Family Models Old Price New Price May
2nd
% Drop

Sempron
(Socket 754)

3100+

114

108

6.0

3000+

101

94

6.9

2800+

88

80

9.0

2600+

78

70

10.2

Sempron
(Socket A)

3000+

103

103

-

2800+

90

90

-

2600+

80

80

-

2500+

71

67

5.6

2400+

68

64

5.8

AMD’s price cuts are aimed to accelerate its K8 CPUs’ adoption in the
entry-level market, said motherboard makers. First-tier motherboard makers may
soon begin marketing Socket-754 K8 models with an FOB price of less than US$ 50,
down about 5%. As the AMD may begin being phased out after the second quarter,
AMD will mainly market its socket-939 Athlon 64 processors for the high-end and
mainstream segments, while socket-754 Semprons will occupy the entry-level
segment. The AMD socket M2 platform with 1207 pins, should hit the market in
2006.

Family Models Old Price New Price May
2nd
% Drop

Sempron
(Socket 754)

3100+

114

108

6.0

3000+

101

94

6.9

2800+

88

80

9.0

2600+

78

70

10.2

Sempron
(Socket A)

3000+

103

103

-

2800+

90

90

-

2600+

80

80

-

2500+

71

67

5.6

2400+

68

64

5.8

AMD’s price cuts are aimed to accelerate its K8 CPUs’ adoption in the
entry-level market, said motherboard makers. First-tier motherboard makers may
soon begin marketing Socket-754 K8 models with an FOB price of less than US$ 50,
down about 5%. As the AMD may begin being phased out after the second quarter,
AMD will mainly market its socket-939 Athlon 64 processors for the high-end and
mainstream segments, while socket-754 Semprons will occupy the entry-level
segment. The AMD socket M2 platform with 1207 pins, should hit the market in
2006.