Intel introduced the Celeron processor at 2 GHz today, priced @ $103 in 1000-unit quantities... The previous highest speed was 1.8GHz.
The Intel Celeron processor at 2 GHz delivers the right combination of features and frequency at an appropriate price point for the value desktop consumer market segment.
Based on the 0.13-micron process technology, the processor utilizes the 478-pin packaging, and features a 400 MHz system bus.
News source: Intel Press Release - Consumer Choice Increases With New Intel Celeron Processor (18th September 2002)
View: Intel Celeron® processor Speed table (now shows up to and including 2GHz)