Intel has announced price cuts for some of its Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, Pentium Dual Core, Celeron, and Xeon products. It has also announced several new Core 2 Quad CPUs with a 65W TDP.
We have listed only the models that are new or have dropped in price. New products are noted. All pricing is based on OEM purchasing of 1000 units in a non-retail tray format.
Intel Core 2 Quad
Intel has launched three new Core 2 Quad processors with a TDP of 65W. All other Core 2 Quads have a 95W TDP. The price premium for the Q8200s, Q9400s, and Q9550s is an incredible $82, $107, and $103 respectively over the 95W models.
Intel Core 2 Duo
One new model Core 2 Duo is introduced, while the E7400 drops slightly lower.
Intel Pentium Dual Core
Intel introduced a new Pentium Dual Core, the new E5400 at $84. The rest of this budget series drops even lower.
Intel Xeon Server (LGA775)
No new Xeon products, just price drops.
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