Intel is implementing a two-pronged approach to market pricing, in the hope of deflecting potential challenges from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).
To match these market needs, Intel plans to set the top-notch high-performance Pentium 4 3.2GHz (P4PXE, P4 Processor Extreme Edition) at the unprecedented high level of US$925. The new product is set to hit the market in early November.
At the same time, Intel will enhance the 2.8GHz, 3GHz and 3.2GHz Pentium 4s’ 512K L2 cache memory to 1MB. Prices for the new version will stay the same, although Intel has not yet confirmed a transition schedule.
Read more: Digitimes.