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Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 Processor 2.40GHz
Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 Processor
The Intel® Pentium® 4 processor, now available at 2.40GHz, is the next evolutionary step for desktop processor technology. Based on Intel® NetBurst" microarchitecture, the Pentium 4 processor offers higher-performance processing than ever before. Built with Intel's 0.13-micron technology, the Pentium 4 processor delivers significant performance gains for use in home computing, business solutions and all your processing needs.
Intel(R) Pentium (R) 4 Processor Features
Available Speeds
2.40GHz, 2.20GHz, 2.0GHz, 1.90GHz, 1.80GHz, 1.70GHz, 1.60GHz, 1.50GHz
Intel® 845 chipset
Intel® 850 chipset
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Compatible with the Intel Pentium 4 Processor
Intel® NetBurst" Microarchitecture
400MHz system bus
Hyper-pipelined technology
Rapid execution engine
Execution trace cache
Advanced transfer cache
Advanced dynamic execution
Enhanced floating point/multimedia
Streaming SIMD extensions2
Enhanced Multimedia Performance for the Home
The Intel® Pentium® 4 processor is designed to give you superior performance for digital music, 3D gaming, digital imaging and video, and more. In addition, the Pentium 4 processor provides you with enough power to handle innovations on the horizon such as DVD authoring and MPEG4 video. Learn more about the enhanced multimedia performance of the 2.40GHz Pentium 4 processor at Intel® Home Computing.
High Performance Business Solutions
The Intel® Pentium® 4 processor for business desktop PCs delivers the enhanced productivity, performance and stability demanded by today's business workers and IT managers. From collaboration to security to Microsoft* Windows* XP, high-performance Pentium 4 processors can enrich the business solutions and applications you will be deploying today and tomorrow. And, with the stability and reliability of the Intel® platform, IT qualification efforts can be easier and quicker. Learn how the higher-performance 2.40GHz Pentium 4 processor provides performance with purpose and can help you work better, smarter and faster.
Intel(R) 845 and Intel(R) 850 Chipsets
Optimally designed and extensively tested for the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor, Intel® chipsets provide a full range of system choices. The Intel® 850 chipset supports dual-channel RDRAM* memory, and delivers the most performance and headroom to maximize the power of the new Intel® Pentium® 4 processor. The Intel® 845 chipset now supports DDR200/266 SDRAM, or PC133 SDRAM, which gives your Intel® Pentium® 4 processor-based system flexibility to meet your performance needs and fit your budget. All Intel chipsets come with the innovation and reliability you expect from Intel.
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