Intel cuts Pentium prices

Posted on Thursday, Jul 27 2006 @ 23:54 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel has cut the prices of its Pentium processor by up to 61 percent on some models to pave the way for the Core 2 platform which was officially launched today.
The chip maker also introduced some old-style Pentium D parts.

The new Pentium Ds are the 3.4GHz 945 - a version of the existing 950 but without Virtualisation Technology. It comes in at $163, operates over an 800MHz frontside bus, has 4MB of L2 and is fabbed at 65nm. The 805 - 2.66MHz, 533MHz FSB, 2MB L2, 90nm - is introduced at $93.
More detaisl at the Reg.


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