quote: no one drops prices when they have the best bang for buck processor and most desired processor in general unless they know how good their competitors chip is going to be.
quote: Intel is so scared they're wetting their pants. My cousin works for Intel as a high level manager. She tells me what's going on in the company and it's not good. She said it's a no no even to mention AMD's name. That sums it up in one word " FEAR "
quote: ...They must be scared because talking about these types of numbers this early is only meant to draw people away from Barcelona. If they wern't worried about it, they could care less and keep the prices higher for longer....
quote: Sell prices are in no way related to yield
quote: If yields are poor then you aren't going to be able to pull down the selling price unless you want to sell the chips at a loss.
quote: It strongly suggests that K10 will be quite powerful.
quote: The next price cuts, labeled "Q3 2007" will coincide with any launch events for the AMD quad-core products.
quote: BTW, maybe the fact that your computer operates like sh*t reflects on you , not the opteron.
quote: An Intel monopoly would be a terrible thing for reasons I hope are obvious
quote: Penryn, Workfield? and Yolfdale?
quote: I think this move by Intel is about 6 months too late - A lot of AMD fanboys, considering the move to C2D now, will be waiting for AMD Quad - and thats a market share Intel will have trouble taking - unless Barcelona ends up a very expensive Quad Core frisbee, or delayed till 2Q, 2008.
quote: My question, is why didnt Intel cut the costs sooner?
quote: The Barcelona core must be something special if Intel is slashing prices this much.