AMD verlaagt de prijzen van z'n K6-tweetjes als reactie op eerdere prijsverlagingen van Intel. C|Net News.com heeft er wat nieuws over:
The chip-pricing limbo contest continued today as Advanced Micro Devices cut prices on its K6-2 processors by 10 percent to 24 percent in an effort to match accelerated discounts on Intel's Celeron chip announced earlier today.
The price war between the two companies has
AMD cuts K6-2 prices
Speed, in MHz
dropped the bottom line cost of processors to historic lows. Under the new price regime, only two AMD processors sell for more than $100 in volume while only one Celeron, the 400-MHz version of the chip debuted last month, sells for above the $100 mark.
The rest of the Celeron line, which was invented in 1998 for the cheap PC market, sells for between $93 and $63. Historically, Intel discontinued chips when they hit the $100 or $85 mark.
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