INTEL HAS cut the prices of some of its desktop and server chips ahead of the official launch of its Nehalem server line.
On the server side two of Intel's Xeon line, the X3220 (2.4GHz) and the X3210 (2.13GHz), have been cut from $198 to $188 per thousand, a reduction of five per cent.
The Core 2 Quad Q8200 (2.33GHz) is down 14 per cent from $224 to $193 and the Core 2 Quad Q6600 chip (2.4GHz) has been cut five per cent from $193 to $183. The Core 2 Duo E7300 processor (2.66GH) slims down 15 per cent from $133 to $113.
On the desktop front, older dual-core Pentia have also been reduced. The E2200 (2.4GHz) chip is down 12 per cent from $84 to $74, and the E2200 chip (2.2GHz) has been reduced by 14 per cent from $74 to $64. µ
But it's not yet available here in Blighty
We're not sure this is what The Maybot had in mind
Typical politicians - meme, meme, me
But it keeps the juicy details firmly under wraps