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AMD has lowered processor prices

AMD has lowered processor prices

The price war between the two eternal competitors Intel and AMD is entering the next round. Last Friday, the processor manufacturer of the Athlon significantly lowered the prices for desktop and mobile processors. With up to 20% the price reduction is quite significant.

The following prices apply to orders of 1000 pieces since July 26, 2002.

Processor prices for orders of 1000 Pieces
Processor Old price New price Reduction Athlon XP (Palomino 0.18 µm/Thoroughbred 0.13 µm, 256 KByte L2) XP 2200+ $ 241 $ 230 5% XP 2100+ $ 224 $ 180 20% XP 2000+ $ 193 $ 163 16% XP 1900+ $ 172 $ 150 13% XP 1800+ $ 160 $ ​​142 11% XP 1700+ $ 157 $ 130 17% Athlon MP (Palomino 0.18µm, 256 KByte L2) XP 2100+ $ 262 $ 224 14% XP 2000+ $ 224 $ 188 16% XP 1900+ $ 214 $ 179 16% XP 1800+ $ 192 $ 166 13% XP 1600+ $ 154 $ 150 3% Duron (Morgan 0.18µm, 64 KByte L2) 1.3 GHz $ 72 $ 64 11% 1.2 GHz $ 68 $ 64 6%

Above all, the Athlon XP 2100+ with Palomino core is being downgraded to a mass product due to the drastic price reduction. The price of the fast Athlon with Thoroughbred core, the XP2200 +, remains almost unchanged.

Processor prices when purchasing 1000 pieces
Processor old price new price Reduction in Mobile Athlon XP (Thoroughbred 0.13 µm, 256 KByte L2) 1800+ $ 335 $ 335 - 1700+ $ 235 $ 210 11% 1600+ $ 192 $ 185 4% 1500+ $ 175 $ 175 - 1400+ $ 150 $ 150 - Mobile Athlon 4 (Palomino 0.18 µm, 256 KByte L2) 1600+ $ 192 $ 185 4% 1500+ $ 175 $ 175 -1.2 GHz $ 150 $ 150 - 1.1 GHz $ 125 - - 1.0 GHz $ 125 - - Mobile Duron (Morgan 0.18 µm, 64 KByte L2) 1.3 GHz $ 134 $ 120 10% 1.2 GHz $ 120 $ 89 26% 1 , 1 GHz $ 89 $ 69 22% 1.0 GHz $ 69 - -

All in all, the price reductions are all well and good, but Intel will soon follow suit with new prices and new processors.