AMD intros four desktop CPUs, cuts prices

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 27 2008 @ 22:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD enters the back-to-school season with four new desktop processors and price cuts for 15 of its Sempron, Athlon and Phenom processors.

Here are the new chips:
  • Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition 125W - $186
  • Phenom X3 8750 Black Edition 95W - $139
  • Athlon X2 6500 Black Edition 95W - $105
  • Athlon X2 5050e 45W - $90
  • And here's an overview of the price cuts:

    Product Old price ($) New price ($)
    Phenom X4 9950 BE 140W  235  186
    Phenom X4 9850 BE  194  180
    Phenom X4 9750  215  170
    Phenom X4 9650  195  156
    Phenom X3 8750  175  134
    Phenom X3 8650  145  123
    Athlon X2 6000+  112  95
    Athlon X2 5600+  102  88
    Athlon X2 5400+  87  78
    Athlon X2 5200+  76  68


    AMD also cut the price of the Phenom X4 9350e, Athlon X2 5400+ BE, Sempron LE-1300 and Sempron LE-1250 but specifics about those chips aren't available yet.

    Source: Hexus


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