Intel To Cut Price For Quad & Dual Core Xeon In Apr

Intel plans to lower the price for its Quad-Core Xeon 3200 and Dual-Core Xeon 3000 processors, in April 2007, in a bid to help boost demand in the 1-way server market. It will also introduce new 1-way targeted chipsets in the second half of the year, but will hold off releasing new processors based on 45nm technology until 2008. The Quad-Core Xeon X3220 is expected to drop from US$ 851 to US$ 530, while the X3210 will be cut from US$ 690 to US$ 423. Prices for Dual-Core Xeon 3040, 3050, 3060 and 3070 CPUs are also set to fall between 10-40%.


Intel plans to lower the price for its Quad-Core Xeon 3200 and Dual-Core Xeon 3000 processors, in April 2007, in a bid to help boost demand in the 1-way server market. It will also introduce new 1-way targeted chipsets in the second half of the year, but will hold off releasing new processors based on 45nm technology until 2008. The Quad-Core Xeon X3220 is expected to drop from US$ 851 to US$ 530, while the X3210 will be cut from US$ 690 to US$ 423. Prices for Dual-Core Xeon 3040, 3050, 3060 and 3070 CPUs are also set to fall between 10-40%.

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