Intel cuts Pentium prices


Intel cuts Pentium prices

Intel has cut the prices of its three fastest Pentium 4 processors and of some of its 0.13-micron Pentium III Processor-M chips.

The price of the fastest Pentium 4 processor, the 2GHz version, was cut by 29% to $401 (£276) per 1,000-unit quantity, a standard measurement in chip sales. The 1.9GHz version of the chip was reduced to $273, while the 1.8GHz version had its price cut by 12%, to $225.

Intel's cuts have not been quite as drastic in the Pentium III desktop processor family. The fastest - the 0.13-micron 1.2GHz processor - had its priced trimmed by 10% to $241, while the 0.13-micron 1.13GHz and 0.18-micron 1.1GHz versions of the family are now $193. The 0.18-micron 1GHz version of the Pentium III also had its price cut by 10%, from $193 to $173.

In its processors for servers and workstations, Intel cut the price of the 0.18-micron 2GHz Xeon processor by 26%, from $615 to $455, and trimmed the prices of the Pentium III Processor-S family, its 0.13-micron processors aimed at the blade and ultra-thin server market. The 1.26GHz version of the chip was reduced from $337 to $300, an 11% cut. The 1.13GHz version was given a 9% cut, from $257 to $235.

The 1.13GHz Pentium III Processor-S, which started shipping in May of 2001, was the first 0.13-micron processor shipped by Intel.

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