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Intel introduces 1.7GHz Pentium 4 processor.

Worldwide Computer Products News-24 April 2001-Intel introduces 1.7GHz Pentium 4 processor (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

The US chip maker Intel Corp has unveiled the 1.7GHz Pentium 4 processor, its highest performance microprocessor for desktop computers.

The 1.7GHz processor, as other processors on the Pentium 4 platform, is based on the Intel 850 chipset. The dual RDRAM memory banks of the chipset together with the processor's 400MHz system bus enable the product to provide up to 3.2Gb of data/second.

In addition the new processor exploits the latest Internet technologies to deliver a high performance for processing video and audio and to display 3D graphics, Intel says.

Manufactured on the company's 0.18-micron process technology, the 1.7GHz Pentium 4 processor is available immediately priced at USD352 in 1,000-unit quantities.

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Date:Apr 24, 2001
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