AMD en Intel hebben wederom hun prijzen verlaagd. De info van EBN Online:
he price of Intel's 500-MHz Pentium III dropped 8% to $637, while the 450-MHz version dropped 17% to $411. Prices of the Pentium II dropped as well: the 450-MHz chip was cut 17% to $396; the 400-MHz part dropped 18% to $234, and the 350-MHz version fell 4% to $163.
Intel's Celeron prices fell also, as the 433-MHz chip fell 15% to $143, the 400-MHz part fell 23% to $103, the $366-MHz dropped 22% to $73, and the 333-MHz chip fell 8% to $67.
Advanced Micro Devices responded by cutting the prices of its entire desktop microprocessor lineup. Prices of its flagship K6-3 processor fell to $397 and $237, respectively, for 450-MHz and 400-MHz parts. While the 475-MHz K6-2 remained unchanged at a price of $213, all of AMD's other K6-2 prices were cut.
The 450-MHz K6-2 dropped from $203 to $158, while the 400-MHz part dropped from $134 to $103. A 380-MHz K6-2 was cut from $118 to $87, while a 366-MHz part dropped from $93 to $72. At the low end, 350-MHz K6-2s fell from $87 to $68, while the 333-MHz versions declined from $72 to $62.