Intel cuts processor prices
Intel has slashed processor prices again, this time by as much as 38% according to this article over at C|Net. The Pentium 4 3.06GHz's official price fell from $589 to only $401, and already Pricewatch shows the chip available for around $390. Intel's 3.00GHz Pentium 4, which runs on an 800MHz front side bus, isn't available just yet but will reportedly cost only $417.
At only $320, AMD's high-end Athlon XP 3000+ is still a cheaper option. In fact, AMD's entire line of processors continues to be cheaper than Intel's offerings, but that doesn't seem to be helping AMD gain market share by leaps and bounds.