Intel P4 Price Cuts On Feb 1st

Intel has decided to cut its existing P4 processor
prices on February 1, ahead of the planned February 15. In this round of price
cuts, the 2.8GHz P4 will be priced the same as the current mainstream 2.6GHz
chip. Intel’s decision is believed to make way for a faster adoption of its 90nm
Prescott.


Speed

Oct 26th ’03

Feb 1st ’04

% Change

3.2 (HTEE)

700

700

 

3.4 (HT)

637

637

-

3.2 (HT)

417

417

-

3.0 (HT)

278

278

-

3.06 (HT)

262

262

-

2.8 (HT)

218

178

(18.3%)

2.8

193

163

(15.5%)

2.6 (HT)

178

178

-

2.66

163

163

-


Intel has decided to cut its existing P4 processor
prices on February 1, ahead of the planned February 15. In this round of price
cuts, the 2.8GHz P4 will be priced the same as the current mainstream 2.6GHz
chip. Intel’s decision is believed to make way for a faster adoption of its 90nm
Prescott.


Speed

Oct 26th ’03

Feb 1st ’04

% Change

3.2 (HTEE)

700

700

 

3.4 (HT)

637

637

-

3.2 (HT)

417

417

-

3.0 (HT)

278

278

-

3.06 (HT)

262

262

-

2.8 (HT)

218

178

(18.3%)

2.8

193

163

(15.5%)

2.6 (HT)

178

178

-

2.66

163

163

-

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