Intel Core 2 Duo News Roundup

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We've had some Intel Core 2 Duo news today, starting with the bit about Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme shipping!

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Then there's our hands-on with a custom version of the Dell Precision Workstation 390. The machine was pumped so full of goods it was almost four times the price of the basic $1,050 configuration. The result? Fast and quiet.

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Then there's the latest Alienware Area-51 PC, which will run you $5,000. If you're a little thriftier, there's the $2,400 Dell XPS 410 with a Core 2 Duo E6600.

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No overheating problems here Plasmafire. This new processor is faster and uses less power and generates less heat. Toms hardware provides some data on this puppy here:

http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/07/14/cor…