Exactly. The price of sandy bridge and ivy bridge won't go down.
Now, this does work with AMD because they use the previous generations high end chops to fill out the lower end lineup as new ones come out. But intel doesn't do that. The q6600, the Q9500, I5 750, i5 650k, or the 2500k. All enthusiast favorites from the last couple generations. Not one came down a penny in price.