FUD Zilla heard the wholesale price of a 1.6GHz Intel Atom desktop processor will be $25.
Intel Atom processor that will fit in the Nettop desktop platform are quite cheap things. While the board with a CPU will cost around $58, the CPU itself for desktop systems, the Atom 1.6GHz will cost a mere $25.
The desktop Atom has the same 1.6GHz clock, 512KB cache and FSB 533 and it fits in socket BGA437. You can order one as of the 11th of May, but only if you are a big system builder, as the platform launches on June the 3rd, the first day of Computex.