AMD, Intel cut processor prices

Posted on Thursday, October 26 2006 @ 0:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Both AMD and Intel reduced the prices of their processors. CNET takes a closer look:
Advanced Micro Devices earlier this week lowered prices on notebook processors and a few desktop units, mostly to make way for new products.

The TL-60, a dual-core Turion chip for thin notebooks that runs at 2GHz, dropped 26 percent, from $354 to $263. The TL-56, which is a similar chip that runs at 1.8GHz, dropped from $263 to $220. The TL-52, which runs at 1.6GHz, waterfalled from $220 to $184. On desktops, the Athlon 64 FX-62, a 2.8GHz monster chip for gamers, declined from $827 to $713. AMD posts more of its updated prices here, but it does not list the previous prices..




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