Hardware manufacturers often reduce prices for its products in order to increase consumer interest and improve competitive ability of particular items. An ADM is not an exclusion. The company has recently announced about price drop on Phenom II series processor, including dual-, quad- and six-core models, as well as fro power efficient models Phenom II X4 905e and Phenom II X4 910e.
Although the price change relate to chips in bulk quantity of 1000 pcs. this should also be reflected on price tags at retailers and e-tailers. For example, the price of Phenom II X4 CPUs got lower by about $10 while Phenom II X6 series models got cheaper by $20 on average.
|Model||Old price||New price|
|Phenom II X4 840||–||$105|
|Phenom II X4 955 BE||$145||$135|
|Phenom II X4 965 BE||$165||$155|
|Phenom II X4 970 BE||$185||$175|
|Phenom II X4 975 BE||–||$195|
|Phenom II X6 1055T||$199||$175|
|Phenom II X6 1065T||–||$185|
|Phenom II X6 1075T||$199||$195|
|Phenom II X6 1090T BE||$235||$205|
|Phenom II X6 1100T BE||$265||$239|
The most affordable quad-core processor, AMD Phenom II X4 840, now costs $105. Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition clocked at 3.2 GHz and with unlocked multipliers is available for $135. Concerning six-core line-up, Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition rated 3.2 GHz can be purchased for $205, which makes it a great bargain. To add, Phenom II X4 905e and Phenom II X4 910e with lower TDP values will cost you $165 and $175 respectively.