Intel, AMD Makes Mobile Computing More Affordable

Mobile Chips Get Cheaper

by Anton Shilov
02/16/2004 | 07:38 AM

Advanced Micro Devices and Intel Corporation today lowered prices on their mobile processors. Additionally, AMD slashed the costs of its desktop Athlon XP CPUs to better compete with Intel Celeron chips.

 

AMD reduced pricing of its microprocessors for mobile applications by 6% to 34% across all its product lines, including CPUs for desktop replacement notebooks, chips for mainstream laptops as well as processors for thin and light mobile computers. Intel cut down prices mostly on its DTR SKUs by up to 32%.

Please take a look at the table that represents current official prices on mobile processors from Intel and AMD:


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AMD went even further today and aligned pricing of its desktop Athlon XP 2800+, 2700+, 2600+ and other processors with comparable Intel Celeron products. Traditionally AMD brings prices of its previous generation PC processors into line with Intel’s value offerings; though, originally designed to compete with Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon XP chips are much faster than Intel Celeron in the vast majority of applications.

Have a look at the current official pricing of Intel’s and AMD’s desktop CPUs:


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All official pricing are effective now for quantities starting from 1000 units.