Intel plans 50% price cut for Core 2 Quad chips

Taylor, Colleen
June 2007
Electronic News;6/18/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 25, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plans of Intel Corp. to reduce the price of its Core 2 Quad processors by 50 percent on July 22, 2007, according to a report published from "Bloomberg" news. The chips, which were introduced in November 2007, sell for around $530 each. The article states that the move could be a pre-emptive strike against Phenom, the quad core offering of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), due in the second half of 2007.


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