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July 22 has arrived and Core 2 Quad Q6600s for under $300

Intel last week released a new lineup of 1333 MHz front-side bus processors at low price points, but held off price cuts for existing processors until July 22. The day has arrived and Intel price cuts for existing Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad processors are going into effect at various retailers.


Intel Core 2 Quad
Model
Core
Frequency L2 Cache
FSBJuly 22
QX68002.93 GHz 8MB1066 MHz
$999
Q67002.66 GHz 8MB1066 MHz
$530
Q66002.40 GHz 8MB1066 MHz
$266

Intel’s star for this round of price cuts is the quad-core Core 2 Quad Q6600. The price cut cuts the Core 2 Quad Q6600 price in half to $266 per processor, in 1,000-unit quantities, from the existing $530 price. The Core 2 Quad Q6600 is the only sub-$300 quad-core processor available on the market. Intel has positioned the Core 2 Quad Q6700, which launched last week, at the $530 price point.
Rest here : http://www.dailytech.com/Intel+Price...rticle8073.htm
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sexy.

Now its just a matter of time before current stepping (B0?) reserve diminish and we are left with the true Q6600 champ, G0.

Hooray.
    
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The Quads are getting really cheap., If I had the money I would buy from the US. The Dollar is very weak compared to our pound so I would be quids in.
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sexy.

Now its just a matter of time before current stepping (B0?) reserve diminish and we are left with the true Q6600 champ, G0.

Hooray.
Current Revisions are B3 btw.
 
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The Quads are getting really cheap., If I had the money I would buy from the US. The Dollar is very weak compared to our pound so I would be quids in.
yea its a joke...even from overclockers.co.uk it works out at $350 and thats on special offer...
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hmm one finnish shops sells them for 512€(707$) and one for 269€ (370$)
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nice lil' chart...
    
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Might want to point out thats for orders of 1000 CPU's. Not individual prices.
It's about time!
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The Quads are getting really cheap., If I had the money I would buy from the US. The Dollar is very weak compared to our pound so I would be quids in.

Even if you manage to find a decent retailer that ships to the UK, the added cost of delivery and tax when it arrives means you can end up spending alot more than you anticipate. Unfortunately, I found this out the hard way.
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heh. even though i bought my e6600 a while back... i might still manage to get ahold of one of those quads

guy i know wants me to build him a pc. and we are thinking of just having him buy my cpu at retail price. and i can step up to a q6600

might just be my lucky day afterall

and who says u cannot "step up" on a cpu

maybe evga should start making intel cpu's ?
    
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