Intel Lowers Atom CPU Price To Counter AMD & VIA

According to
DigiTimes,
Intel is planning to bring Atom 230 processor down to a price below US$ 29 to
prevent AMD from grabbing low-cost desktop PC market share with its Sempron
processors. This move by Intel might be to counter VIA upcoming Isaiah processor
which is targeted specifically at Intel Atom market segment; MID, UMPC and Basic
Notebooks. Both the Atom 230 and VIA Isaiah processors are expected to launch in
Q2 this year with dual-core version slated for later this year.

atom Intel Lowers Atom CPU Price To Counter AMD & VIA

According to
DigiTimes,
Intel is planning to bring Atom 230 processor down to a price below US$ 29 to
prevent AMD from grabbing low-cost desktop PC market share with its Sempron
processors. This move by Intel might be to counter VIA upcoming Isaiah processor
which is targeted specifically at Intel Atom market segment; MID, UMPC and Basic
Notebooks. Both the Atom 230 and VIA Isaiah processors are expected to launch in
Q2 this year with dual-core version slated for later this year.

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