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Intel to Release New Chips, Cut Prices and More

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Following the release of two variants of dual and quad core processors (CPU) this Monday last (covered here), A new set of CPUs are lined up for release by the end of this month. Here's a quick round-up of things to come according to industrial sources:


Product Additions
  • A cost-effective Core 2 Quad, model Q8200 with 4 MB of total L2 cache, 2.33 GHz of clock speed, price of US$224 in thousand-unit tray quantities
  • A value segment Pentium Dual Core E5200, 2.50 GHz priced at $84
  • Another value segment 65nm Conroe-L-based Celeron 450 CPU at 2.20GHz and price-tag of $53

Pricing Changes
Prices for certain products are subject to change in the month of October, noted sources.
  • The Q8200 drops from US$224 to US$203
  • Q6600 prices drop from US$193 to US$183
  • Core 2 Duo E7300 from US$133 to US$113
  • Pentium Dual Core E2220 from US$84 to US$74
  • Pentium E2200 from US$74 to US$64

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If only in the UK i could get a Pentium E2200 for £32 because at the current exchange rate thats what the price of it is in the US.

The real price is £50 in the UK.
 
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If only in the UK i could get a Pentium E2200 for £32 because at the current exchange rate thats what the price of it is in the US.

The real price is £50 in the UK.
$64 is £34.30 on todays exchange rate. add VAT onto that :( and you get £40.30

Like you say, they are all £50 atm, so hopefully, give it a day or so, and the UK prices should update too.
 
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The E5200 looks to be an interesting chip, something for the tight budgeted oc'er.:toast:
 

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So the Q8200 is 7 multi, they should make a Q7200/Q7300 chip :-o (9.5x/10x) Bigger die would mean better heat transfer even without the solder and that would finally crush the Q6600 as the best price/performance quad.
 

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Yeah, the 7 multi makes the Q8200 look pretty crappy. I would much rather see a 9x multi on one.
 

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a Quad core on an 800mhz bus would bottleneck bad
E7200 is 266mhz, not 200mhz and I'd want a lower FSB for higher OC of course. I don't mind if it bottlenecks for stock clock users :D But the time I go Quad, there is already a cheap Q8400 with 9 multi :)