DigiTimes got the low down on what new desktop processors we are going to see from Intel over the coming months as well as what those releases should do to the prices of existing CPUs. Check out that Core-i7 950 price drop!
If you are more curious about the mobility side, Jon recently posted that list as well, which you can see here.
Intel desktop CPU schedule
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“Intel plans to launch several new desktop processors in the third quarter of 2010 to replace some previous models, and will also reduce some CPU prices to boost demand, according to sources from motherboard makers.
In mid-July, will launch three processors including the six-core Core i7-970, priced at US $885; quad-core Core i5-760 with core frequencies of 2.8GHz and priced at US$205; and quad-core Core i5-870S for small form factor PCs and priced at US$351. All prices are in thousand-unit tray quantities.
Intel will launch the Pentium E5700 for US$75 in early August and Core i3-560, Pentium E6800 and Celeron E3500 at the end of the month with prices of US$138, US$86 and US$53, respectively.
At the end of August, Intel will also reduce its quad-core Core i7-950’s price from US$562 to US$294.
For mid-July, Intel will reduce its Core i3-540, Pentium E6600 and Pentium E5500 CPU prices from US$133, US$84 and US$75 to US$117, US$75 and US$64, respectively.
In mid-October, Intel will cut the Core i3-550, Pentium E6700 and Pentium E5700 from US $138, US$86 and US$75 to US$117, US$75 and US$64, respectively, while the entry-level Celeron E3400 will also see its price drop from US$53 to US$42 at the same time.”
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