New Intel Dual-Core EOL Dates
Anh Tuan Huynh
August 11, 2006 2:50 AM
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Farewell Pentium D 830, 840, 930 and 940
has received a new Intel product change notification that marks the demise of four Intel Pentium D processors. December 15th, 2006 will be the last day distributors will be able to place orders on Pentium D 830, 840, 930 and 940 processors. Tray processors will cease shipping on February 8th, 2008 while boxed processors stop shipping on March 9th, 2007.
Intel’s reasoning for the discontinuing the four Pentium D processors is "Market demand for the Desktop Intel Pentium D processors 930 and 940 has shifted to other Intel processors. The products identified in this notification will be discontinued and unavailable for additional orders after the "Last Product Discontinuance Order Date."
hardware site HKEPC
) has also picked up on the EOL notifications, claiming there will be promotional incentives for merchants to clean out inventory of these processors.
Intel has also been
drastically cutting prices on its Pentium D 925, 915, 820 and 805 processors
in a bid to stay competitive with
AMD’s price cuts
. Intel also
recently launched Core 2 Duo Conroe processors
expected to release a single processor Xeon variant
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8/11/2006 4:30:52 AM
can we expect a price drop on C2D's to fill the gap created by these EOL p4d's?
or is it that the e4xxx series are filling that price gap? will they be introduced at that time?
RE: price drop
8/11/2006 8:48:23 AM
I'd expect an Intel price drop the next time AMD reports a profit.
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