Intel Prescott CPU prices!

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 03 2003 @ 11:01 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The next major price drop for Intel Pentium 4 CPUs will come on October the 26th, and later in February next year. The Inquirer reports the new prices and they have also gathered the prices of Intel his upcoming Prescott CPUs.

Frequencies of the desktop chips are broadly in line with the August roadmap details we published, but on the 5th of November Intel will introduce a 2.8GHz desktop Celeron processor at $117, while the 2.7GHz will be released on the 24th of September next. Price cuts for Celerons come on the 26th of October, with a 2.4GHz chip costing $70, and a 2.5GHz Celeron $80. The 2.7GHz Celeron will be introduced at $102.

The Prescott includes Hyperthreading, 800MHz front side buses, PNI (Prescott New Instructions), 90 nanometer technology, and 1MB cache. The table shows how the Northwood will be displaced over the next nine to 10 months.


26 Oct Intro Intro 15 Feb Intro Q2 04
Prescott 3.8GHz $637
Prescott 3.6GHz $637
Prescott 3.4GHz $638 $417
Prescott 3.2GHz $417 $417 $278
P4 3.2GHz $278
Prescott 3Ghz $278 $218
P4 3GHz $278 $218
P4 3.06GHz $262 $218
Prescott 2.8GHz $218 $178
P4 2.8GHz $218 $178
P4 2.8GHz (533MHz FSB) $193 $163
P4 2.6GHz $178
P4 2.66GHz $163



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Re: Intel Prescott CPU prices!
by CAG on Wednesday, Sep 03 2003 @ 13:15 CEST
I'm not really commenting on this article and I don't want to sound like a fanboy but every day your site has the most complete collection of daily hardware articles and links I've seen. I've set it as my homepage. Keep up the good work.



  • Reply by Anonymous on Wednesday, Sep 03 2003 @ 16:54 CEST

    Thanks!! It's cool to get feedback like that from our readers.

    I mainly try to post some news everyday about topics that interest me the most like CPUs, Graphics cards, memory, motherboards,...