FUD Zilla heard AMD's strategy to attack Intel's Core 2 dual-core processors will be cheaper AM3 triple-core and quad-core processors. The site claims prices of these chips will sink to close to $150.
AMD soon to launch AM3 quad and triple-core CPUs will sell for less than that and they will sink to close to $150. Intel currently wants $190 for Core 2 duo E8500 3.16GHz and 3.33GHz clocked Core 2 Duo E8600 sells for $270 which is more than AMD wants for any of its new Phenom II quads.
The question is how low Intel can go with its Core 2 prices as AMD is offering similar or same clocked quad-cores for almost the same money and at least in some cases, quad-core will pay off. If we look in our crystal ball we believe than AMD will lead Intel to even bigger losses in 2009, as it's pricing is much less than many expected.