Intel to Discontinue Pentium 4 Extreme Edition Processor

Intel Corp., the world's largest maker of microprocessors and supporting logic, Friday announced product discontinues plan for its original Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition microprocessor that was unveiled during IDF Fall 2003.

"Market demand for the Intel Pentium 4 processor Extreme Edition supporting Hyper-Threading technology 3.20GHz with 800MHz processor system bus in mPGA478 packaging has shifted to higher performance Intel processors," the company said it its statement sent to clients. The last product discontinuance order date for the chip is 19th of November, 2004. Last shipping dates for the chips are February 18, 2005, and July 29, 2005, for boxed and tray versions respectively.

News source: X-bit labs

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