Intel Xeon prices to drop on April 22 and in Q3

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 04 2007 @ 01:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The price war between AMD and Intel is heating up further as Intel will cut prices of existing Xeon processors on April 22nd and then cut again in the third quarter.

In the third quarter Intel will also debut the 2.66GHz X3230 Xeon (1066MHz FSB, 8MB cache) and 1333MHz FSB dual-core units too.

Q3 2007
X3230 2.66 1066 8MB
X3220 2.40 1066 8MB $530
X3210 2,13 1066 8MB $423
3085 3.00 1333 4MB
3075 2.66 1333 4MB
3070 2.66 1066 4MB $316
gone forever
3065 2.33 1333 4MB
3060 2.40 1066 4MB $224
gone forever
3050 2.13 1066 2MB $183
gone forever
3040 1.86 1066 2MB $163
gone forever

In the third quarter the firm will also launch the quad-core Clovertown under the X5365 name with a clockspeed of 3GHz, this chip will cost over $1,100.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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