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AMD cuts prices of desktop CPUs
May 01, 2013
: Earlier this week AMD announced new processors, expanding the line
of high-end FX CPUs with quad-core FX-4350 and six-core FX-6350.
It's not uncommon for AMD to lower prices when launching new products,
and this time it was not an exception. Based on the latest official AMD price list, the company cut prices of ten A-Series and FX-Series chips
by as much as 19%.
AMD cuts prices on A-Series APUs and FX CPUs
Apr 27, 2012
: A few days after announcement of Intel's Ivy Bridge
micro-architecture, many news sites reported
retailers slashed prices of FX-8150 processors by 15% - 20%, and
suggested that AMD may have dropped the prices of other processors as
well. Today AMD published new pricelist, confirming price drop for the
FX-8150 model. The company also cut prices of six- and quad-core
FX-Series chips, and for all microprocessors from A-Series.
AMD cuts prices of Phenom II and FX CPUs
Feb 28, 2012
: As you may know, AMD yesterday launched two FX microprocessors,
including company's first production CPU, operating faster than 4 GHz.
New product releases are usually accompanied by price drops of older
models, and it wasn't an exception this time. AMD cut prices on two
FX-Series models, and reduced prices for most of Phenom IIs. They also
added pricing for A-Series A6-3620 and A8-3820 Accelerated Processing
Bits and pieces: new 65W APUs spotted in HP PCs
Jan 10, 2012
: On December 20 AMD announced five new socket FM1 desktop
Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), including two unlocked A6-3670K
and A8-3870K models with 100 Watt Thermal Design Power, and A4-3420,
A6-3620 and A8-3820 SKUs with 65 Watt TDP. Unlocked CPUs were
released about a week later, while three 65 Watt chips are still not
available anywhere, even for pre-order. The processors did emerge in
specifications of several Hewlett Packard PCs, which confirms our
suspicion that the 3420, 3620 and 3820 APUs may be shipped only as
A6-3670K and A8-3870K surfaced in AMD product database
Dec 20, 2011
: Last Friday Turkish site Donanimhaber published a few slides, one
of which revealed release date and official prices of A6-3670K and
A8-3870K Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). Two processors will be
launched on December 26, priced at $115 for A6 model, and $135 for A8
model. AMD today added specifications of these processors to
product database, thus confirming imminent release of both
Release date and prices of A6-3670K and A8-3870K CPUs
Dec 16, 2011
: On December 5, we published preliminary details of AMDs Llano A6-3670K, A8-3820 and A8-3870K APUs. Turkish site Donanimhaber have now published the release dates and initial pricing for A8-3870K and A6-3670K, as well as revealing more information about the A8-3820.