In a mail AMD has the resellers pointed out that on Monday (17.12). Round a price of AMD coming in, especially the price of the Phenom.
Without mention prices, the Phenom 9500, 9600 and 9600 Black Edition (unlocked), according to this message now just before Christmas in the regions of previous dual-core processors. In comparison, the existing AMD-top model AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400 + is now around 143 euros.
"And what’s more, to enable you to experience the true performance of the AMD Phenom 9000 series processors, we are offering our loyal customers an early Christmas gift – the Phenom 9500, 9600 and 9600 Black Edition with clock multiplier, at a traditionally dual-core price!
That’s right! With effect from Monday 17th December you will be able to harness Quad-Core Power at a traditionally Dual-Core price!"
And the merchants seem prices already falling, the Phenom 9500 from 184 euros currently listed.
In addition, on 7 January pending further price round, in which the prices of certain dual-and single-core processors reduced.