Intel Q6600 and Q8200 Price cuts on October 19

Friday, September 12, 2008 Leave a Comment



Intel has planned to cut the price of two of its Quad Core CPUs on 19 October 2008.

The cheapest Core2Quad Q6600 based on 65nm Kentsfield is clocked at 2.4 GigaHertz will drop by $10 from $193 to $183.
The newer Core2Quad Q8200 based on 45nm Yorkfield is clocked at 2.33 GigaHertz will drop by $21 from $224 to $203

Intel will also launch a new dual-core CPU E7400 on the same day.

Core2Quad Q6600 Specifications:
Speed: 2.40GHz
Cores: 4
Cache Size: 2 x 4MB L2 Cache
Bus Speed: 1066MHz
Manufacturing technology: 65nm
Socket: LGA775
Power TDP: 95W
Current Price: $193

Core2Quad Q8200 Specifications:
Speed: 2.33GHz
Cores: 4
Cache Size: 2 x 2MB L2 Cache
Bus Speed: 1066MHz
Manufacturing technology: 45nm
Socket: LGA775
Power TDP: 95W
Current Price: $224

1 comments »

  • Pat said:  

    Haven't seen a drop yet.