Feeds

Intel rebate programme causes further chip price reductions

There's more than one way to attack the K7 Kat

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Dealers and distributors close to Intel's plans have revealed a rebate system which will give further price reductions to people who buy its processor and other products. The IPD rebate system, available only to dealers who buy through Intel authorised distributors, not only provides its customers with rebates on processors, but also gives them a two percent merchandising incentive payment, the sources said. That, in addition to rebates, is intended to further put pressure on Intel competitors -- such as AMD. Rebates for those joining the system, amount to $23 apiece for 600MHz and 550MHz Pentium IIIs, $15 for 500MHz Pentium IIIs, and $5 for the now doomed PIII/450. There are even rebates available on the already cutthroat Celeron family of chips, amounting to around $3 at the high end. The Xeon family also offers whopping reductions, with the 2Mb Pentium III/500 Xeon having $126 lopped off its price. Intel has also extended such rebates to hubs, routers, chassis and a heap of other products, showing it can afford some pain in its gladiatorial battle with AMD... ®

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

More from The Register

next story
Facebook pays INFINITELY MORE UK corp tax than in 2012
Thanks for the £3k, Zuck. Doh! you're IN CREDIT. Guess not
DOUBLE BONK: Testy fanbois catch Apple Pay picking pockets
Users wail as tapcash transactions are duplicated
Happiness economics is bollocks. Oh, UK.gov just adopted it? Er ...
Opportunity doesn't knock; it costs us instead
YARR! Pirates walk the plank: DMCA magnets sink in Google results
Spaffing copyrighted stuff over the web? No search ranking for you
In the next four weeks, 100 people will decide the future of the web
While America tucks into Thanksgiving turkey, the world will be taking over the net
Microsoft EU warns: If you have ties to the US, Feds can get your data
European corps can't afford to get complacent while American Big Biz battles Uncle Sam
prev story

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.