You can always tell how a company is doing by the price moves it makes on its products. All things being equal, the only time you reduce prices is when you (a) have produced too much or (b) not sold enough. Business 101.
KitGuru hears more rumours than most. Fortunately we have enough grey hair to filter the grit from the gold. Over the past week there have been a lot of rumours in the channel that Intel was on a slash-n-burn mission with a whole range of products. The last time this happened was at the end of the socket 775 processors, with several hundred pounds being sliced off the Q9650 etc.
Sources close to Otellini have indicated that, this time, there is only one chip for the chop.
Anyone planning to buy a Core i7 950 should expect to see £200 off the street price before the end of this month.