London, November 15th 2007: Commodore Gaming will be one of the first vendors to ship the new Intel Core 2 Extreme Desktop Processor. The chip will initially be available in the range topping, all powerful XX model, available exclusively from www.commodoregaming.com. The XX will be one of the first products available in the UK to take advantage of the Penryn processor and one of the first off-the-shelf gaming PC’s to offer gamers the most powerful processor on the market.
Bala Sean Charles, Commodore Gaming marketing and PR manager, commented,“We’re delighted to be one of the first gaming PC vendors to be utilising new Penryn processor. It’s great kudos that the Commodore brand is back at the forefront of the PC gaming and working so closely with Intel. The XX has always been about giving customers the very latest and cutting edge gaming components and the best gaming experience. The new Intel Extreme processor fits that bill perfectly. Bench testing has blown us all away, the XX always delivered a powerful punch, from next year it’s going to be even more powerful.”
The new processors are designed for better graphics, performance and power efficiency. The Commodore Gaming XX will ship as standard with the 45-nm Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 quad-core processor as well 2x NVIDIA 8800 ULTRA graphics cards the XX to offer unrivalled gaming capabilities from early 2008.
The XX with the all new Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 begins shipping in Q1, batten down the hatches it’s going to be a powerful beast.
For full availability please visit www.commodoregaming.com.
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