Deal of the week: Cheap Athlons galore
We're bringing you AMD chips once again in our deal post this week, simply because it's hard to avoid. AMD cut prices yet again last Monday, and some of the resulting deals definitely deserve mention. Here are the members of AMD's dual-core Athlon 64 X2 line that are currently cheaper than any of Intel's Core 2 Duo processors:
The price of Intel's 1.8GHz Core 2 Duo E4300 recently dropped to $139
on Newegg, but AMD's latest price cuts still put a good chunk of the Athlon 64 X2 lineup below that. Anyway, whether you prefer AMD or Intel, it's definitely a good time to be shopping for a cheap dual-core processor.