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How much is the Pentium 4 / Mobile Pentium 4 (another price cut)

While our respectable readers unhurriedly discusses advantages and drawbacks of Pentium 4 Prescott´s 31-stage pipeline in various forums, some more practical individuals search for price lists naturally expecting a price cut.

Well, Intel officially reduced prices not only for desktop Pentium 4, but also for Mobile Pentium 4 series. prices for the new Prescott are worth a separate mention: even the most powerful 3.4E GHz Pentium 4 should cost just $417 in over 1,000-unit quantities (though we´ll have to wait for it some time). Remembering prices for early 800MHz FSB chips, I can hardly believe that Pentium 4 Prescott 2.8E costs just $178 (same quantities).

Prices for Northwood models were cut as well. I think that setting prices for Prescott and Northwood solutions alike, Intel tried to stress the fastest transition to making 90nm shipments primary. Values below stand for over 1,000-unit quantities as well.

Clock rate, GHz Cache FSB, MHz
HT
Old price
New price
Cut, %
Pentium 4 Extreme Edition
3.4 2MB L3 800
+
-
$999
-
3.2 2MB L3 800
+
$925
$925
-
Pentium 4
3.4E 1MB L2 800
+
-
$417
-
3.4 512KB L2 800
+
-
$417
-
3.2E 1MB L2 800
+
-
$278
-
3.2 512KB L2 800
+
$417
$278
-33%
3,0E 1MB L2 800
+
-
$218
-
3 512KB L2 800
+
$278
$218
-22%
3.06 512KB L2 533
+
$262
$218
-17%
2.8E 1MB L2 800
+
-
$178
-
2.8C 512KB L2 800
+
$218
$178
-18%
2.8A 1MB L2 533
-
-
$163
-
2.8 512KB L2 533
-
$193
$163
-16%
2.6 512KB L2 800
+
$178
$178
-
2.66 512KB L2 533
-
$163
$163
-
Mobile Pentium 4
3.2 512KB L2 533
+
$433
$294
-32%
3.06 512KB L2 533
+
$294
$234
-20%
3.06 512KB L2 533
-
$278
$218
-22%
2.80 512KB L2 533
+
$234
$202
-14%
2.80 512KB L2 533
-
$218
$186
-15%
2.66 512KB L2 533
+
$202
$202
-
2.66 512KB L2 533
-
$186
$186
-

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