AMD cuts mid and low-end processor prices

Posted on Monday, Jan 22 2007 @ 17:18 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD updated its price list today, DigiTimes reports:
According to AMD's website, pricing for high-end Athlons, including the FX series, X2 5600+ and 5400+ remains unchanged, while the X2 5200+ saw a hefty cut from US$403 to US$295. Reductions continue down the rest of the range with prices falling around US$25 at the top of the scale to around US$15 at the bottom.

The price of the single-core Athlon 64 3800+ also fell from US$108 to US$101, however, the price of the slower 3500+ remained unchanged. Prices for the lowest speed CPU, the Athlon 3200+ is no longer posted on AMD's website.
Here's a table with most of the price cuts:

AMD Athlon 64 pricing, Dec 5, 2006 and Jan 22, 2007 (US$)

AMD Athlon 64 FX-70 series processors

Dec 5, 2006 PIB Price

Jan 22, 2007 PIB Price

Athlon 64 FX-74 $999/pair $999/pair
Athlon 64 FX-72 $799/pair $799/pair
Athlon 64 FX-70 $599/pair $599/pair
AMD Athlon 64 FX Processor Dec 5, 2006 PIB Price Jan 22, 2007 PIB Price
Athlon 64 FX-62 $713 $713
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor Dec 5, 2006 PIB Price Jan 22, 2007 PIB Price
Athlon 64 X2 5600+ $505 $505
Athlon 64 X2 5400+ $485 $485
Athlon 64 X2 5200+ $403 $295
Athlon 64 X2 5000+ $301 $285
Athlon 64 X2 5000+ $301 $285
Athlon 64 X2 4800+ $271 $244
Athlon 64 X2 4600+ $240 $215
Athlon 64 X2 4600+ $240 $215
Athlon 64 X2 4400+ $214 $203
Athlon 64 X2 4200+ $187 $173
Athlon 64 X2 4200+ $187 $173
Athlon 64 X2 4000+ $169 $158
Athlon 64 X2 3800+ $152 $138
Athlon 64 X2 3800+ $152 $138
AMD Athlon 64 Processor Dec 5, 2006 PIB Price Jan 22, 2007 PIB Price
Athlon 64 3800+ $108 $101
Athlon 64 3500+ $91 $91
Athlon 64 3200+ $81  


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