AMD and Intel to cut prices

By Julio Franco
Apr 15, 2003
  1. Both AMD and Intel are expected to lower CPU prices considerably once they release new high-end models later in the month, the server oriented Opteron in the case of AMD, and 800MHz HyperThreading-enabled P4s from Intel.

    Using our Pricewatch co-brand, we noticed price cuts in the AthlonXP line have been made effective already at least for 2500+ CPUs and lower, higher-end are expected to drop as soon as Opteron makes it retail by the end of this month:

    Athlon XP 2000+ - $69.00
    Athlon XP 2200+ - $83.00
    Athlon XP 2400+ - $106.00
    Athlon XP 2500+ - $129.00
    Athlon XP 2600+ - $155.00
    Athlon XP 2800+ - $231.00
    Athlon XP 3000+ - $334.00

    Intel is set to revise the price of its 400/533MHz FSB (front-side bus)-supporting 3GHz Pentium 4 processor down to US$401 when it introduces its 800MHz FSB-version product. Later next month, when it launches 800MHz FSB 2.8 and 2.6GHz processors, Intel will also lower prices of the respective 533MHz versions to US$262 and US$193.

    More details on Intel price cuts can be found here.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.