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Xeon DP pruning ahead of Nocona launch

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Computex Intel has quietly cut the prices of a range of Xeon DP processors ahead of the launch later this month of 'Nocona', its first 64-bit x86 server processor.

The chip maker reduced prices across almost the enture full line-up of 130nm parts, leaving only the top-end 3.2GHz, 2MB cache version and the bottom-of-the-line 2GHz chips untouched.

Other parts' prices fell by up to 34 per cent.

Intel is expected to launch Nocona on xx June. Nocona brings the chip giant's AMD64-like EM64 technology to the Xeon DP line, primarily to provide access to a 64-bit memory address space. ®

Intel Xeon Price Cuts
Processor Prev. Price New Price Change
3.2GHz, 2MB, 533MHz FSB $1043 $1043  
3.2GHz, 1MB, 533MHz FSB $851 $690 -19%
3.06GHz, 1MB, 533MHz FSB $690 $455 -34%
3.06GHz, 512KB, 533MHz FSB $455 $316 -31%
3GHz, 512KB, 400MHz FSB $433 $294 -32%
2.8GHz, 1MB, 533MHz FSB $455 $316 -31%
2.8GHz, 512KB, 533MHz FSB $316 $256 -19%
2.8GHz, 512KB, 400MHz FSB $294 $234 -20%
2.66GHz, 512KB, 533MHz FSB $256 $209 -18%
2.6GHz, 512KB, 400MHz FSB $234 $198 -15%
2.4GHz, 1MB, 533MHz FSB $316 $256 -19%
2.4GHz, 512KB, 533MHz FSB $209 $198 -5%
2.4GHz, 512KB, 400MHz FSB $198 $188 -5%
2GHz, 512KB, 533MHz FSB $198 $198  

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