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Massive Price Drops On Intel CPU's

Discussion in 'General Hardware Issues' started by mick2006, May 1, 2007.

  1. mick2006

    mick2006 Well-Known Member

    I was just on buy.com's website and noticed that the top Intel CPU's have almost been cut in half. May be a good time to build that HTPC that you have been wanting, or simply up your speed to play these HD movies.
  2. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    I'm expecting the Q6600 to drop significantly by August (possibly sooner).
    Last edited: May 1, 2007
  3. customshopkv1

    customshopkv1 Well-Known Member

    That's what I am waiting for!!!
  4. oldjoe

    oldjoe Well-Known Member

    The dealer info list that I received in January, about the price reductions, didn't include the 6600. Perhaps that info will be updated soon.
  5. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    I'm told Q3-Q4.

    It's already dropped to ~$580 U.S. currently in Canada: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=22211&vpn=BX80562Q6600&manufacture=Intel&promoid=1064

    In the U.S., it's slightly cheaper:

    Thread on possible future price drop here:

    I'm seeing the $266 price mentioned a lot:
    Last edited: May 1, 2007
  6. oldjoe

    oldjoe Well-Known Member

    $535 on Newegg now so the $250 range could be a reality by Q3.
  7. bluhd22

    bluhd22 Member

    Has anybody heard anything about the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 coming down in price ???
  8. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    I haven't, yet.
  9. oldjoe

    oldjoe Well-Known Member

    It was not on the list that I received.
  10. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator