Velocity Micro, the premier builder of award winning enthusiast desktops, laptops, peripherals, and the remarkable line of Cruz tablets announces the immediate availability of 3rd generation Intel Core processors on select Gaming, Home & Office, and Workstation systems, starting at just $849. By pairing an expert level of engineering with Intel's latest processor generation, Velocity Micro continues to make some of the fastest, most efficient, most reliable PCs in the world. "Intel's 3rd Generation Core Processors are a perfect fit to Velocity Micro's enthusiast mentality as we continue to strive to build the best finely crafted desktops, tablets, and peripherals on the market," said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. "The speed and power efficiency of these new processors will be a huge hit with our customers." Key features of 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors include: - Built-in visuals which include a suite of visual enhancements that provide everything you need to enjoy a smooth, seamless, stunning experience on your PC - Improved energy efficiency, allowing for innovative system designs and enabling more energy-efficient platforms that can meet ENERGY STAR requirements - Unlocked 3rd gen Intel Core processors feature top-of-the-line speed, especially when overclocking "Velocity Micro has always had a cutting edge product lineup, frequently offering Intel's latest processors to their enthusiast customers on launch day," said CJ Bruno, Intel VP, GM Intel Americas. "We're excited that Velocity Micro has continued that tradition by making the 3rd Gen Intel Core processors available in their industry-leading performance desktop offerings." Velocity Micro systems now powered by 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors include the Razor Z90, Vector Z20, and the Edge Z40, an Editors' Choice selection from both CNET and PC Magazine. For more information on these systems, to custom configure a Velocity Micro desktop, or learn more about Velocity Micro's complete line of consumer electronic solutions, visit http://www.velocitymicro.com/.