Intel to launch five desktop series

Posted on Monday, February 13 2006 @ 3:01 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inquirer has some details on Intel's plans to offer a total of five different tiers for the desktop market. Each will be aimed at different sectors of the market and with logos to boot.

The company will launch the following desktop series: Intel Extreme Series, Executive Series, Media Series, Classic Series and the Essential Series.

The Extreme Series features the Black Creek, Chisholm Trial and Bad Axe motherboards. It will have DDR2 600 and an ATX form factor that is Viiv ready. The Bad Axe uses the 975 chipset.

The Executive Series includes Guardfish, Coupeville and Wecott. These all use the 965 chipset, but with µATX, µBTX and pBTX form factors respectively.

The Media Series will feature 11 motherboards, of which three will be Viiv motherboards.

The Classic series features Flaxton, Marblespring, Garreston, Rogers City, Shrewbury and Lemont motherboards. It's a mix of ATX, µATX and µBTX motherboards.

And finally, the Essential Series is aimed at the entry-level market. It includes the Radio Springs, Gem Valley, Isleton and Toston motherboards.

Source: The Inq.

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