AMD to price entry-level dual-core Opteron at high-end single-core price

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 19 2005 @ 17:49 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The pricing of AMD's entry-level dual-core Opteron processors will be the same as its high-end single-core versions, according to Taiwanese motherboard makers. It is said that the Opteron 200 and 800 series will be launched at 1.80GHz, 2.0GHz and 2.20GHz with a 95W thermal design power.

Quotes for AMD dual-core Opteron processors (US$)

Series

Quotes

Opteron 800

875

2,649

 

870

2,149

 

865

1,514

Opteron 200

275

1,299

 

270

1,051

 

265

851

Opteron 100

175

999

 

170

799

 

165

637

Quotes for AMD single-core Opteron processors (US$)

Series

Quotes

Opteron 800

852

1,514

 

850

1,165

Opteron 200

252

851

 

250

690

Opteron 100

152

637

 

150

417



The first dual-core Opteron processors will be launched within 2 days, on April 21. The Opteron 800 and 200 series will hit the market this quarter and the 100 series will be available in the third quarter of this year.

More details at DigiTimes


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