updated 01:25 pm EDT, Tue April 10, 2007
Core 2 Extreme QX6800 PCs
With Intel have only just announced its release, the Core 2 Extreme QX6800 has already found its way into a pair of Japanese computers. The first is by DosPara, and also comes equipped with high-spec items such as a 640MB GeForce 8800 GTS and a 750GB SATA II hard drive. More conventional components include 2GB of DDR 800 RAM and a DVD-DL burner.
The system produced by Faith is even speedier, sporting a 768MB GeForce 8800 GTX, as well as a 10,000rpm hard drive, albeit one limited to 300GB. The same general RAM and DVD options are present, but reflection the system's workstation audience, another difference is the choice of Vista Ultimate as the default operating system. The Faith system costs the equivalent of $5,212; the DosPara machine is a more reasonable $2,900. [via Akihabara News]