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Old 05-21-2008, 01:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Intel price cut on Q3 2008 !!!

ntel plans to release two new quad cores, Q9650 and Q9400 in Q3 '08 at $530 and $266 respectively. As such, Q9550 pricing will be lowered from $530 to $316 and Q6600 will be further lowered from $224 to $203. Intel also plans to release two new Core 2 Duo, E8600 and E7300 in Q3 at $ 266 and $ 133 respectively. By then, E8500 price will be cut from $ 266 to $ 183, E8400 from $ 183 to $ 163 and E7200 from $ 133 to $ 113.
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Intel to update desktop CPU lines in 3Q08

Note: E7xxx have 1066MHz FSB, not 800 as the chart says

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Old 05-21-2008, 03:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It sounds promising (:

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$203 for a q6600 is very promising..

no price drop for q6700 on the other hand is not promising at all
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DailyTech - Intel to Cut Prices on Existing CPUs and Introduce New Parts in Q3

Q9450, Q9300, Q6700, E8300 being discontiuned in Q3

E8600 / E7300 / Q9650 / Q9550 being introduced in Q3
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at 300 i might grab a 9550 now.

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