Velocity Micro Introduces New Core i7 PCs

Now that Intel has unleashed the new Core i7 processors, you can bet a number of people are anxious to get their hands on the latest processor. Velocity Micro is ready to fulfill those wants. The company has announced the immediate availability of new desktop systems that are powered by the Core i7-950 and Core i7-975 Extreme Edition.

The new Core i7-975 Extreme Edition runs four cores at 3.33GHz each. What’s even better, an unlocked multiplier makes the Core i7-975 Extreme Edition a highly overclockable processor. The mid-range Core i7-950 provides excellent performance at a more mainstream value price. Velocity Micro will offer a few systems with the new processors. Configurations start at about $1,800. Additional details about the new PCs from Velocity Micro can be found in the press release below.

Velocity Micro Announces the Availability of Intel Core i7-950 and Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Processor Powered PCs

Intel Core i7-950 and Core i7-975 Extreme Edition processor-based systems immediately available on a number of gaming, workstation, and home and office systems from the boutique builder

Richmond, VA — June 3, 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 Core i7 family of processors, the Core i7-950 and Core i7-975 Extreme Edition. With configurations starting at around $1800, the Core i7-950 and Core i7-975 processor powered desktops promise extreme performance that’s just the right fit for gamers, digital media editors, and PC enthusiasts.

“Velocity Micro has always made it a priority to make the very latest technology available to our customers,” said Chip Lowell, Vice President of Velocity Micro. “With the introduction of the Core i7-950 and Core i7-975 processors to our lineup, we continue to offer some of the most powerful, bleeding edge PCs on the market.”

The new performance king of the Core i7 family, the Core i7-975 Extreme Edition runs four cores at a whopping 3.33GHz each. An unlocked multiplier makes it a highly overclockable processor, great for users looking for the most intense gaming or digital media editing experience available. At 3.06GHz, the mid-range Core i7-950 is available at a price point perfect for enthusiasts looking for serious computing power at a more mainstream value. Core i7-950 and Core i7-975 Extreme Edition processor options will be available on select Raptor and Edge gaming systems as well as the Vector Z35 home and office desktop and the ProMagix HD60 workstation.

“These new additions to our Core i7 processor lineup are a big step forward for microprocessor technology,” said CJ Bruno, VP, GM Americas Sales & Marketing. “Hardcore gamers and media enthusiasts will love the extra headroom and we are thrilled that Velocity Micro is able to offer these new processors in their ultra-performance desktops at launch.”

All Velocity Micro PCs are hand built and supported in the USA. To configure a Core i7 processor based system or another ultra performance desktop, notebook, or netbook, visit Velocity Micro desktops, peripherals, and netbooks are also available from select retailers nationwide.