Intel to launch 64-bit Pentium 4 500 series on June 10

Posted on Friday, May 06 2005 @ 14:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel Pentium 4 500 Series processors with 64-bit will be launched on June 10. The 500 series will include the 571, 561, 551, 541, 531 and 521. They are respectively clocked at 3.80GHz, 3.60GHz, 3.40GHz, 3.20GHz, 3.00GHz and 2.80GHz.

The new 500 series will feature 1MB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB, thermal specs similar to its predecessors and will use LGA755.
Pricing of the new 64-bit chips is expected to be similar to that of Intel Pentium 4 500-series processors. Currently the model 570J is priced $637, while the model 520J costs $163 in 1000-unit quantities. On the 30th of June, 2005, the chip giant is expected to slash the prices on a wide range of its products.
More details at X-bit Labs

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