 million in the company's existing manufacturing site in New Mexico. The investment will be used to increase the capacity of the 300mm wafer fabrication facilities in Rio Rancho, N.M., called Fab 11X.

"Today⬙s announcement signals another important addition to one of Intel's pre-eminent U.S. manufacturing sites, and better positions us to meet customer requirements," said Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini. "Additional 300mm wafer manufacturing capability helps improve the overall cost-effectiveness of our worldwide manufacturing network. Investing in an existing manufacturing site allows us to take advantage of our highly skilled workforce in New Mexico."

Construction and new tool installations are scheduled to continue through 2006, with production operations set to begin through the new expansion in early 2007. This investment in New Mexico will result in the creation of more than 300 new manufacturing jobs.

This investment is part of Intel's strategic goal to increase manufacturing on 300mm wafers that use 90nm, 65nm and future process technologies. Intel has several fabs manufacturing with 300mm wafers today. These facilities are Fab 11X in New Mexico, D1D and D1C in Oregon and Fab 24 in Ireland.

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ASUS Extreme N7800 GTX TOP: RADEON X1800 XT Gets an Extreme Rival @ X-Bit labs

"The RADEON X1800 XT 512MB has been considered as the world's top-performing graphics card to date after the launch. But what about the GeForce 7800 GTX with boosted clock-speeds? Witness, how the GeForce 7800 GTX with 486MHz engine speed and 1.35GHz memory manages to leave behind the RADEON X1800 XT in loads of benchmarks as we share our experience about ASUS Extreme N7800 GTX TOP graphics card."

HIS Radeon X800 GTO IceQ II Turbo 256MB @ Hardware Zone

The HIS brand has become almost synonymous with its IceQ range of coolers that are designed by the reputed Arctic Cooling. This excellent cooler once again finds it way onto ATI's newest 'old' GPU, the Radeon X800 GTO. Let's find out if the IceQ II cooler can reproduce its cooling mojo for the Radeon X800 GTO."

Quake 4 Console & Tweak Guide @ Viperlair

"An autoexec.cfg file is a text file that you can edit with your settings and have those settings run every time Quake 4 starts without any interaction from you. You simply create a new text file in the Quake 4\q4base folder (the same location as the Quake4Config.cfg) and save it as autoexec.cfg."

Thermaltake Armor Full Tower Case @ PimpRig

"The front panel on the Armor appears massive. The most noticeable feature on this case is the two aluminum doors that swing out to expose the drive bays. Serving no real purpose other then looks, these drive bay doors do in fact add attractive appeal to this case."

Scythe Silent BOX SBX-1000 Review @ Madshrimps

"A hard drive silencer and cooler which utilizes rubber and Heatlane to achieve its goals. Does it succeed? Read on to find out"