Intel 840 Pentium X to cost $1000

When Intel introduces its 840 PPXE dual core processor in the second quarter of this year, it will charge its original equipment manufacturers $999, according to a story posted at the Inquirer.
The 840 is a 3.2 GHz hyperthreading enabled processor in the re-branded Extreme Edition family and comes with two times 1 MB of cache, in the LGA 775 package.

And the latest roadmaps show Intel is sticking to its last on the 840, the 830 and the 820 microprocessors, which aren't enabled for hyperthreading, do have two sets of 1 MB cache, and will cost $530, $315, and $240 respectively.

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