Desktop Pentium 4 with 2.4 GHz in April
Although Intel itself has already considered increasing the front-side bus to 133 MHz or 533 MHz quad-pumped, there will also be other processors from Intel in the future that have a front-side bus. Bus of 100 MHz (400 MHz).
The one in the current Pentium 4 core, code name Northwood, still The first overclocking experiments with the 2.0 or 2.2 GHz variant already showed a lot of potential. Due to the low heat emission, it is also comparatively easy for Intel to expand the Pentium 4 processor family by a 2.4 GHz fast model, which is based on the 0.13 µm Northwood core with 512kb L2 cache. With a core voltage of 1.5 volts, the new member of the Pentium 4 family consumes a good 58 watts. According to currently available information, the starting shot for the new model should be given on April 1st and 2nd. The starting price of the new flagship will be $ 562 in quantities of 1,000 units.