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AMD Plans Major CPU Price Drops Day After Conroe


Posted by Artem Russakovskii on June 13th, 2006 in Technology

Updated: July 15th, 2006

AMD is scared of the new Intel monster Conroe. GO INTEL!

According to memos recently obtained by DailyTech, AMD will drastically cut prices on its desktop processors after the July 23rd release of Intel’s Core 2 Duo Conroe processors. The memos that DailyTech has secured are between AMD and Japanese system manufacturers and indicate the following price cuts will become effective July 24th, 2006:

  • AMD Athlon 64 price cuts will receive price cut up to 30%
  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 will receive price cuts up to 50%
  • AMD Sempron processors will receive price cuts up to 15%

http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=2800

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