Without a press release or any other fanfare, AMD has dropped prices
on their server-class processors. Most of AMD's Opteron lineup has seen a drop of 20% to 30%, a much more significant drop than most processor price cuts. As the article speculates, it could be a way for AMD to help push excess inventory out the door to make room for newer chips. You can read the price cuts for yourself at AMD's site
. This comes just a few days after AMD also cut pricing on some desktop and mobile processors.