Early Intel Skylake pre-order pricing revealed

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 01 2015 @ 11:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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CPU World came across preliminary pre-order pricing of Intel's upcoming Skylake processors. A store named PC Connection is listing six CPUs, on average the pre-order pricing appears to be 13-19 percent higher than the official pricing of the corresponding Haswell processors but we don't know how representative these prices are of course.
Currently, the store has 6 out-of-stock Skylake microprocessors from Core i5-6400 to Core i7-6700K, and their prices range from $211 to $394. Compared to previous generation, the pre-order prices of Skylake CPUs are about 13% - 19% higher than the official prices of desktop Haswell chips. It is important to remember that that the market prices are usually higher than the official ones, and that pre-order prices may go down a bit once the processors are released.
first Skylake pricing for preorders

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