Japanese press reports about pre-order campaigns recently started by some local stores on Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition processors at 3.20GHz. The shops promise to deliver the actual chips early next month, but the pricing is not likely to be affordable.
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Japanese stores, who offer to pre-order the Pentium 4 Extreme Edition processor from the first batch, ask $1033 per chip. They indicate that initially there will be a very limited supply of Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition processors at 3.20GHz and it makes sense to order one now.
US-based online stores listed in X-bit labs’ “Check Prices” section did not catalogue Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition products at press time. Visitors may check availability of Intel’s new chip in real-time mode using this link every time they wish to.