Sony announces two new VAIO Type R desktop PCs featuring the new Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU.
The Sony VAIO VGC-RA73PL9 features Pentium D 830 (3GHz), 2x 250GB hard-drives, GeForce 6600, DVD drive, DVD-ROM drive, Windows XP Professional and a 19" clear black liquid crystal with 1,280x1,024 dot (SXGA) resolution. Expected price 350,000 Yen (~3,250USD).
The Sony VAIO VGC-RA53L7 features the Intel Pentium D 820 (2.80GHz), 2x 160GB and the RADEON X300 video card. Price is 250,000 Yen (~2,315USD).
More details on Ployer and on Sony Japan VAIO Type R site (Japanese).
Intel introduced the Intel Pentium D processor with two processing cores and the Intel 945 Express Chipset family with support for such consumer electronics-like features as surround-sound audio, high-definition video and enhanced graphics capabilities for Consumer PCs a couple days ago.
Intel's first Dual-Core CPU is the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 840, which was introduced in April.
Dell is offering the new Dell Dimension 9100 Desktop Computer with Pentium D CPUs.
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