Wednesday, August 27, 2008

AMD Brings in New Desktop CPUs, Cuts Prices

AMD has announced another refresh of its desktop processor line-up with four new products and price cuts to most of the rest.

Here are the new CPUs :

Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition 125W - $186
Phenom X3 8750 Black Edition 95W - $139
Athlon X2 6500 Black Edition 95W - $105
Athlon X2 5050e 45W - $90

Changes to the prices of existing processors are as followed...

For the Phenom X4 series:

Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition 140W drop from $235 to $186
Phenom X4 9850 Black Edition slips further down from $194 to $180
Phenom X4 9750 moves from $215 to $170
Phenom X4 9650 moves from $195 to $156

For the Phenom X3 series:

Phenom X3 8750 from $175 to a new low $134
Phenom X3 8650 from $145 to $123

Some Athlon X2 parts get double-digit prices:

Athlon X2 6000+ from $112 to $95
Athlon X2 5600+ from $102 to $88
Athlon X2 5400+ from $87 to $78
Athlon X2 5200+ from $76 to $68

The following products have also had their prices cut but we were unable to confirm the new prices at time of writing: Phenom X4 9350e, Athlon X2 5400+ BE, Sempron LE-1300, Sempron LE-1250.

Source: Hexus

No comments: