Intel marked down the price of its Intel Pentium D processor, the 960 that runs at 3.6GHz, to $316, down 40 percent from $530 in early June, according to a new price list published Thursday on its Web site.
The company also chopped prices on some of its Intel Pentium 4 processors that support hyperthreading technology. It marked down the 3.6GHz version of the processor that has an 800MHz front side bus to $183, down 54 percent, the 3.2GHz model of the chip by 61 percent to $84, and the 3GHz version by 58 percent to $74.
Intel also cut prices on some laptop processors, but none by more than 1 percent. Prices of server and workstation processors remained unchanged.
Intel's new July 27 price list can be found at http://www.intel.com/intel/finance/pricelist/July_27_06_1ku_Price_Final_web.pdf