Intel desktop prices to stay steady till Q2 2007

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 20 2006 @ 03:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Prices for Intel's desktop processors will remain steady until the second quarter of next year.
According to recent roadmaps seen by the INQ, the prices are set to fall by a considerable amount - the figure in brackets are Q2 prices. The Q6600, which is an 8MB cache 2.40GHz chip will be introduced early in January at $850 ($530). The E6700 is $530 ($316), the E6600 is $316 ($224), the E6420 is $224 ($183), the E6300 is $183 ($163).

In addition. Intel will introduce the 6420, the E6320, and the E4400 in the second quarter. The E6320 and the E6420 are 4MB cache chips.
In Q1 and Q2 2007 some chipsets will reduce a price cut.


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