PC makers are gearing up to announce their refreshed lines of desktop and notebook PCs when Intel will launch its Core 2 Duo processors this Thursday. One of the first companies to announce a system is Powerspec - the desktop brand of notebook builder Winbook - which will be offering a decked out enthusiast system.
The firm's Extreme 9800 model will use a Core 2 Extreme 6800 processor that has been overclocked from 2.93 GHz to 3.2 GHz. Other features of the system include a 700W power supply, two graphics cards (ATI X1900 XTX, X1900 Crossfire) with a total of 1024 MB memory, 2 GB system memory, two 150 Western Digital Raptor hard drives and one 400 GB SATA hard drive, a DVD burner and separate DVD ROM drive.
The system will be offered for $4500 without monitor.
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