Intel will move up the launch date of its dual-core series Pentium Extreme Edition 840 CPU and 955X chipset to the middle of this month instead of end of next month. The dual-core 840 that supports Hyper-Threading will be priced at US$ 999 and 955X chipset should be US$ 50. Other Intel dual-core products including the 945P/G chipsets will be unveiled during the last week of May and be available in the market in the third quarter of this year.

Intel will move up the launch date of its dual-core series Pentium Extreme Edition 840 CPU and 955X chipset to the middle of this month instead of end of next month. The dual-core 840 that supports Hyper-Threading will be priced at US$ 999 and 955X chipset should be US$ 50. Other Intel dual-core products including the 945P/G chipsets will be unveiled during the last week of May and be available in the market in the third quarter of this year.