The ASP of new Pentium 4 motherboards based on Intel 915 and 925 chipsets may decrease in the third quarter as prices for LGA775 CPU connectors drop from US$ 7-8 per unit to US$ 3-4. The high-priced connector has pushed the prices of 915 motherboards to US$ 90-110 and 925 motherboards to as high as US$ 180. With favorable pricing, shipments of 915 and 925 motherboards may grow to 30% of the market by the end of this year.

The ASP of new Pentium 4 motherboards based on Intel 915 and 925 chipsets may decrease in the third quarter as prices for LGA775 CPU connectors drop from US$ 7-8 per unit to US$ 3-4. The high-priced connector has pushed the prices of 915 motherboards to US$ 90-110 and 925 motherboards to as high as US$ 180. With favorable pricing, shipments of 915 and 925 motherboards may grow to 30% of the market by the end of this year.