Intel prunes Celeron prices

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Intel trimmed the prices of most of its Celeron desktop chip range this weekend, as anticipated.

The 2.6GHz part saw is price fall the most - 14 per cent - while the others fell by six or seven per cent. The price of the 2.3GHz part remained unchanged at $79. Prices, as always, are per-processor sold in batches of 1000.

Celeron price cuts
Processor Prev. Price New Price Change
2.6GHz $103 $89 -14%
2.5GHz $89 $83 -7%
2.4GHz $84 $79 -6%
2.3GHz $79 $79 N/A
2.2GHz $74 $69 -7%
2.1GHz $74 $69 -7%