The new silently launched 2.40GHz Prescott processors has started showing up in Asia. This 2.40A processor has 1MB L2 cache, a 533MHz FSB and SSE3. It does not support Hyper-Threading.
According to report from Say25.com web-site, the new Pentium 4 2.40A microprocessors have 1.40V Vcore – in line with general core voltage for Intel’s 90nm processors. Given that Prescott’s highest possible official voltage is 1.525V, some sources believe that the 2.40A processors may be good overclockers.
Intel Pentium 4 2.40A CPUs are priced at $155 to $165 in Korea and from $140 to $155 in Japan.