AMDZone has some interesting information. It seems that Sony will be the first major vendor to offer the AMD Athon XP 2400+ in a system. The VAIO series will also be using the nForce 220 chipset motherboards. Retailing for US$999, this isn't a bad deal at all! Click here for an Adobe PDF file with all the specs.
I seemed to have misplaced who e-mailed this to me, but Sony now has a VAIO desktop based on the Athlon XP 2400+. It uses the nForce 220 chipset and comes in at just under $1,000. With the Geforce To Go 420 based NVR23 laptop and now this 2400+ powered box I'm beginning to like Sony more and more! They are the first to bring Nvidia graphics to an Athlon based laptop, and now they are the first major computer maker to offer a 2400+ based box. It looks like 2400+ availability is no longer a problem, and that 2600+s are just around the corner in volume. Now we must wait for the 2700+ and 2800+ with the 333MHz FSB.From SonyStyle:
Powerful yet affordable, the RXA842 offers a superior platform for experiencing digital content of all types including digital photos, audio and videos. The CD-RW & DVD-ROM drives will maximize your entertainment lifestyle. The RXA842 features the AMD Athlon™ XP Processor 2400 operating at 2.0GHz which allows you to effortlessly take advantage of Microsoft® Windows® XP.More information @ AMDZone