Velocity Micro outs Intel Core i7-950 and 975 Extreme built PCs

Daniel Lim - Jun 3, 2009, 11:07am CDT
Velocity Micro outs Intel Core i7-950 and 975 Extreme built PCs

The newly revealed Intel Core i7-950 and i7-975 Extreme Edition are barely up on retail stores, custom PC builder already got it up for grabs. Velocity Micro takes their performance systems up a few notches today by announcing the immediate availability of the new Intel Core i7 processors on selected home, office and high performance custom-built desktops.

Starting around $1,800, you can have the computer configured with latest Intel mid-range rig – X58 plus Core i7-750 – The Vector Z35 combines advanced graphics and attentive hand assembling to deliver both quality and speed home office system further into the gaming world.

For much intense gaming and digital media editing professionals, Velocity Micro offers the fastest yet i7-Extreme professors on their award-winning Raptor, Edge and ProMagix’s workstation powerhouses – with extra cost, no less.

Press Release

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 theVector™ 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

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