A surprising part of Gateway's announcement is that the Intel
Core 2 Extreme X6800 dual-core processor can be ordered overclocked from the factory while retaining the full warranty. However, it is unknown what the clockspeed increase will be, or whether or not the end-user will have any control over clock frequencies.
"The Gateway FX530 Series delivers so many leading-edge technology
options in the four areas that impact performance most -- processing,
graphics, storage and system reliability," said Gary Elsasser, vice
president, platforms. "Customers can choose the features in their PC
that will have the greatest impact on what they're using it for -- such
as high-end graphics for gamers or high-capacity storage for digital
creation enthusiasts. Plus, advanced features like overclocked
processors and RAID hard drive storage ensure customers are getting a
high-powered system that also meets their strict reliability
Mentioned as part of the FX530 package is a 24" Widescreen
LCD, which has yet to be officially announced by Gateway. The
specifications for the 24" flat panel, as found in the
list a native resolution of 1920 x 1200, brightness of 500cd/m²,
contrast ratio of 1000:1, 8ms response time and a 176 degree viewing
angle all around.
quote: I bet it'll be like 5% or something OC.