Intel to bundle SSDs with Core i7 processors

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 17 2009 @ 17:21 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel is looking at new ways to clear stockpiled inventory. DigiTimes reports the chip giant has recently began offering its partners a discount bundle which includes a Core i7 processor and a solid state disk (SSD). The bundle will offer a discount of about 10-15 percent and will mainly target markets in China, Europe, and North America.
Intel is offering a 10-15% discount on the combined price of the CPU and drive as part of the promotion which is mainly targeting markets in China, Europe and North America.

Current pricing of Intel's latest SSD lineup is: X25-E 32GB at US$410, X18-M 80GB at US$385, X25-M 80GB at US$385, X18-M 160GB at US$760 and X25-M 160GB at US$760. The company plans to launch the X25-E 64GB at US$790 later this month.

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