A press-release just entered my mailbox from AMD, they have lowered priced on their most popular processors. Quite significant price drops I might add and involves the AMD Athlon X2, AMD Phenom X3 and AMD Phenom X4 desktop CPUs:
Old price ($)
New price ($)
Phenom X4 9950 BE 140W
Phenom X4 9850 BE
Phenom X4 9750
Phenom X4 9650
Phenom X3 8750
Phenom X3 8650
Athlon X2 6000+
Athlon X2 5600+
Athlon X2 5400+
Athlon X2 5200+
(This listing reflects pricing for direct AMD customers in 1000-unit quantities, in US dollars, without local taxes)
AMD: With these price reductions AMD has taken steps to significantly enhance the price/performance of our CPU portfolio and make high-performance AMD Phenom Quad-Core and Triple-Core processors accessible to a wider audience of mainstream PC users.
With this aggressive move, AMD is putting lead-edge microprocessors in hands or more users than ever before and providing an optimal foundation for a balanced platform experience when combined with the AMD 790 FX/GX chipset and ATI Radeon HD 4800 series graphics processors. In addition, with the recent addition of the SB 750 Southbridge to AMD 790 series chipsets users can enjoy an enhanced overclocking experience with AMD
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