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Fuddo: Intel to cut its price on April 20th

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February 13, 2008 8:35:51 PM

Intel plans it usual price cut that will affect mostly the old 65nm parts. On April 20th Intel will cut Core 2 Quad Q6700 from the current $527 suggested retail price to $270. The super popular Q6600 at 2.4GHz will drop from $270 to $229. At the same time, Intel plans to introduce its Core 2 Duo E8300 45nm based CPU with 6MB cache and 2.83GHz clock and it will start selling it for $169.

The Core 2 Duo E4600 2.4GHz CPU with 2MB cache will drop from $139 to $119. Pentium Dual core E2200 with 1MB cache and 2.2GHz clock speed will drop from current $87 to $77. Dual Core E2180 clocked at 2.0GHz clock will drop from current $77 to $67.

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February 13, 2008 9:42:02 PM

yay - i just bought my intel chip XD (although i don't really think the difference is noticable at the low end...)
February 13, 2008 9:46:49 PM

A Q6600 for $240 (taking that the current price is $10 more than the MSRP) can only hope.........
February 13, 2008 10:11:23 PM

But when the hell is Q9400/9500 out???
February 13, 2008 10:18:56 PM

deusex said:
But when the hell is Q9400/9500 out???

I wish I knew......the launch date has been delayed again!!!

BTW (and "a little" :sarcastic:  off topic), in a few minutes I'm going to go finish Deus Ex for the 4th or 5th time in two or three years. Deus Ex FTW mate! :bounce:  [:wr2] :sol: 

Will someone please get us back on topic before I hijack this thread? :kaola:  :ange: 

February 13, 2008 10:25:30 PM

thats cool. now pple can go n get the q6600. it is very good offer.
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February 13, 2008 10:37:17 PM

This is exactly what Intel did before. Hopefully its true.
February 13, 2008 11:56:05 PM

they'll keep chopping prices until they've completely destroyed AMD, then they're back up again. Get em while they're good, and make sure it'll last five or so years, cause you'll need that long to save up for the next cpu intel will sell you
February 14, 2008 12:10:33 AM

I bet Intel are "muhahahaha ering" a lot .. bet they have Friday 5 drinks!.. unlike where i work
February 14, 2008 12:11:23 AM

deusex said:
But when the hell is Q9400/9500 out???

Unless they have been delayed again,expect to see them@the end of Q1 08,which would be the end of March.